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dinsdag 10 juli 2012

Interesting facts

'Stewardesses' is the longest word typed with only the left hand.

And '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.

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..
(Now, you KNOW you're going to try this out for accuracy, right?)

The words 'racecar,' 'kayak' and '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 possibly 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 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 shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.

snail can sleep for three years.
(I know some people that could do this too.!)

An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
(I know some people like that also. Actually I know A LOT of people like this!)

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

Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated

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