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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by chevyracing, Jun 2, 2002.

  1. chevyracing

    chevyracing 1/2 ton status

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    THINK YOU KNOW EVERYTHING?

    Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.

    Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.

    There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.

    The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.

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

    There are more chickens than people in the world.

    Two-thirds of the world's eggplant is grown in New Jersey.

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

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

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

    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".

    All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill but not on the memorial itself.

    Almonds are a member of the peach family.

    Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.

    Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable.

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

    Los Angeles' full name is "El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula."

    A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.

    An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.

    Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.

    In most advertisements, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10.

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

    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."

    A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.

    A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.

    A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.

    It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.


    The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.

    In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.

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

    Mr. Rogers is an ordained minister and was a sniper in Vietnam.

    The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.

    There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.

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

    ...now you know everything
     
  2. Rebel88

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    how cool is it that Mr. Rogers was a sniper in Vietnam...

    Later
     
  3. Corey 78K5

    Corey 78K5 1 ton status

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    Yeah and Capt. Kangaroo was a combat wounded Marine on Iwo Jima. For real!
     
  4. UseYourBlinker

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    Wow...what a bunch of worthless knowledge! Keep it coming /forums/images/icons/wink.gif
     
  5. riz

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    <font color=blue> It's a beautiful day in the jungle ... a beatiful day in the jungle ...
     
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    another fine example of someone with WAY too much time!!!
     
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    You CAN sneeze with your eyes open, but it hurts a lot!
     
  8. chevyracing

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    If you sneezed with your eyes open it would blow them right out of the socket and onto the floor.

    John
     
  9. Goober

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    <blockquote><font class="small">In reply to:</font><hr>

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

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    Four words used to desribe last weekends wheeling adventures.
     
  10. muddin4fun

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    <blockquote><font class="small">In reply to:</font><hr>

    If you sneezed with your eyes open it would blow them right out of the socket and onto the floor.


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    keeewwwlll!

    "Hey! Someone stop that eyeball! *everyone in the room dives for the eyeball*

    Haha!
     
  11. chevyracing

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    LMAO!!!

    John
     
  12. K5Jimmy

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    Capt. Kangaroo (Bob Keeshan) was also the original "Clarabelle" the clown on "The Howdy Doody Show".....
     

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