A dime has 118 ridges A cat has 32 muscles in each ear A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out A dragonfly has a 24 hr life span A goldfish has a memory span of 3 seconds A "jiffy" is an actual unit of time for 1/100 of a second A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes Al Capone's biz card said he was a used furniture dealer All 50 states are listed across the top of The Lincoln Memorial on the back of a $5 dollar bill Almonds are a member of the peach family An ostrich's eye is bigger than his brain Babies are born without knee caps, they do not appear until the child reaches 2-6 years of age Butterflies taste with their feet Cats have over 100 vocal sounds, dogs 10. "Dreamt" is the only English word ending in "mt" Feb 1865 is the only month on record not to have a full moon In the last 4000 years, no new animals have been domesticated If the population of China walked past you, in a single file, the line would never end because of reproduction. If you are an average American, in your whole life, you will spend 6 months waiting at red lights. It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open. Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors. Maine is the only single syllable state name in the US. No word in the English language rhymes with, month, orange, silver, or purple. On a Canadian $2 bill, the flag flying over the Parliament building is the American flag Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but your nose and ears never stop growing. Peanuts are one of the ingredients in dynamite. Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated. "Stewardesses" is the longest word typed with only the left hand, and "lollipop" with the right. The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing The cruise ship QE2 moves only 6" for each gallon of diesel fuel that it burns The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar in his pocket melted The sentence: " The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" use every letter of the alphabet The winter of 1932 was so cold that Niagara Falls froze completely solid The words "racecar", "kayak", and "level" are the same read either left to right or right to left There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar There are only four words in the English language that end in "dous"; tremendous, hazardous, stupendous, and horrendous There are 2 words in the English language that have all 5 vowels in order; abstemious and facetious There is no Betty Rubble in Flintstones Chewable Vitamins Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur Winston Churchill was born in a ladies room during a dance Women blick nearly twice as much as men Your stomach has to produce a new layer of muscle every 2 weeks otherwise it will digest itself. Okay, now you know everything. And you went to school for how long and never learned all you have from me today.
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