1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Did you know?

Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by jeffie7, Aug 7, 2003.

  1. jeffie7

    jeffie7 Wrong Whole! VIP

    Messages:
    12,931
    Likes Received:
    735
    Joined:
    Sep 28, 2002
    Location:
    Maryland
    1. A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.
    2. A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
    3. A crocodile cannot stick out its tongue.
    4. A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.
    5. A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.
    6. A "jiffy" is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.
    7. A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.
    8. A snail can sleep for three years.
    9. Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer.
    10. All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on
    the back of the $5 bill.
    11. Almonds are a member of the peach family.
    12. An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
    13. Babies are born without kneecaps. They don't appear until the child
    reaches 2 to 6 years of age.
    14. Butterflies taste with their feet.
    15. Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds. Dogs only have about 10.
    16. "Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt".
    17. February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a
    full moon.
    18. In the last 4,000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.
    19. If the population of China walked past you, in single file, the line
    would never end because of the rate of reproduction.
    20. If you are an average American, in your whole life, you will spend
    an average of 6 months waiting at red lights.
    21. It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
    22. Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.
    23. Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable.
    24. No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver,
    or purple.
    25. On a Canadian two dollar bill, the flag flying over the Parliament
    building is an American flag.
    26. Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears
    never stop growing.
    27. Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
    28. Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
    29. "Stewardesses" is the longest word typed with only the left hand;
    lollipop" with your right.
    30. The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.
    31. The Bible does not say there were three wise men; it only says there
    were three gifts.
    32. The cruise liner, QE2, moves only six inches for each gallon of
    diesel that it burns.
    33. The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube
    and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
    34. The sentence: "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses
    every letter of the alphabet.
    35. The winter of 1932 was so cold that Niagara Falls froze completely
    solid.
    36. The words 'racecar,' 'kayak' and 'level' are the same whether they
    are read left to right or right to left (palindromes).
    37. There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
    38. There are more chickens than people in the world.
    39. There are only four words in the English language which end in
    "dous": tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.
    40. There are two words in the English language that have all five
    vowels in order: "abstemious" and "facetious."
    41. There's no Betty Rubble in the Flintstones Chewables Vitamins.
    42. Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
    43. TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters
    only on one row of the keyboard.
    44. Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.
    45. Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
    46. Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks;
     
  2. Trinity

    Trinity <font color=#FF909B><b>I go back like Aqua Net.</b

    Messages:
    1,121
    Likes Received:
    2
    Joined:
    Sep 29, 2002
    Location:
    Filthadelphia.
    and i swear i learn this "new " stuff once a week jeff ;)
     
  3. Loco Honkey

    Loco Honkey Banned

    Messages:
    3,646
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Jun 5, 2003


    To the Canadians: "What's my name, bitch! *smack* Who owns it? *smack* You tell me who your daddy is! *smack*"



    So's Civic.
     
  4. hondadude199

    hondadude199 New Member

    Messages:
    116
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 25, 2002

    I only count 26
     
  5. dohcvtec_accord

    dohcvtec_accord WRX Sellout

    Messages:
    8,433
    Likes Received:
    1
    Joined:
    Sep 29, 2002
    Location:
    The left lane
  6. khrisb

    khrisb ******

    Messages:
    1,807
    Likes Received:
    4
    Joined:
    Apr 5, 2003
    Yes, I did know...
    Wise-ass...
     
  7. jeffie7

    jeffie7 Wrong Whole! VIP

    Messages:
    12,931
    Likes Received:
    735
    Joined:
    Sep 28, 2002
    Location:
    Maryland
    my bad on the repost

    new to some...
     
  8. JDMilan

    JDMilan Senior Member

    Messages:
    6,730
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    May 11, 2003
    Location:
    Boca Raton, FL
    repost but good info
     
  9. civicgirlracer97

    civicgirlracer97 Banned

    Messages:
    521
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Jul 9, 2003
    Location:
    GA
    47. someone has too much time on their hands.
     
Verification:
Draft saved Draft deleted

Share This Page