Friday, March 9, 2012

I Love This Stuff!


Because it's Friday and because I love random facts - ENJOY!. 
Somehow, I can remember dumb stuff like these, but not what I learned in high school or college


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

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”.

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 goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.

A “jiffy” is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.

A snail can sleep for three years.

Almonds are a member of the peach family.

An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.

Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite!

The average person’s left hand does 56% of the typing.


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