Knowledge is power

We’re not sure just how much value this knowledge will add to your life but a little fun can be had with these not so useful facts.

-‘Stewardesses’ is the longest word typed with only the left hand… and ‘lollipop’ is the longest word typed with your right hand.

-No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, or purple.

-‘Dreamt’ is the only English word that ends in the letters ‘mt’.

-Our eyes 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,’ ‘kayak’ and ‘level’ 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 cat has 32 muscles in each ear.

-A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.

-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.

-Babies are born without kneecaps. They don’t appear until between 2 and 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 domesticated.

-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.

-The winter of 1932 was so cold that Niagara Falls froze completely solid.

-There are more chickens than people in the world.

-Winston Churchill was born in a ladies’ room during a dance.

-Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

Now you know more than you did before!!

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