is the longest word typed with your right hand.
No word in the English language rhymes with month,
“Dreamt” is the only English word that
ends in the letters “mt”.
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,’
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.”
TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using
the letters only on one row of the keyboard.
A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.
A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
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.
(We ALL know some people like that!)
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
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
There are more chickens than people in the world.
was born in a ladies’ room during a dance.
Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
Bonus!! All the ants in Africa weigh more than ALL the Elephants!!
Now you know (a little) more than you did before!!
“Doubts often beget the facts they fear.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
“The truth is more important than the facts.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
“The fewer the facts, the stronger the opinion.” ~ Arnold H Glasgow
“Practical politics consists of ignoring facts.” ~ Henry Adams
“A little fact is worth a whole limbo of dreams.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
“I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.” ~ Socrates
“Beauty is the index of a larger fact than wisdom.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes
“Every natural fact is a symbol of some spiritual fact.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
“We must have strong minds, ready to accept facts as they are.” ~ Harry S Truman
“Telling a teen-ager the facts of life is like giving a fish a bath.” ~ Arnold H Glasgow