Did you know...or care?
Peanuts are one of the ingredients in dynamite.
There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.
A shark is the only fish that can blink with both its eyes.
There are more chickens than people in the world. Then we all better start eating more chicken.
The longest one-syllable word in the English language is "screeched." One of the longest - how about "stretched"?
On a Canadian two dollar bill, the flag flying over the Parliament building is an American flag.
No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver or purple.
"Dreamt" is the only word in the English language that ends in the letters "mt".
All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill. I looked - it's not true
Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.
Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable.
There are only four words in the English language that end in "-dous": tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous. Ain't that enough?
A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain. Who woulda guessed?
Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer.
The characters Bert and Ernie on Sesame Street were named after Bert, the cop and Ernie, the taxi river in Frank Capra's "It's A Wonderful Life."
A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.
A goldfish has a memory of three seconds.
A dime has 118 ridges around the edge. Yeah, but do you know why they're there?
It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.
In England, the Speaker Of The House is not allowed to speak.
The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
Mr. Rogers is an ordained Presbyterian minister.
The average person falls asleep in seven minutes. Quicker if they're watching prime-time TV
There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.
The average chocolate bar has 8 insects' legs in it.
The average human eats 8 spiders in their lifetime at night.
A cockroach can live nine days without its head before it starves to death.
More people are killed annually by donkeys than are killed in plane crashes.
Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left hand.
Shakespeare invented the words "assassination" and "bump."
Marilyn Monroe had six toes. On which foot? Both?
Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people do.
The continents names all end with the same letter with which they start. I guess if you don't include "North" and "South" (America)
"Typewriter' is the longest word that can be typed on one line of the keyboard.
The word 'racecar' and 'kayak' are palindromes - they're spelled the same way left to right as right to left. A MAN A PLAN A CANAL PANAMA - palindromes are cool
A snail can sleep for three years.
American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first class.
The electric chair was invented by a dentist.
Vatican City is the smallest country in the world, with a population of 1,000 and a size of 108.7 acres.
Did you know that you share your birthday with at least 9 million other people in the world?
"I am." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language. Actually, "Go!" is. The subject would be "you" (understood)
No president of the United States was an only child.