Very Important Information – –

Standard

“Stewardesses”  Stewardess is the longest word typed

with only the left hand

And “lollipop”  
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.

OrangeSilver Purple


“Dreamt” is the only English word that ends in the

letters “mt”.

(Are you doubting this?) 


Dreamt

Our eyes  
Eyes are always the same size from

birth, but our noseLong Noseand ears   Ear

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?)


Keyboard


The words ‘racecar,’ 
RaceCar ‘kayak’ 

Kayak  and ‘level’  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  
Moving Keyboard  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.
   Cat 32 Muscles


A goldfish 
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 tim e for 1/100th of a second.
Jiffy


A shark 
Shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.


A snail 
Snail can sleep for three years.  

(I know some people that could do this too.!)



Almonds are a member of the peach 
Peaches

family.

An ostrich’s eyeOstrichis bigger than its brain.    

(I know some people like that also)



Babies
Baby Walks 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.  Moon



In the last 4,000 years, no new animals have been

domesticated.

Domesticated Animals

If the population of China walked past you, 8

abreast, the line would never end because of their

rate of reproduction.


                                 Marching Chinese

Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors
Scissors

Peanuts  Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite! Dynamite

Rubber bandsRubber Bandslast longer when

refrigerated.

The average person’s left hand does 56% of the

typing. Left Hand

The cruise liner, QE 2, QE-II moves only

six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.

The microwave  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 

Frozen Niagra froze completely solid.

There are more chickens Brown Chickenthan people in

the world.


Winston Churchill
Winnie was born in a

ladies’ room during a dance.


Women blink
Blink nearly twice as much as men.

Now you know more than you did before!!


Thanx to SusanP

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About turtlemom3

Early 70’s Orthodox Christian, wife, mother, grandmother, nurse with PhD, disabled. Have wonderful service dog - Warrior! Married to the Ol’ Curmudgeon - and I’m pretty doggone happy about that! Interests: Orthodox Christianity; reading; service dogs; computers, woodworking Greatest Life Experiences: Converting to Orthodoxy, Caving in Idaho, Attending Russian Orthodox Choir Conference (Oh! that music!). Favorite Things Back in High School: Reading; classical music - nerdy things. Favorite Things Back in College: Reading; classical music - nerdy things Favorite Things to do Now: Reading; classical music, computer stuff, surfing the internet - nerdy things - no real change! Favorite TV Programs: Anything about Sci-fi or forensics - or both? Favorite Movies: The Chosen; Ostrov; 84 Charing Cross Rd; Air Force One; Becket; Indiana Jones; Star Wars; Favorite Music: Russian Orthodox (Christian) chant; Bach; Mozart's Magic Flute Favorite Quote: The body is a slave, the soul a sovereign, and therefore it is due to Divine mercy when the body is worn out by illness: for thereby the passions are weakened, and a man comes to himself; indeed, bodily illness itself is sometimes caused by the passions.”~*~ St. Seraphim of Sarov, Spiritual Instructions Favorite Authors: Robert Heinlein; Mercedes Lackey; Anne MacCaffrey, Fr. Steven Ritter, Sarah Elizabeth Cowrie, St. Nikolai Velimirovic - among many others

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