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Little Known Facts Home Page 2011


"STEWARDESS" is the longest word you can type with just your left hand

"LOLLIPOP" is the longest word you can type with just your right hand

"TYPEWRITER" is the longest word you can type with only one row of the keyboard

There are no words that rhyme with ORANGE, SILVER, or PURPLE

Your EYES are always the same size, from birth until you die

Your NOSE and EARS are always GROWING, throughout your entire life

The Quick Brown Fox Jumps Over the Lazy Dog (sample sentence from typing class) uses every letter of the alphabet

4 words end in "DOUS" : Hazardous, Stupendous, Horrendous and Tremendous.

2 words have all 5 Vowels IN ORDER : Facetious and Abstemious

The SHARK is the only fish that blinks with both eyes

Almonds are from the PEACH family

The OSTRICH EYE is bigger than it's brain

Babies have NO KNEECAPS until they are 2-6 years old

February, 1865 was the only month EVER with no full moon

If you line up all the people of China 8 abreast in rows, the line would never end due to reproduction

Leonardo DaVinci invented SCISSORS

Peanuts are one of the ingredients of DYNAMITE

Rubber Bands keep longer if you store them in the refrigerator

The Queen Elizabeth II ship uses a gallon of diesel fuel every 6 seconds

The Microwave Oven was invented after a lab employee walked by a radar tube and the chocolate bar in his hand melted

Why does one PARK in a driveway and DRIVE on a parkway?

Why, in baseball, does a fly ball hit the foul pole becomes a fair ball and a Home Run?

Why does one never see a baby pigeon?

Whatever happened to Cotton Candy on a Stick? Now it only comes in a bag?



Hope you enjoyed these info "bits"!!!

~BILL
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