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Posted on 07/17/2017 3:21:00 AM PDT by sodpoodle
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.
Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks; otherwise it will digest itself.
Now you know everything
It appears that way on a tiny engraving, but if you look closely there’s an emblem at the mid-right.
You’re right. I went back and had a second look—no stripes.
Your posts are always fun!
I just posted a ‘naughty’ Little Vito thread which was zotted within the hour!!!!
Ah! Thanks. No wonder those annoying critters don’t disappear from my sink in a day.
If you tear a dollar bill in half and place 1/2 on the other, tear it in half again, Place 1/2 on the other and do that a total of 32 times it would reach to the moon.
They could ask the male subway riders in Tokyo for pointers.
Ridiculous. Easily checked. And there weren't 50 states when the Lincoln Memorial was built. And only one side of the memorial is visible on the $5 bill.
I don’t know offhand how many feet it is across the Atlantic, or how many gallons of diesel the QE2 holds, but my brain is telling me, “No! No! No!”
I take it you figured out what I did.
“Polar bears can eat up to 86 penguins in a single sitting.”
You probably could too after swimming all the way to the Antarctic just to get dinner!
I can’t even lick the inside of my elbow.
“If all the girls at Vassar were laid end-to-end, I wouldn’t be surprised.”—Dorothy Parker
Of course you can ;-)
I just found out I can—but only if I push my elbow toward my mouth with the other hand.
Science marches on!
I ‘went’ to Antarctica a few weeks ago - didn’t see penguins, much less polar bears; but Condition One at McMurdo was horrendous!
The next week I went to Paris; and last week to Japan.
(YouTube is a wonderful way to see the world, for an inveterate homebody - Husband asks me every Saturday, “Where are you going to go today?” ;-)
I think it associates the movement with food, I just started doing this little wave thing with my fingers whenever I went in to feed it and it responds now. Dumb luck I guess, but it wasn’t something I intended to do, it just happened.
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