Think You Know Everything?  

EuropeenEyes 61F
35 posts
10/4/2005 8:19 am

Last Read:
12/28/2007 3:48 pm

Think You Know Everything?

Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.

Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.

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

A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.

There are more chickens than people in the world.

Two-thirds of the world's eggplant is grown in New Jersey.

The longest one-syllable word in the English language is "screeched."

On a Canadian two dollar bill, the flag flying over the Parliament building is an American flag.

All of the clocks in the movie "Pulp Fiction" are stuck on 4:20.

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".

All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill.

Almonds are a member of the peach family.

Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.

Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable.

There are only four words in the English language which end in "dous":tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.

Los Angeles' full name is "El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula"

A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.

An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain

In most advertisements, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10.

Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer.

The characters Bert and Ernie on Sesame Street were named after Bert the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank Capra's "It's a Wonderful Life."

A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.

A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.

It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.

The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.

In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.

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

The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.

There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.

Stewardesses" is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand

rm_truebrit1960 56M
1 post
10/7/2005 5:57 am

You have such interesting pillow talk!

I hope your conversation doesn't make an intelligent guy stray from the matters in hand while making love to you. I'd just love to hear you talk while licking your body all over.

Take care

Krystyan4444 105M

1/15/2007 10:23 pm

Any more ?

darknhandsome777 47M
1 post
4/5/2007 2:16 pm

Here's another to add to your list:

Unlike most other words that are negated by adding the prefix "in-" ("inconceivable" is the opposite of "conceivable"), inflammable and flammable mean the exact same thing - combustible.

Could you tell that I was a literature major in university?

rm_mortite 63M
2 posts
11/6/2007 5:50 pm

I can't fit my rubber band supply in the fridge, maybe because it is already overloaded with film and vitamins.

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