Monday, July 03, 2006

Think u know it all??

What About these things?...(Got them in an email forward)

1) "Stewardesses" is the longest word typed with your left hand and
"lollipop" with your right.

2) It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.

3) Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable.

4) No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver,

5) "Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt".

6) Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears
never stop growing.

7) The sentence: "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses
letter of the alphabet.

8) The words 'racecar,' 'kayak' and 'level' are the same whether they
read left to right or right to left (palindro! mes).

9) There are only four words in the English language which end in
tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous

10) There are two words in the English language that have all five
in order: "abstemious" and "facetious."

11) TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters
on one row of the keyboard.

12) 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the
of the $5 bill

13) A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.

14) A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.

15) A crocodile cannot stick out its tongue.

16) A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.

17) A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.

18) A "jiffy" is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.

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

20) A snail can sleep for three years.

21) Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer.

22) Almonds are a member of the peach family.

23) An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.

24) Babies are born without kneecaps. They don't appear until the child
reaches 2 to 6 years of age.

25) Butterflies taste with their feet.

26) Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds. Dogs only have about 10.

27) February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a

28) In the last 4,000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.

29) If the population of China walked past you, 8 abreast, the line
never end because of the rate of reproduction.

30) If you are an average American, in your whole life, you will spend
average of 6 months waiting at red lights.

31) Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.

32) On a Canadian two dollar bill, the flag flying over the Parliament
building is an American flag.

33) Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite!

34) Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.

35) The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.

36) The cruise liner, QE2, moves only six inches for each gallon of
that it burns.

37) The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar
and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.

38) The winter of 1932 was so cold that Niagara Falls froze completely

39) There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.

40) There are more chickens than people in the world.

41) There's no Betty Rubble in the Flintstones Chewables Vitamin's.

42) Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.

43) Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.

44) Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

45) Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks;
otherwise it will digest itself.


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