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"Stewardesses"

is the longest word typed with only the left hand

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And "lollipop"

is the longest word typed with your right hand.

 

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No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, or purple.

 

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"Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt".

 

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Our eyes are always the same size from birth,

but our nose and ears never stop growing.

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The sentence: "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog"

uses every letter of the alphabet.

 

 

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The words 'racecar,'

'kayak' , and 'level'

are the same whether they are read left to right or right to left (palindromes).

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There are only four words in the English language which end in "dous": tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous

 

There are two words in the English language that have all five vowels in order: "abstemious" and "facetious."

 

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TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.

 

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A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.

 

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A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.

 

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A "jiffy" is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.

 

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A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.

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A snail can sleep for three years.

 

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Almonds are a member of the peach family.

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An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.

(I know some people like that also)

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Babies are born without kneecaps. They don't appear until the child reaches 2 to 6 years of age.

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February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon.

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In the last 4,000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.

 

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If the population of China walked past you, 8 abreast, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.

 

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Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.

 

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Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite!

 

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Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.

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The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.

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The cruise liner, QE 2

 

moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.

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The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.

(Good thing he did that.)

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The winter of 1932 was so cold that Niagara Falls froze completely solid.

 

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There are more chickens than people in the world.

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Winston Churchill

 

was born in a ladies' room during a dance.

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Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

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Bonus!! All the ants in Africa weigh more than ALL the Elephants!!

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Now you know (a little) more than you did before!!

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If the population of China walked past you, 8 abreast, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.

Small point if they are all walking past me 8 abreast when do they find time to reproduce?

 

 

"Stewardesses"

is the longest word typed with only the left hand

Not by me it isn't :mrgreen:

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more to the point is WHY did someone measure that.

 

Your actual goldfish has a capacity for learning and has a memory span greater than the stated 3 seconds. They have been known to be able to negotiate simple obstacles in return for food and over a period of time have learnt to recognise the route that will get them to the food in the shortest time.

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Blorenge - a hill in Wales

Chilver - a female lamb

Curple - a strap under a horse's saddle (or buttocks)

Uneath - archaic, means scarcely, with difficulty. It's pronounced to rhyme with month.

 

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1 – You can’t wash your eyes with soap
2 – You can’t count your hair

 

3 - You can’t breathe through your nose with your tongue out
4 – You just tried number 3

 

6 – When you did number 3 you realised it is possible… but you looked like a dog.
7 – You are smiling right now because you feel daft

 

8 – You skipped number 5
9 -  You just checked to see it there WAS a number 5

 

10 – Share this with your best friends says the original .. if you have any of course.. but then there's always facebook and forums :lol:  :wink:

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