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« on: May 11, 2013, 01:13:46 AM »
1.                        Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
2.                        Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
3.                        There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
4.                        The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.
5.                        A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.
6.                        There are more chickens than people in the world.
7.                        Two-thirds of the world's eggplant is grown in New Jersey.
8.                        The longest one-syllable word in the English language is "screeched."
9.                        On a Canadian two dollar bill, the flag flying over the Parliament building is an American flag.
10.                        All of the clocks in the movie "Pulp Fiction" are stuck on 4:20.
11.                        No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, or purple.
12.                        "Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt".
13.                        All 50 States are listed across the top of the Lincoln  Memorial on the back of the $5 bill.
14.                        Almonds are a member of the peach family.
15.                        Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.
16.                        Maine is the only State whose name is just one syllable.
17.                        There are only four words in the English language which end in "dous": tremendous,        horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.
18.                        The characters "Bert" and "Ernie" on Sesame Street were named after "Bert the cop" and "Ernie the taxi driver" in Frank Capra's "It's a Wonderful Life."
19.                        A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
20.                        An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
21.                       Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
22.                        In most advertisements, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10.
23.                        Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer.
24.                        Los Angeles' full name is "El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula."
25.                        A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.
26.                        A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.
27.                        A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.
28.                        It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
29.                        The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.
30.                        In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.
31.                        The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
32.                        Mr. Rogers is an ordained minister.
33.                        The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.
34.                        There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.
35.                        "Stewardesses" is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.
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« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2013, 01:19:21 AM »
very interesting. :thumb:

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« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2013, 01:21:08 AM »
Some of those were cool.
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« Reply #3 on: May 11, 2013, 03:15:30 AM »
The largest organ on a human is the skin.

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« Reply #4 on: May 11, 2013, 03:25:17 AM »
nldude is his own grandpa........ :read:
I tried being anorexic once,

I could binge like a motherfucker, but I just could'nt do the purge part.

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« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2013, 03:26:39 AM »
I am not even going to dignify that with an answer.

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« Reply #6 on: May 11, 2013, 07:58:09 AM »
 "Stewardesses" is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.
hippopotamus <----- i just typed that with my left hand! :demented:
I tried to commit suicide one time...

I won't be trying that again I nearly fucking died.

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« Reply #7 on: May 11, 2013, 09:06:16 AM »
I am not even going to dignify that with an answer.

You just did.
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« Reply #8 on: May 11, 2013, 11:53:22 AM »
Well there you go! Most of these I've never heard of!

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« Reply #9 on: May 11, 2013, 02:38:53 PM »
"Stewardesses" is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.
hippopotamus <----- i just typed that with my left hand! :demented:
For DD, they need to make their facts more specific...
"Stewardesses" is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand "with both hands in the standard, normal typing position and fingers located on the home keys".
Now try the "hippopotamus" word, again...
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« Reply #10 on: May 11, 2013, 03:08:38 PM »
"Stewardesses" is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.
hippopotamus <----- i just typed that with my left hand! :demented:
For DD, they need to make their facts more specific...
"Stewardesses" is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand "with both hands in the standard, normal typing position and fingers located on the home keys".
Now try the "hippopotamus" word, again...


I only have one hand one the keyboard when im on the internet! Im not telling you where my other is :excited:
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I won't be trying that again I nearly fucking died.

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« Reply #11 on: May 12, 2013, 02:17:06 PM »
"Stewardesses" is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.
hippopotamus <----- i just typed that with my left hand! :demented:
put your right hand back on the keyboard  :lol:

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« Reply #12 on: May 12, 2013, 02:17:39 PM »
"Stewardesses" is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.
hippopotamus <----- i just typed that with my left hand! :demented:
For DD, they need to make their facts more specific...
"Stewardesses" is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand "with both hands in the standard, normal typing position and fingers located on the home keys".
Now try the "hippopotamus" word, again...
:lol: