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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 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.

 

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.(DON'T try this @ home!)

 

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.

 

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.