PowerPoint: And now... you know everything? Or do you?
Apparently….No word in the English language rhymesWith month, orange, silver, or purple.Honest
Apparently….“Dreamt is the only English wordthat ends in the letters “mt”.Can that be right?
Apparently….Our eyes are always the same size from birth,but our nose and ears never stop growing.Mirror, mirror on the wall...
Apparently….The sentence:“The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog”Uses every letter of the alphabet!Are you trying it out?
Apparently….The words ‘racecar’, ‘kayak’ and ‘level’ are the samewhether they are read left to right or right to left.These are called Palindromes.
Apparently….There are only four words in the English language which endin “dous”:Tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.Are you in doubt?
Apparently….There are two words in the English Language that have allfive vowels in order:“abstemious” and “facetious”You are doubting it, aren’t you? Facetious: Adjective 1. not meant to be taken seriously or literally: a facetious remark. 2. amusing; humorous. 5. lacking serious intent; concerned with something nonessential, amusing, or frivolous: a facetious person. Abstemious: Adjective 1. sparing or moderate in eating and drinking; temperate in diet. 2. characterized by abstinence: an abstemious life. 3. sparing: an abstemious diet.
Apparently….TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be madeusing the letters only on one row of the keyboard.Hmmmm?
Apparently….A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.Miaou to that?
Apparently….A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.Now doesn’t that remind you of someone?
Apparently….A ‘jiffy’ is an actual unit of timefor 1/100th of a second; a moment.And you always thought it was a donut!
Apparently….A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.Seriously!!!
Apparently….A snail can sleep for three years!I know some people that can do that as well!!!
Apparently….Almonds are a member of the peach family.What a family tree!
Apparently….An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.Well what do you know?
Apparently….Babies are born without kneecaps.They don’t appear until the child reaches 2 to 6 years of age.That explains a lot!
Apparently….February 1865 is the only month in recorded historynot to have a full moon.
Apparently….Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.A man of many talents!
Apparently….Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.That’s quite explosive!
Apparently….Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.Stretch away!
Apparently….The cruise liner, QE2, moves only six inchesfor each gallon of diesel that it burns.Ships Ahoy!
Apparently….The winter of 1932 was so cold that Niagara Fallsfroze completely solid.Brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!
Apparently….Winston Churchhill was born in a ladies room during a dance.Quite a lady’s man they say!
Apparently….Women blink nearly twice as much as men.I just can’t believe that!