Useless information for the day!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by FrizzleFreak, Sep 7, 2009.

  1. FrizzleFreak

    FrizzleFreak Chillin' With My Peeps

    '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.

    ' Dreamt' is the only English word that ends in the letters 'mt'.
    (Are you doubting this?)

    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 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.
    (I know some people that could do this too.!)

    Almonds are a member of the peach family.

    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!)

    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.
    (Good thing he did that. Wonder what else cooked before this??!)

    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!!





    The Rain-Thomas Kinkade







    This is a Thomas Kinkade painting It's rumored to carry a miracle! They say if you pass this on, you will receive a miracle.
    I am passing this on because I thought it was really pretty, and besides, who couldn't use a miracle?
     
  2. mjdtexan

    mjdtexan Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 30, 2008
    Houston(ish)
    The cruise liner, QE 2, moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.

    I wonder how much fuel she holds?​
     
  3. ChickBond 007

    ChickBond 007 Licensed to Cull

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    Quote:Exactly who figured that out, and why... and would you want to eat out of their refrigerator?
     
  4. FrizzleFreak

    FrizzleFreak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Exactly who figured that out, and why... and would you want to eat out of their refrigerator?

    I don't understand why they need to last longer? I don't use them very much, so...
    No, there are probably paperclips in the potato salad!
     
  5. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    There are more chickens than people in the world.

    Yay!
    That post deserves the title of "Most Random Rambling"! I loved it!​
     
  6. FrizzleFreak

    FrizzleFreak Chillin' With My Peeps

    *takes deep bow* Why, thank you! I was kinda bored...
     
  7. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 5, 2009
    Middleton, WI
    good one!
     
  8. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

    Mar 17, 2008
    Virginia
    If I could find the rubber bands, I'll put them in the fridge [​IMG]
     
  9. ChickenGirl95

    ChickenGirl95 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow that was interesting most of those things I would never even think about! [​IMG]
     
  10. TerriLaChicks

    TerriLaChicks Overrun With Chickens

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    This was absolutely great!!! Thank you for posting it!
     

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