Interesting “Cool” Facts.

Interesting “Cool” Facts.

  • Dreamt’ is the only English word that ends in the letters ‘mt’?. (Are you doubting this?)
  • Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
  • 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?)
  • The words ‘racecar,’ ‘kayak’ and ‘level’ are the same whether they are read left to right or right to left (palindromes). (Yep, I know you are going to ‘do’ this one.)
  • There are only four words in the English language which end in ‘dous’: tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous. (You do not doubt this, do you?)
  • 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)
  • TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard. (All you typists are going to test this out)
  • A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
  • A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.
  • A ‘jiffy’ is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.
  • A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.
  • A snail can sleep for three years.
  • Almonds are a member of the peach family.
  • An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.
  • Babies are born without kneecaps. They don’t appear until the child reaches 2 to 6 years of age.
  • February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon.
  • In the last 4,000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.
  • If the population of China walked past you, 8 abreast, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.
  • Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.
  • Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite!
  • Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
  • The average person’s left hand does 56% of the typing.
  • The cruise liner, QE 2, moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.
  • The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket. (Good thing he did that.)
  • The winter of 1932 was so cold that Niagara Falls froze completely solid.
  • There are more chickens than people in the world.
  • Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
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2 comments on “Interesting “Cool” Facts.

  1. Dua says:

    Asalamu-Alaikum,

    Jazak-Allah :-D Interesting, indeed.

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