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  1. #1
    What About these things?...
    "Stewardesses" is the longest word typed with only the left hand and "lollipop" with your right.
    It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
    Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable.
    No words in the English language rhyme with month, orange, silver, or purple.
    "Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt".
    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 ( ? ). See if you can guess, the answer is at the bottom.
    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.
    All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill.
    A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.
    A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
    A crocodile cannot stick out its tongue.
    A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.
    A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.
    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.
    Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer.
    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.
    Butterflies taste with their feet.
    Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds. Dogs have about 10.
    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.
    If you are an average American, in your whole life, you will spend an average of 6 months waiting at red lights. Thats roughly 259,200 lights at 1 min. apiece. Another way to look at it is 12 lights a day, 7 days a week, for 60 years.
    Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.
    On a Canadian two dollar bill, the flag flying over the Parliament building is an American flag.
    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, QE2, 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 Fall s froze completely solid.
    There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
    There are more chickens than people in the world.
    There's no Betty Rubble in the Flintstones Chewables Vitamins
    Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
    Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.
    Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
    Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks; otherwise
    it will digest itself.
    THERE! ... Now you know everything!
    PS The fourth "dous" word is hazardous

  2. #2
    H20 Toie
    now i know everything except i still don't know anything about women :crossx:

  3. #3
    I knew that. :notam:

  4. #4
    Women blink nearly twice as much as men
    Especially on a date with a doctor or lawyer.
    such useful info, I can go home now. :rollside:

  5. #5
    nothing I did not know already :rollside:

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    you CAN sneeze with your eyes open, I've done it. :yuk:

  7. #7
    you CAN sneeze with your eyes open, I've done it. :yuk:
    Well, I guess if you don't have eyelids you gan.

  8. #8
    ...lots of free time topless...???...

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    bunny 166
    ...lots of free time topless...???...
    :boxed: LOL...I think the list is pretty cool....

  10. #10
    ...lots of free time topless...???...Not really, it was an email.....the copy and past thing works pretty well.

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