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Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Dare I say... Interesting?

50 "Other" Facts of Life...

1- Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.

2- Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.

3- There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.

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

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

6- There are more chickens than people in the world.

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

9- All of the clocks in the movie "Pulp Fiction" are stuck on4:20.

10- No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange,silver or purple.

11- "Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt".

12- There are only 4 words in the English language which end in dous": tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.

14- A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.

15- An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.

16- Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.

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

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

19- The characters Bert & Ernie on Sesame Street were named afterBert the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank Capra's "It'sa Wonderful Life."

20- A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.

(And here's my addition:
21 - There is no 13 on this list because it's an advert on the original site)

=D

the other 30 are here

2 comments:

Saki said...

Purple = turtle ??

(too easy?)

maurobindo said...

Orange : range?

Right or am I dreaming?

Silver : Weaver?