For My Brain....

A little trivia for the brain....  someone send me this and wanted to share with you... 

so, here goes to help your brain..

 

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?)

 

Dreamt'   is the only English word that ends in the letters 'mt'
(Are you doubting this?)

 

A sharks      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.!)

 


Almonds    are a member of

the peach  family.

 

Babies     are born without kneecaps.

They don't appear until the child reaches 2 to 6 years of age.

 

Leonardo Da.Vinci invented the    scissors


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)    

HAL9001 HAL9001
36-40, M
46 Responses Feb 19, 2009

hi salar.. how are you? i hope you are content.<br />
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the answer was C Eric Dickson.... .. i will comeback with more trivia facts.. <br />
have a nice weekend! ^_^

A ....

hi salar.... wow.. that's good one. He was on the stamp... also you go bit busy...Heheh... i have some new style here.. <br />
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Who invented the Band-Aid?<br />
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a) Charles Johnson<br />
b) Alexander Graham Bell<br />
c) Earl Dickson<br />
d) Dorothy Lamarr<br />
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i will get the answer for you later. enjoy... ^_^

Hal ..... Did you know That Queen drummer Roger Taylor is the first living person to appear on a British postal stamp !!!!!

You,ll get over it ........ :O)

Its an exit strategy ...... Flutters one of natures design classics<br />
<br />
:O)

Hal .... Did you know that all worlds eels travel to the same place to spawn then die .... The saragosa sea near Bermuda and Porto Rica !!!

hi princess... would you like to try too? here is one for you<br />
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Rubber bands* last longer when refrigerated.<br />
(yeah.. very good to know.) ^_^

faster than cheetah... that's something....<br />
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Did you know the game of Scrabble was originally called Lexico, and was the brainchild of an out-of-work Connecticut architect in the Depression year of 1931? ^_^

Wow good one hal ....... Did you that the female house spider can run 300 times its own body length in ten seconds !!!! in comparison that makes faster than a cheetah !!!!!!<br />
:o)

wow... that's good. aged 30 is something.... here is another one...<br />
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The microwave* was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.<br />
(Good thing he did that.) ^_^

Good one Hal ....... Did you know that wombats live to 12 years old in the wild .... But there is a hairy nosed wombat called Carver in Chicago zoo aged 30 !!!!!!

your dad ... wow that's very nice... here another one<br />
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Winston Churchill * He was born in a ladies' room during a dance......<br />
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^_^

Another home made one Hal ......... Did yoy know that my Father help build the QE 2 !!!!!!

Good one Hal .... Did you know that the Australian Northern Death adder can eat toxic tree frogs !!!!! It bites and immediately release,s it to hop away and wait for the poison to do its work ,and the frogs own poison will have turned to benign chemicals . Then ring the dinner bell !!!!!

ummm... salar... you do well too... so here is for you..<br />
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The cruise liner, QE 2* moves only* six inches*for*each gallon*of diesel* that it burns. (wow...how much do the need to come to the US?) ^_^

Goody Hal ..... Did you know that a cluster of bananas is called a hand and consists of about 10 to 20 bananas called fingers !!! :o)

Hi Salar.. nice one ... good to know.. here is one.<br />
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Peanuts* are one of the ingredients of dynamite! ^_^

Good one Hal ...Did you know that when a baby Kangaroo or joey is born its only 2cm long and weighs 1 gram !!!

HI dyingNside... you should try it too. it is really fan ^_^<br />
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Salar... good afternoon... 30% more.. ummmm i should study more in the middle of Bamboo trees.. so here is another one..<br />
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February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon...... ^_^

Hal ... Did you know.. That bamboo is the Eco champ it produces 30% more oxygen than trees ........ :O)

haha wow that's fun to know!

Hal ..... Did you know.....That the Atlantic Salmon is the only fish which you can catch in the Brittish Isles that can be picked up by the tail ....

wow.. that's NIIIIIIICCCCCEEEE ... sounds very German... <br />
here is another one...<br />
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An ostrich's eye* is bigger than its brain.<br />
(I know some people like that also. Actually I know A LOT of people like this!) ^_^

Hal ..... Did you know .........that the badge on the front of a BMW is actually depicting a propeller turning in the sky .... :O)

hi sleepless... nice to see you.. here... another one for you..<br />
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A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for * 1/100th of a second. ^_^<br />
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( jiffy |ˈjifē| (also jiff) noun [in sing. ] informal a moment :)

hi Salar... nice to see you again... That's GOOOOOOD one too...<br />
how about this one... <br />
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A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.<br />
(Some days that's about what my memory span is. Hahaha...)<br />
^_^

Hal Did you know ....... That whilst queen Victoria was using paraffin lamps to light Balmoral castle back in 1890......some villagers in Fort Augustus had electric light thanks to the monks at the Benedictine Monastery.... they had the first water turbine in Scotland !!!!!!!

Em.. Em.... hello sleepless ..... nice to .... here from you ...great commemt... Hugs :o)

awwwww Salar what did you mean? i can get ready quickly :D

wow... salar... this is GGGGREAT! best my reagrds to your son. let me see.. here is another opne for you my friend.....<br />
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If the population of China walked past you, 8 abreast,<br />
the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction. ^_^

Hal .. here's a home made one ...... My teenage son (19)<br />
says that he could walk round the earth and he wouldn't here all the tracks on his Zen mp3 pla<x>yer .........needless to say ( not wanting to miss an opportunity) I bet £100.00 that he could...

OMG! .. that's interesting... 2 1/2 months waiting.. <br />
so here is another one for you .<br />
......TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard..... <br />
(are you going to test this out ?) ^_^

Did you know ........ that men spend 2-1/2 months waiting for their wifes while out shopping .........

hey... now your are here.. i have one for you too...<br />
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~~ Stewardesses' is the longest word<br />
typed with only theleft hand. ~~~<br />
~~~ And 'lollipop' is the longest word typed <br />
with your right hand. ~~~~<br />
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(Bet you tried this out mentally, didn't you?) ^_^ Hugs*

great!*hugs

Or that women spend 3-1/2 years !!!! leaving the house !!!!! :o)

oh.. salar thanks. that's good one. and how about another one :)<br />
..... A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.... ^_^

Hal ........did you that an onion in botanical terms is a Lily ?

i checked the words if they are same left to right and right to left...lol... thats great. (((MANY HUGS)))

hi sleepless. it is good for the brain.. someone gave me... here another one for you.. hope you enjoy.. Hugs* ^_^<br />
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The words 'racecar,''kayak'and 'level'are the same whether they are read left to right
or right to left (palindromes).
(I knew you were going to 'do' this one.)

Hi Hal, ı have heard about that before, sounds really interesting :) thanks for sharing:)

hi flourlady... here goes to you another one.. ^_^<br />
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There are only four words in the English language which end in 'dous': tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.

hey hal thanks for this. i can always use something for my brain!

hi sleepless. thank you.. I am glad you like this.. <br />
here is another one for you....<br />
our eyes are always the same size from birth,
but our nose and ears

never stop growing. Hugs* ^_^

Thanks for sharing Hal. Interesting and fun... Even to a sleepy person like me... thanks :)