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  • 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321
  • In every episode of Seinfeld there is a Superman somewhere.
  • The phrase "rule of thumb" is derived from and old English law which stated that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.
  • Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left hand.
  • The average chocolate bar has 8 insects' legs in it.
  • The average human eats 8 spiders in their lifetime at night.
  • Shakespeare invented the word "assassination" and "bump."
  • Marilyn Monroe had six toes on one foot.
  • If you keep a Goldfish in the dark room, it will eventually turn white.
  • Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
  • The sentence "the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter in the alphabet.
  • A rhinoceros horn is made of compacted hair.
  • It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
  • The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.
  • Who's that playing the piano on the "Mad About You" theme? Paul Reiser himself.
  • In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.
  • 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.
  • Almonds are members 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.
  • The youngest pope was 11 years old.
  • The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.
  • A snail can sleep for 3 years.
  • American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first-class.
  • China has more English speakers than the United States.
  • The shortest war in history was between Zanzibar and England in 1896. Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes.
  • A polar bear's skin is black. Its fur is not white, but actually clear.
  • Elvis had a twin brother named Garon, who died at birth, which is why Elvis' middle name was spelled Aron; in honor of his brother.
  • The electric chair was invented by a dentist.
  • Did you know you share your birthday with at least 9 other million people in the world?
  • When it was built in the 1940s, the state of Virginia still had segregation laws requiring separate toilet facilities for blacks and whites.
  • The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body to squirt blood 30 feet.
  • Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour.
  • On average, people fear spiders more than they do death.
  • The strongest muscle in the body is the TONGUE.
  • "I am." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
  • The longest word in the English language is 1909 letters long and it refers to a distinct part of DNA.
  • It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
  • You can't kill yourself by holding your breath.
  • Americans on the average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.
  • Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie.
  • You know that you are more likely to be killed by a champagne cork than by a poisonous spider.
  • The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth II, moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.
  • There are two credit cards for every person in the United States.
  • Cat's urine glows under a black light.
  • Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.
  • In the last 4000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.
  • Babies are born without knee caps. They don't appear until the child reaches 2-6 years of age.
  • Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.
  • The most common name in the world is Mohammed.
  • Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than all of the Nike factory workers in Malaysia combined.
  • One of the reasons marijuana is illegal today is because cotton growers in the 30s lobbied against hemp farmers-they saw it as competition.
  • Currently one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.
  • The name Wendy was made up for the book "Peter Pan."
  • If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days, you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee. If you fart consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb.
  • Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds, dogs only have about ten.
  • Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
  • If Barbie were life-size her measurements would be 39-23-33. She would stand seven feet, two inches tall and have a neck twice the length of a normal human's neck.
  • Feb 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon.
  • The Pentagon, in Arlington, Virginia, has twice as many bathrooms as is necessary.
  • A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.
  • The ant always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.
  • Polar bears are left-handed.
  • The catfish has over 27,000 taste buds, that makes the catfish rank #1 for animal having the most taste buds.
  • The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is uncopyrightable.
  • First novel ever written on a typewriter is Tom Sawyer.
  • Dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors.
  • Donald Duck comics were banned in Finland because he doesn't wear pants.
  • More people are killed by donkeys annually than are killed in plane crashes.
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  • The name of all the continents end with the same letter that they start with.
  • The word "lethologica" describes the state of not being able to remember the word you want.
  • TYPEWRITER, is the longest word that can be made using the letters on only one row of the keyboard.
  • If the population of China walked past you in single file, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.
  • The word racecar and kayak are the same whether they are read left to right or right to left.
  • A cockroach will live nine days without its head, before it starves to death.
  • Butterflies taste with their feet. Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.
  • An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
  • Starfish haven't got brains.
  • Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
  • Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
  • The national anthem of Greece has 158 verses. No one in Greece has memorized all 158 verses.
  • There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
  • Los Angeles's full name is "El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula". And can be abbreviated to 3.63% of its size, "L.A."
  • A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
  • Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
  • In most advertisements, including newspapers, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10.
  • Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer.
  • The only real person to be a Pez head was Betsy Ross.
  • When the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers play football at home, the stadium becomes the state's third largest city.
  • The characters Bert and Ernie on Sesame Street were named after Bert the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank Capra's "Its A Wonderful Life".
  • The name for Oz in the "Wizard of Oz" was thought up when the creator, Frank Baum, looked at his filing cabinet and saw A-N and O-Z, hence "Oz."
  • 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.
  • John Lennon's first girlfriend was named Thelma Pickles.
  • 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.
  • The average secretary'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.
  • A dragonfly has a lifespan of 24 hours.
  • A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.
  • A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.
  • On an American one-dollar bill, there is an owl in the upper left-hand corner of the "1" encased in the "shield" and a spider hidden in the front upper right-hand corner.
  • There are only four words in the English language which end in "- dous": tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.
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