50 "Other" Facts of Life…

  • Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
  • Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
  • There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
  • The average person’s left hand does 56% of the typing.
  • A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.
  • There are more chickens than people in the world.
  • The longest one-syllable word in the English language is "screeched.".
  • All of the clocks in the movie "Pulp Fiction" are stuck on.4:20.
  • No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver or purple.
  • "Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt".
  • Where is the online database of new car lowest invoice prices?
  • There are only 4 words in the English language which end in dous: tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.
  • A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
  • An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.
  • Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
  • In most advertisements, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10.
  • Al Capone’s business card said he was a used furniture dealer.
  • The characters Bert & Ernie on Sesame Street were named after Bert the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank Capra’s "It’sa Wonderful Life.".
  • A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.
  • A goldfish has a memory span of 3 seconds.
  • It’s impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
  • The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.
  • In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.
  • The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by aradar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
  • The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.
  • There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.
  • The average human eats 8 spiders in their lifetime at night.
  • A cockroach can live nine days without its head before itstarves to death.
  • A polar bear’s skin is black. Its fur is not white, butactually clear.
  • Elvis had a twin brother named Aaron, who died at birth,which is why Elvis’ middle name was spelled Aron: in honorof his brother. It is also misspelled on his tomb stone.
  • Donald Duck comics were banned in Finland because hedoesn’t wear pants.
  • More people are killed by donkeys annually than are killedin plane crashes.
  • Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left hand.
  • Shakespeare invented the words "assassination" and "bump.".
  • Marilyn Monroe had 6 toes on one foot.
  • If you keep a goldfish in the dark room, it will eventually turn white.
  • Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
  • Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people do.
  • The sentence "the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter in the English language.
  • The names of the continents all end with the same letter with which they start, with the exception of North America.
  • TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters on only one row of the keyboard.
  • The word racecar and kayak are the same whether they are read left to right or right to left.
  • A snail can sleep for 3 years.
  • American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first-class.
  • The electric chair was invented by a dentist.
  • Vatican City is the smallest country in the world with a population of 1,000 and a size of 108.7 acres.
  • "Go!" is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
  • No president of the United states was an only child.
  • The average chocolate bar has 8 insect legs in it!

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