‘Stewardesses’ is the longest word typed with only the left hand.
‘Lollipop’ is the longest word typed with your right hand.
No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver or purple.
(However, in Scots you can have ‘hirple’.)
‘Dreamt’ is the only English word that ends in the letters ‘mt’.
Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
The words ‘racecar’, ‘kayak’, and ‘level’ are the same whether you read them left to right or right to left (palindromes).
There are two words in the English language that have all five vowels in order: ‘abstemious’ and ‘facetious’.
‘Typewriter’ is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.
A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
A ‘jiffy’ is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.
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.
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.
Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
The average person’s left hand does 56% of the typing.
The cruise liner QE2 moves only 6 inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.
The winter of 1932 was so cold that Niagara Falls froze completely solid.
There are more chickens than people in the world.
Winston Churchill was born in a ladies’ room during a dance.
Women blink nearly twice as much as men.