Post by Joanna on Apr 1, 2017 18:39:10 GMT -5
Did you know .....
Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated?
There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar?
The average person’s left hand does 56% of typing?
The longest one-syllable word in the English language is “screeched”?
All clocks in the movie Pulp Fiction show the time to be 4:20?
“Dreamt” is the only English word that ends in the letters “mt”?
The almond is a member of the rose family?
There are only four words in the English language that end in “dous”: tremendous, horrendous, stupendous and hazardous?
A cat has 32 muscles in each ear?
An ostrich’s eye is larger than its brain?
Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur?
In most advertisements, the time displayed on a clock or watch is 10:10?
Al Capone’s business card indicated he was a used furniture dealer?
The characters Bert & Ernie on Sesame Street were named after Bert the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank Capra’s It’s a Wonderful Life?
It’s impossible to sneeze with your eyes open?
The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world?
In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak?
The microwave was invented after a researcher walked past a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket?
The average person falls asleep in seven minutes?
There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball?
A cockroach can live seven days without its head before it dies of thirst?
A polar bear’s skin is black and its fur isn’t white, but actually clear?
Donald Duck comics were banned in Finland because he doesn’t wear pants?
“Stewardesses” is the longest word that can be typed with only the left hand?
Shakespeare invented the words “assassination” and “bump”?
Marilyn Monroe had six toes on one foot?
If you keep a goldfish in a dark room, it will eventually turn white?
Women blink nearly twice as much as men?
Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than do left-handed people?
The sentence “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog” uses every letter in the English language?
The names of the continents all end with the same letter with which they begin?
TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be typed using only the characters on the top row of the keyboard?
The words “racecar” and “kayak” are the same whether they are read left to right or right to left?
A snail can sleep for three years?
American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first-class?
The electric chair was invented by a dentist?
Vatican City is the smallest country in the world with a population of 1,000 and a size of 108.7 acres?
“I am” is the shortest complete sentence in the English language?
No president of the United States was an only child?
The average chocolate bar contains eight insect parts?
Sources: Wititudes and Amazing Facts.