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    SO YOU THINK YOU KNOW EVERYTHING?



    "Stewardesses" is the longest word typed with only the left hand and

    "lollipop" with your right. (Bet you tried this out mentally, didn't

    you?)




    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". (Are

    you doubting this?)



    Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never

    stop growing.



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

    letter of the alphabet. (Now, you KNOW you're going to try this out for

    accuracy, right?)

    The words 'racecar,' 'kayak' and 'level' are the same whether they are

    read left to right or right to left (palindromes). (Yep, I knew you were

    going to "do" this one.)




    There are only four words in the English language which end in "dous":

    tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous. (You're not doubting

    this, are you?)



    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. (All you typists are going to test this out)




    A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.



    A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds. (Some days that's about

    what my memory span is)




    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. (I know some people that could do this

    too.)




    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 bands last longer when refrigerated.




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




    The cruise liner, QE2, 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. (Good thing he did that)


    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.

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    I knew some of those, but I didn't know some.

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    *MikeDX - the word that explains the term "gay"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zion View Post
    *MikeDX - the word that explains the term "gay"
    lol

    PSN ID: splodger15

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zion View Post
    *MikeDX - the word that explains the term "gay"
    Not true

    Find yourself some ebay spelling mistake bargains!
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    shame some are wrong....

    and language is art not science...

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    nooo he got that picture of fernando lol

    MikeDX - The gay who loves to accuse

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zion View Post
    *MikeDX - the word that explains the term "gay"
    Ouch, that was kind of mean. Hopefully, it was just Irish humor right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ExcruciationX View Post
    Ouch, that was kind of mean. Hopefully, it was just Irish humor right?
    It sure smells like it...

    Nice set of facts there dude... I want more!

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    Quote Originally Posted by kando View Post
    SO YOU THINK YOU KNOW EVERYTHING?



    "Stewardesses" is the longest word typed with only the left hand and

    "lollipop" with your right. (Bet you tried this out mentally, didn't

    you?)




    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". (Are

    you doubting this?)



    Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never

    stop growing.



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

    letter of the alphabet. (Now, you KNOW you're going to try this out for

    accuracy, right?)

    The words 'racecar,' 'kayak' and 'level' are the same whether they are

    read left to right or right to left (palindromes). (Yep, I knew you were

    going to "do" this one.)




    There are only four words in the English language which end in "dous":

    tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous. (You're not doubting

    this, are you?)



    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. (All you typists are going to test this out)




    A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.



    A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds. (Some days that's about

    what my memory span is)




    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. (I know some people that could do this

    too.)




    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 bands last longer when refrigerated.




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




    The cruise liner, QE2, 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. (Good thing he did that)


    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.
    The bolded one is wrong. Mythbusters did a segment over 6 weeks. The fish remembered their way through the maze.

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