Pets.ca - Pet forum for dogs cats and humans 

-->

Stupid Facts

heidiho
August 31st, 2004, 11:34 AM
>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.
>
>Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.
>
>Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
>
>Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks; otherwise
>it will digest itself.
>
>All polar bears are left handed.
>
>__________________________________________________ _______________
>Donít just search. Find. Check out the new MSN Search!
>http://search.msn.click-url.com/go/onm00200636ave/direct/01/
>

__________________________________________________ _______________
Donít just search. Find. Check out the new MSN Search!
http://search.msn.click-url.com/go/onm00200636ave/direct/01/

Sneaky2006
August 31st, 2004, 11:43 AM
I can't believe there's no Betty in the Flintstones Vitamins!!!!! :D
I would write the company about that one!!!

debanneball
September 1st, 2004, 07:41 AM
WOW :eek: That must have taken a while to type....here's one..

did you know it takes an elephant 1-1/2 minutes to pee.... :eek:

GsdDiamond
September 1st, 2004, 09:25 AM
Stupid fact:

Cary Grant never said "Judy, Judy, Judy" This was a phrase made up by publicists at the movie studio to emphasize his accent.