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All of the clocks in the movie Pulp Fiction are stuck on 4:20.

Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left hand.

It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.

American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first-class.

A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.

The longest one-syllable word in the English language is 'screeched'.

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

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

There are only 4 words in the English language which end in 'dous' : tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.

A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.

An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.

Tigers have striped fur, and striped skin.

Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer.

A goldfish has a memory span of 3 seconds.

The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.

The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.

The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.

There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.

A cockroach can live nine days without its head before it starves to death.

A polar bear's skin is black. Its fur is not white, but actually clear.

Elvis had a twin brother named Aaron, who died at birth, which is why Elvis' middle name was spelled Aron: in honor of his brother. It is also misspelled on his tombstone.

Marilyn Monroe had 6 toes on one foot.

If you keep a goldfish in a dark room, it will eventually turn white.

Women blink nearly twice as many times as men.

Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people do.

The sentence "the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter in the English language.

Typewriter is the longest word that can be made using the letters on only one row of the keyboard.

The word racecar and kayak are the same read backwards.

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.

Go! is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old Oct 15th, 2003, 04:35 PM
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An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
The same could be said of some WTAworld members.
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The same could be said of some WTAworld members.
I totally agree
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I totally agree
Already? But you just joined two days ago..

*cough*
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I joined a long time ago, under some name, but i deleted the message thing to activate my account... so i made a new one...
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Go! is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
Oh. OK.
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but i deleted the message thing to activate my account...
by accident or on purpose?
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by accident or on purpose?
I guess by accident, sometimes it gets too full that i dont check where the thing came from... I would not dare do such a horrible thing..
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