Now You Know Everything!!

A dime has 118 ridges around the edge. A cat has 32 muscles in each ear. A crocodile cannot stick out its tongue. A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours. A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds. A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes. A snail can sleep for three years. Al Capone's business card said her was a used furniture dealer. 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. An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain. Butterflies taste with their feet. Babies are born without kneecaps; they don't appear until the child reaches 2 to 6 years of age. Cats have over 100 vocal sounds, dogs only have about 10. "Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt". February, 1865, is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon. If the population of China walked past you in single file, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction. ( Hey, hey, hey- what's going on back there???). If you are an average American, in your lifetime you will spend an average of 6 months waiting on red lights. ( And you'll wet your pants 27 times doing it.) Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors. Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable. No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, or purple. On a Canadian two dollar bill, the flag flying over the Parliament building is an American flag. Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing. Peanuts are one of the ingerdients of dynamite. Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated. "Sterwardesses" 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 liner, QE2, moves only 6 inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns. Oak trees do not produce acorns until they are 50 yrs old. The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket. The sentence " The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter of the alphabet. 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 are only four words in the English language which end in " dous": tremendous, horrendous, stupendous and hazardous. There are two words in the English language that have all 5 vowels in order: "abstemious" and "facetious". 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. ( men also get more sleep) Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks; otherwise it will digest itself. .....Now you know everything.
Luci Luci
22-25, F
4 Responses May 1, 2007

so cool!!!i should now like,shock my bestfriend with my knolledge

cool, now to keep this in my brain and astonish people with my knowledge of random things! :)

a snail can sleep for 3 years? What percentage of their lifespan is that?

I think I have a memory of a goldfish! I've forgotten everything I just read!! lol. Somewhere in my brain I now KNOW EVERYTHING; it's the refresher's coarse I need now! ;)