Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Wisdom Wednesday

* -40 Celsius and -40 Fahrenheit are the same temperature.

* The Ottoman Empire still existed the last time the Chicago Cubs won a World Series.

* It’s impossible to hum while holding your nose.

* Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.

* In 10 minutes, a hurricane releases more energy than all the world's nuclear weapons combined.

* Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.

* The "pound" key on your keyboard (#) is called an octotroph.

* The "dot" over the letter "i" is called a tittle.

* If you passed gas consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb.

* There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.

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

* A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.

* A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.

* There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.

* The first CD pressed in the US was Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the USA."

* Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.

* Astronauts are not allowed to eat beans before they go into space because passing wind in a space suit damages them. (The suits or the astronauts?)

* Money isn't made out of paper; it's made out of cotton.

* The US interstate highway system requires that one mile in every five be straight. These straight sections function as airstrips in times of war and other emergencies.

* A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.

* A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.

* 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

* A strawberry is not actually a berry, but a banana is.

* During his or her lifetime, the average human will grow 590 miles of hair.....well not all humans..lol

* There are three golf balls sitting on the moon.

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

* All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill. (I lost a $5.00 bet on this once.)

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

* I Hate Snow

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