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'Stewardesses' is the longest word typed with only the left hand

And 'lollipop' is the longest word typed with your right hand.

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

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

Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing..as do some other body parts to eh??.

The sentence: 'The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog' uses every letter of the alphabet.

The words 'racecar,'

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

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.' (Yes, admit it, you are going to say, a e i o u)

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

A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.

A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.

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

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

A snail can sleep for three years.

Almonds are a member of the peach family.

An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.

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

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

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

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

Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors

Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite!

Rubber band last longer when refrigerated.

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

The cruise liner, QE 2 moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.

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

The winter of 1932 was so cold that Niagara Falls

froze completely solid.

There are more chickens than people in the world.

Winston Churchill

was born in a ladies' room during a dance.

Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

Now you know more than you did before!!

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by Kitler J. 1+ years ago

how was this funny?

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by Tia D. 1+ years ago

arsenious, aerious, gareisoun, majestious, tragedious, and about 20 more. [Words that have a-e-i-o-u with no repitition and in order]. I'm Upset that when i Googles the goldfish thing ( #13 ), This Popped Up > http://answers.google.com/answers/threadview?id=355369 < THIS IS NOT A SPAM. Anyways, You Copied And Pasted...most of these were amusing though.

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by cedric s. 1+ years ago

my memory span is 2 seconds...............what were we talking about again???

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by A M. 1+ years ago

It is actually false that the QE2 moves only six inches for every gallon of diesel it burns. It moves 40-50 feet per gallon. http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/trivia/qe2.asp

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by Dashelle S. 1+ years ago

Adam, actually, a lot of people shot them open. Btw: A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds....that's a lie. Mythbusters disproved it. I'm sure a lot of these are fake, but I'm not going to go looking them up.

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by cathy c. 1+ years ago
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by Adam C. 1+ years ago

you should put in that the can opener was made... I think three years after the can and on every can sold it said "open with hammer and nail" XD

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