An Archive of Email Forwards - Ouija Cat '98-'01

Things You Really Need to Remember:

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

On a Canadian two-dollar bill, the flag flying over the Parliament
Building 
is an American flag.

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".

All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the 
back of the $5 bill.

Almonds are members of the peach family.

Winston Churchill was born in ladies' room during a dance.

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.

The longest place-name still in use is:
Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronuk
upokaiwen ua-kit a natahu, a New Zealand hill.

Los Angeles's full name is "El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los

Angeles de Porciuncula" and can be abbreviated to 3.63% of its size, 
"L.A."

A cat has 32 muscles in each ear

An ostrich's eye is bigger than its 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.

When the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers play football at home, the 
stadium becomes the state's third largest city.

The characters Bert and Ernie on Sesame Street were named after Bert 
the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank Capra's "It's A Wonderful
Life."

A dragonfly has a lifespan of 24 hours.

A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.

A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.

On an American one-dollar bill, there is an owl in the upper left-hand 
corner of the "1" encased in the "shield" and a spider hidden in the
front 
upper right-hand corner.

It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.

The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.

Who's that playing the piano on the "Mad About You" theme? Paul 
Reiser himself.

The male gypsy moth can "smell" the virgin female gypsy moth from 1.8 
miles away. (pretty good trick)

In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.

The name for Oz in the "Wizard of Oz" was thought up when the creator, 
Frank Baum, looked at his filing cabinet and saw A-N, and O-Z, hence 
"Oz."

The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube 
and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.

Mr. Rogers is an ordained minister.

John Lennon's first girlfriend was named Thelma Pickles.

The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.

There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.

'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.

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