Facts Vocabulary Word List (9)

I)Impossible to believe, Information
U)Unbelievable, Unusual
V)Very interesting facts
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Al Capone had a business card that 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 average American in life will spend an average of 6 months waiting at red lights.
Babies are born without kneecaps. They don't appear until the child reaches 2-6 years of age
Betty Rubble doesn't come in a bottle of the Flintstones Chewable Vitamins
A nose and ears never stop growing
Butterflies taste with their feet.
Cats have 32 muscles in each ear.
Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds.
Crocodiles cannot stick out their tongues.
Dimes have 118 ridges around their edge.
Dogs only have about 10 vocal sounds.
Dragonflies have a life span of 24 hours.
Dreamt is the only English word that ends in the letters mt.
Eyes are the same size from birth.
February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have had a full moon.
Four words in the English language end in dous - tremendous - horrendous - stupendous - hazardous.
Goldfish have a memory span of three seconds.
If the population of China walked 8 abreast the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.
In the last 4000 years no new animals have been domesticated.
It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
Jiffy is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.
Leonardo Da Vinci invented scissors.
Lollipop is the longest word typed with only the right hand.
Maine is the only state with a name in just one syllable.
Microwaves were invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
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 NOT an American flag.
On average the left hand does 56% of the typing.
Ostriches have eyes bigger than their brain.
Palindromes like race car - kayak and level are the same read left to right or right to left.
Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
Queen Elizabeth 2 moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that the cruise liner burns.
Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
Sharks are the only fish that can blink with both eyes.
Snails can sleep for three years.
Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left hand.
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.
There are more chickens than people in the world.
Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
Two words in English include five vowels in order: abstemious and facetious.
Using the letters only on one row of the keyboard the word - typewriter - is the longest word that can be written.
Winston Churchill was born in a bathroom for ladies during a dance.
Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
You can make change for a dollar 293 ways.
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