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1. Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
2. Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
3. There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
4. The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.
5. A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.
6. There are more chickens than people in the world.
7. Two-thirds of the world's eggplant is grown in New Jersey.
8. The longest one-syllable word in the English language is "screeched."
9. On a Canadian two dollar bill, the flag flying over the Parliament building is an American flag.
10. All of the clocks in the movie "Pulp Fiction" are stuck on 4:20.
11. No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, or purple.
12. "Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt".
13. All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill.
14. Almonds are a member of the peach family.
15. Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.
16. Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable.
17. There are only four words in the English language which end in "ous" tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.
18. Los Angeles' full name is "El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula".
19. A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
20. An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
21. Tigers have striped skin, not just striped hair.
22. In most advertisements, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10.
23. Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer.
24. The characters Bert and Ernie on Sesame Street were named after Bert the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank Capra's "It's a Wonderful Life."
25. A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.
26. A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.
27. A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.
28. It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
29. The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.
30. In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.
31. The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
32. Mr. Rogers is an ordained minister.
33. The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.
34. There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.
35. "Stewardesses" is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.
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Hey Canada doesn't have a $2 bill any more
we have a $2 coin now with a polar bear holding a Molson's Beer :D

9. On a Canadian two dollar bill, the flag flying over the Parliament building is an American flag.
 

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Bonita Cruiser said:
1. Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
Makes it difficult using them... I can only put so much stuff in my fridge!


11. No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, or purple.
What about a "purple nurple"?! ?:| :)


17. There are only four words in the English language which end in "ous" tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.
Fabulous, preposterous ? Don't these count?

8-| :)
 

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not to be a geek.. but

-ous \-ous\ [OF. -ous, us, -os, F. -eux, fr. L. -osus, and -us. Cf. -ose.] 1. An adjective suffix meaning full of, abounding in, having, possessing the qualities of, like; as in gracious, abounding in grace; arduous, full of ardor; bulbous, having bulbs, bulblike; riotous, poisonous, piteous, joyous, etc.

2. (Chem.) A suffix denoting that the element indicated by the name bearing it, has a valence lower than that denoted by the termination -ic; as, nitrous, sulphurous, etc., as contrasted with nitric, sulphuric, etc.

those all end in ous ;) and are english words by my reckoning

very cool list though. thanks for the post!

here is a few random ones for you, relating to history though:
1. The United States dropped three times as many tons of explosives in Vietnam as it dropped in all theaters of World War II, including Hiroshima and Nagasaki
2. Woodrow Wilson was in fact a white suprecmacist whom personally veteod a clause on racial equality in the Covenant of the League of Nations *yup, it's VERY true, and not so well known, but is well backed up in many books dealing with the League of Nations and Woodrow Wilson*
3.In 1917 Woodrow Wilson took on a major power when he sent secret monetary aid to the 'white' side of the Russian Civil war. In the summer of 1918 he actually authorized a naval blockade of the Soviet Union and sent expenditionary forces to Murmansk, Archangel, and Vladivostok to help overthrow the Russian Revolution. With Britian and France's blessing, along with a joing command with the Japense, they penetrated westard, supprorting Czech and White russin forces that had declared an Anti-Communist gov't headquartered at Omsk. This is the "unknown" war with Russia, that prolonged a bloody civil war, which costed thousands of additional lives and wreaked enourmous destruction on a battered society. The Western Powers were actually helping and meant to destroy the Soviet Government if given the chance.
Which actually lead the the suspicions that motivated the soviets during the Cold War and until the breakup they continued to claim damages from the invasion in the early 1900's! 8o
4)Ponce de Leon went to Florida to mainly capture Native American's as slaves for Hispaniola, NOT to find the fountain of youth! *i find that one funny, that American History books twist that one soooo far beyond the truth it isn't even funny :'( *
that's all for now.. but just more useless information for you.


Wow, my spelling and grammer are horrible. Sorry about that.
 

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On the canadian $2 bill, there is a Canadian flag over the parliament buiding.... I have a bill from 1986 and it clearly shows the red and white, not red white and blue ;) Our government is dumb, but not dumb enough to fly an American flag. Even though Homer SImpson might consider us America Junior :}
 
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