More Unusual Interesting Facts

1. The sentence "the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter in the English language.

2. TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters on only one row of the keyboard.

3. Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is the fear of long words.

4. A snail can sleep for 3 years.

5. Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes.

6. If you have three quarters, four dimes, and four pennies, you have $1.19. You also have the largest amount of money in coins without being able to make change for a dollar.

7. A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.

8. There are 22 stars surrounding the mountain on the Paramount Pictures logo.

9. There is a word in the English language with only one vowel, which occurs six times: Indivisibility.

10. 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

11. A quarter has 119 grooves around the edge and a dime has 118.

12. Horses cannot vomit.

13. There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.

14. 'Strengths' is the longest word in the English language with just one vowel.

15. When a giraffe's baby is born it falls from a height of six feet, normally without being hurt.

16. The raised reflective dots in the middle of highways are called Botts dots.

17. The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley's gum.

18. No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, or purple.

19. There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.

20. The Boeing 767 aircraft is a collection of 3.1 million parts from 800 different suppliers around the world.

21. Parker Brothers prints about 50 billion dollars worth of Monopoly money in one year.

22. If it takes just a second to pick up a penny lying on the ground, a person could make $36.00 per hour just picking up pennies.

23. You can't tickle yourself.

24. The "you are here" arrow on maps is called an ideo locator.

25. A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down continuously from the bottom of the glass to the top.

26. About 200,000,000 M&Ms are sold each day in the United States.

27. The glue on Israeli postage is certified kosher.

28. Americans on average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.
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