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RegalCharm 12-04-2008 11:54 PM

Strange Facts and One Liners
 
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Facts are stupid things. Ronald Reagan
  • If you are an average American, in your whole life, you will spend an average of 6 months waiting at red lights.
  • It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
  • Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.
  • Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable.
  • No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, or purple.
  • Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
  • Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
  • Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
  • 'Stewardesses' is the longest word typed with only the left hand and 'lollipop' with your right.
  • 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.
  • The sentence: 'The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog', uses every letter of the alphabet.
  • The winter of 1932 was so cold that Niagara Falls froze completely solid.
  • The words 'racecar', 'kayak' and 'level' are palindromes. They read the same whether you read them left to right or right to left.
  • There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
  • There are more chickens than people in the world.
  • 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.'
  • There's no Betty Rubble in the Flintstones Chewables Vitamins.
  • Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
  • TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.
  • Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.
  • Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
  • Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks; otherwise it will digest itself.
  • Now you know everything.

TaMMa89 12-05-2008 11:52 AM

Haha :D

free_sprtd 12-05-2008 04:17 PM

oh man i feel so smart now!! thanks for sharing!! wow some of those things are like "really??"

Angel_Leaguer 12-10-2008 10:32 AM

I think whoever found out these facts has WAY too much time on their hands...lol

Thanks for sharing


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