Things to know

I knew some of these but not all.

(Author unknown)

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.

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
(Some days that’s about what my memory span is.)

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 the child reaches 2 to 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.

Women blink  nearly twice as much as men.

and because I want to share this really cool shed I found this one is actually mine:

Sometimes Rust is a color.

One thought on “Things to know

  1. Those are so interesting. I am pretty sure my kids can come up with some words that rhyme with orange and silver. Rust is a beautiful color and photographs so well!!

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