>SO YOU THINK 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 "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. >> >> Al Capone's business card said he 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. >> >> Babies are born without kneecaps. They don't appear until the child reaches >> 2 to 6 years of age. >> >> Butterflies taste with their feet. >> >> Cats have over one hundred 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. >> >> In the last 4,000 years, no new animals have been domesticated. >> >> If the population of China walked past you, in single file, the line would >> never end because of the rate of reproduction. >> >> If you are an average American, in your whole life, you will spend an >> average of 6 months waiting at red lights. >> >> It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open. >> >> 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 ingredients of dynamite. >> >> Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated. >> >> "Stewardesses" is the longest word typed with only the left hand and >> "lollipop" with your right. >> >> The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing. >> >> The cruise liner, QE2, 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. >> >> 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. >> >> The words 'racecar,' 'kayak' and 'level' are the same whether they are read >> left to right or right to left (palindromes). >> >> 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 five vowels in >> order: "abstemious" and "facetious." >> >> There's no Betty Rubble in the Flintstones Chewables Vitamins. >> >> Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur. >> >> TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on >> one row of the keyboard. >> >> Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance. >> >> Women blink nearly twice as much as men. >> >> Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks; otherwise >> it will digest itself. >> >> >> ....................Now you know everything!