Trivia..... some points to ponder.......

Discussion in 'Social Club' started by xxx, Feb 21, 2006.

  1. xxx

    xxx Guest

    "Stewardesses" is the longest word typed with only the left hand and "lollipop" with your right. (Bet you tried this out mentally, didn't you?)

    It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.

    Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable. (I'll bet you're going to check this out.)

    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 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)

    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. (but who really cares?)

    A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.

    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.)

    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 only 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.

    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. (Good thing he did that)

    The winter of 1932 was so cold that Niagara Falls 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.

    ..................Now you know everything!
  2. Hayzer

    Hayzer New Member

    Holy cow, that's way too much info. to take in this late. Gonna have to mark this one and check back for reference.
    Nice post mrb.

  3. xxx

    xxx Guest

    This is one I have problems with....... Math sucks though so what do I know..........LOL:rotfl::rotfl::rotfl::rotfl::rotfl::hysterical::hysterical:
  4. Hayzer

    Hayzer New Member

    Well, actually there were not any marriages 4,000 years ago so in actuallty we have attempted to domesticate the woman. We have brought them into the house, so it's a start.
  5. xxx

    xxx Guest

    Yeah.... the start of the finish......... And just how many of them own that house now????????????:hysterical:
  6. Hayzer

    Hayzer New Member

    After having re-read my post, I'm sure that I'll catch some flack:mad2:

    :peepwall:Story of my life....:eek:
  7. xxx

    xxx Guest

    That's OK bud..... You're still young and learning........ It don't take long for an old dog like me to pick up on chit like that.... BEEN THERE....... DONE THAT.....:eek::eek::toilet::toilet::wave::behead::behead:
  8. Very interesting thread!!!

    As far as the domesticating of the women....Well, yeah we've brought them in the house and now they own everything!!!:bangin:
  9. Cburrows_tx

    Cburrows_tx New Member

    Nov 24, 2004
    Lamar Co. Texas
    Well I feel smarter this morning after reading this!

    You all brought us in the with it!
  10. Rebel2

    Rebel2 Well-Known Member

    Dec 16, 2003
    Ozark, MO
    holy schmolies thats alot of info.. thank ya mrb! :cheers:
  11. Grumpy

    Grumpy New Member

    Jul 5, 2004
    Central MO
    Sometimes it's hard to deal when you ain't plying with a full deck.......LOL
  12. Grumpy

    Grumpy New Member

    Jul 5, 2004
    Central MO
    Good info MrB.
    I gotta go now before I get in trouble!
  13. membergone

    membergone New Member

    Jan 17, 2004
    You'd prolly feel smarter after reading a copy of Dr. Seuss's "Go Dog Go." :stickfight:
  14. Keith

    Keith New Member

    Dec 13, 2002
    Springfield, MO.

  15. Keith

    Keith New Member

    Dec 13, 2002
    Springfield, MO.
    Well mine obviously is not doing it's job...........:bangin:
  16. sand_manms

    sand_manms New Member

    Dec 13, 2005
    South Mississippi

    Good one DSG! :toilet:
  17. Cburrows_tx

    Cburrows_tx New Member

    Nov 24, 2004
    Lamar Co. Texas
  18. membergone

    membergone New Member

    Jan 17, 2004
    Nice :ass: ! :hysterical:
  19. sand_manms

    sand_manms New Member

    Dec 13, 2005
    South Mississippi
    From the looks of it I guess we could call her "Chubby Cheeks" huh? :peepwall:

  20. membergone

    membergone New Member

    Jan 17, 2004
    DSG just wants to go on record as saying he is having no further part in this discussion.