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Did You Know – 08/01/2011 – Typing Facts

On average a secretary’s left hand does 56% of the typing.

The word “Stewardesses” and “reverberated” are the longest words typed with only the left hand.

The longest word that can by typed using the right hand in proper typing form are “Lollipop” and “monopoly”

The only ten letter word that you can spell with the top row of letters is “Typewriter”

Skepticisms is the longest word that alternates hands when typing.

Source: http://9gag.com/gag/177274/

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Did You Know « 06/27/2011

Your tongue is germ free only if it is pink.If it is white there is a thin layer of bacteria. Source

Emma Watson, famous for portraying a witch in the Harry Potter films, may have magic in her genes as she is related to a 16th century woman convicted of witchcraft.Source

The Beatles as a group have sold more records than anyone else. Over a billion worldwide. Elvis Presley has also sold more than 1 billion records as of 2009. Source

166,875,000,000 pieces of mail are delivered each year in the U.S. Source

According to a British law passed in 1845, attempting to commit suicide was a capital offense. Offenders could be hanged for trying. Source

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Did You Know… 7/12/2010

Interesting Animal Facts

1. When a dolphin is sick or injured, its cries of distress summon immediate aid from other dolphins, who try to support it to the surface so that it can breathe.

2. Sea Otters use so much energy that they need to eat as much as one-third of their weight each day.

3. According to hospital figures, dogs bite an average of 1 million Americans a year.

4. Certain Chinese and American alligators can survive the winter by freezing their heads in ice, leaving their nose out to breath for months on end.

5. Honeybees have hair on their eyes.

6. The only continent without reptiles or snakes is Antarctica.

7. Cats prefer to eat their food at 86º F, which is why they don’t immediately gulp down the half-eaten can of food from the refrigerator.

8. The study of ants is called Myrmecology.

9. Dolphins sleep with one half of the brain at a time, and one eye closed

10. At the end of the Beatles’ song ‘A Day in the Life,’ an ultrasonic whistle, only audible to dogs, was recorded by Paul McCartney for his Shetland sheepdog.

11. Elephants are the only animals that can’t jump.

12. Giraffes have no vocal cords.

13. Butterflies taste with their hind feet.


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