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This really is

interesting.......

Just keep scrolling down.

This is very interesting!

After reading it, you'll go

'duh,

I didn't know that.'

'Stewardesses'

is the longest word typed

with only the left hand

And 'lollipop' is the longest word typed

with your right hand.

(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.

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.

(I know some people like

that also)

Babies are

born without kneecaps.

They don't appear until the

child reaches 2 t o 6 months 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, 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.

(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.

Now you know more than you

did before!!

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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?)

What about your a dous? oh hang on that's not English is it? my bad........

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I can see Terence is from Cape Town.....no surprises there

*snigger*

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