Wednesday, 13 June 2012

There are lots of things we do not know

                                         "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.



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.)
                          


"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.

                When typing the words on TYPEWRITER 
                            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."


 
                   A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.                                       

   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.
                 Almonds are a member of the peach family.

An ostrich's eye 
is bigger than its brain.(I know some people like that also. Ha, it's just a joke!)
 
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 winter of 1932 was so cold that Niagara Falls froze completely solid.

                               Winston Churchill

                   
                 was born in a ladies' room during a dance.


          

There are more chickens than people in the world, despite they're being eaten by the millions everyday, by the humans of course!
         
               Women blink nearly twice as much as men.


Bonus!! All the ants in Africa weigh more than ALL the Elephants!!


 
Now you know (a little) 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?!   No, I'm passing it on in his memory 'cos of his talented works but I leave it to you......just mind your steps on raining days!

Post copied from mail received through the net.

Alan CY Kok

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