November 23 04

A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.

A crocodile cannot stick out its tongue.

A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.

A “jiffy” is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.

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.

“Dreamt” is the only English word that ends in the letters
“mt”.

If the population of China walked past you, in single file, the line would never
end because of the rate of reproduction.

It’s impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.

Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.

No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, or purple.

Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop
growing.

“Stewardesses” is the longest word typed with only the left hand and
“lollipop” with your right.

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.

There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.

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.”

Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.

Winston Churchill was born in a ladies’ room during a dance.

Thanks for that, Sheresa. Now i know everything!!! I edited it down a little bit, though :)

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