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APRIL 1998 | VOL. 1, NO. 4







More Answers to Questions You Never Asked

  • The longest one-syllable word in the English language is "screeched."

  • Barbie's measurements if she were life size: 39-23-33.

  • All of the clocks in Pulp Fiction are stuck on 4:20.

  • 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".

  • Almonds are members of the peach family.

  • 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.

  • A cat has 32 muscles in each ear

  • An ostrich's eye is bigger than it's brain.

  • Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.

  • In most advertisements, including newspapers, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10.

  • Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer.

  • The only real person to be a Pez head was Betsy Ross.

  • The Ramses brand condom is named after the great pharaoh Ramses II who fathered over 160 children.

  • A dragonfly has a lifespan of 24 hours.

  • A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.

  • It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.

  • The male gypsy moth can "smell" the virgin female gypsy moth from 1.8 miles away.

  • John Lennon's first girlfriend was named Thelma Pickles.

  • The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.

  • 'Stewardesses' is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.

  • To "testify" was based on men in the Roman court swearing to a statement made by swearing on their testicles.