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Facts

Discussion in 'Jokes' started by Reenae, Nov 23, 2007.

  1. Reenae

    Reenae Bronze IL'ite

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    Albert Einstein never learned
    how to drive a car.

    <BIG>No word in the English language</BIG>
    <BIG>rhymes with month.</BIG>

    <BIG>Winston Churchill was born in</BIG>
    <BIG>a ladies' room during a dance.</BIG>

    <BIG>The housefly hums</BIG>
    <BIG>in the middle octave, key of F.</BIG>

    <BIG></BIG>
    <BIG>The longest place-name still in use is</BIG>
    <BIG>Taumatawhakatangihangako-</BIG>
    <BIG>auauotamateaturipukakapikimaung-</BIG>
    <BIG>ahoronukupokaiwh enuakita natahu,</BIG>
    <BIG>a New Zealand hill.</BIG>

    <BIG>The longest word in the English language,</BIG>
    <BIG>according to the Oxford English Dictionary, is</BIG>
    <BIG>pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis.</BIG>

    <BIG>A dragonfly has a lifespan of 24 hours.</BIG>​

    <BIG>Alexander the Great was an epileptic.</BIG>

    <BIG></BIG>
    <BIG>S.O.S. doesn't stand for"Save Our Ship"</BIG>
    <BIG>or "Save Our Souls" --</BIG>
    <BIG>It was just chosen by</BIG>
    <BIG>an 1908 international conference</BIG>
    <BIG>on Morse Code because</BIG>
    <BIG>the letters S and O were easy to remember</BIG>
    <BIG>and just about anyone could key it</BIG>
    <BIG>and read it, S = dot dot dot,</BIG>
    <BIG>O = dash dash dash.</BIG>

    <BIG>There are 336 dimples on</BIG>
    <BIG>a regulation golf ball.</BIG>
     
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  2. vidyasundar

    vidyasundar Bronze IL'ite

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    very informative

    thanks for sharing
    VS
     
  3. sharathd

    sharathd Junior IL'ite

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    Thank you very much for sharing the facts.....
     

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