Sunday, March 22, 2015

Did you know.....?

 
 
Did you know?
 
Stewardesses cid:1.2017337136@web181303.mail.ne1.yahoo.comis the longest word 
typed with only the left hand.
 

And 'lollipopcid:2.2017337136@web181303.mail.ne1.yahoo.com
is the longest word typed
with your right hand

(Bet you just tried these out mentally, didn't you?)
 
 
 
No word in the English language rhymes with 
month
 orangesilver , or purple.
cid:3.2017337136@web181303.mail.ne1.yahoo.comcid:4.2017337136@web181303.mail.ne1.yahoo.com
 
' Dreamt' is the only English word that ends in the letters 'mt'. 
(Are you doubting this?)
cid:5.2017337136@web181303.mail.ne1.yahoo.com
 
Our eyes cid:6.2017337136@web181303.mail.ne1.yahoo.comare always the same size from birth,
but our nosecid:7.2017337136@web181303.mail.ne1.yahoo.com and ears
cid:8.2017337136@web181303.mail.ne1.yahoo.com
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?)
cid:9.2017337136@web181303.mail.ne1.yahoo.com
 
 
The words 'racecar,' cid:10.2017337136@web181303.mail.ne1.yahoo.com
'kayak' cid:11.2017337136@web181303.mail.ne1.yahoo.com
and 'level' cid:12.2017337136@web181303.mail.ne1.yahoo.com
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 possibly still doubting any of this, are you ?)
 
There are two words in the English language that have all five vowels in order: 'abstemious' and 'facetious.' 
(Okay, admit it, you just went through “a-e-i-o-u” in your head)
 

TYPEWRITER
 cid:13.2017337136@web181303.mail.ne1.yahoo.comis 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 .
cid:14.2017337136@web181303.mail.ne1.yahoo.com
 
A goldfish cid:15.2017337136@web181303.mail.ne1.yahoo.comhas a memory span of three seconds
(And, some days I think I’m right there with them.)

A 'jiffycid:16.2017337136@web181303.mail.ne1.yahoo.comis an actual unit of time, 1/100th of a second.
 

A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes. 
A snail cid:17.2017337136@web181303.mail.ne1.yahoo.comcan sleep for three years.
 
(I know some people that could do this too!)


1 comments:

Danielle Royalegacy said...

Did you know that there is no such thing as stewardesses anymore. They are called flight attendants now. I liked them better as stewardesses, just as I like a female actor to be actress. I'm all for women getting equal pay, but taking away these old titles took away something from women.

Hey, I sure did turn the subject around. Now how did I do that? Oh, I got to monologuing.

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