In case you didn't know . . .


'Stewardesses'  NowYouKnow01  is the longest word typed with only the left hand ..

And 'lollipop'  NowYouKnow02  is the longest word typed with your right hand.  (Bet you tried this out mentally, didn't you?)

No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, or purple. NowYouKnow03NowYouKnow04

'Dreamt' is the only English word that ends in the letters 'mt'. ? (Are you doubting this?)
Our eyes  NowYouKnow06  are always the same size from birth, but our noseNowYouKnow07 and ears  NowYouKnow08never stop growing.
The sentence: 'The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog' uses every letter of the alphabet.  (Now, you KNOW you're going to try this out for accuracy, right?)

The words 'racecar,'  NowYouKnow10  'kayak'  NowYouKnow11  and 'level'  NowYouKnow12are the same whether they are read left to right or right to left (palindromes).   (Yep, I knew you were going to 'do' this one.)
There are only four words in the English language which end in 'dous': tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.
(You're not doubting this, are you?)
There are two words in the English language that have all five vowels in order: 'abstemious' and 'facetious.' (Yes, admit it, you are going to say, a e i o u)
TYPEWRITER   NowYouKnow13  is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.   (All you typists are going to test this out)

A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.    NowYouKnow14

A goldfish  NowYouKnow15  has a memory span of three seconds. (Some days that's about what my memory span is.)

A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second. NowYouKnow16

A shark  NowYouKnow17  is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.

A snail  NowYouKnow18  can sleep for three years.   (I know some people that could do this too.!)
Almonds are a member of the peach  NowYouKnow19  family.

An ostrich's eyeNowYouKnow20 is bigger than its brain.
(I know some people like that also)

BabiesNowYouKnow21 are born without kneecaps.  They don't appear until the child reaches 2 to 6 years of age. 


February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon.  NowYouKnow22

In the last 4,000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.

If the population of China walked past you, 8 abreast, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.

Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors


Peanuts  NowYouKnow26  are one of the ingredients of dynamite! NowYouKnow27

Rubber bandsNowYouKnow28 last longer when refrigerated.
The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing. NowYouKnow29


The cruise liner, QE 2, NowYouKnow30moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.

The microwave  NowYouKnow31  was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.   (Good thing he did that.)


The winter of 1932 was so cold that Niagara Falls  NowYouKnow32

froze completely solid.


There are more chickens NowYouKnow33than people in the world.

Winston Churchill NowYouKnow34was born in a ladies' room during a dance.


Women blinkNowYouKnow35 nearly twice as much as men.

Now you know more than you did before!!

The Rain-Thomas Kinkade

This is a Thomas Kinkade painting. It's rumored to carry a miracle!
They say if you pass this on, you will receive a miracle. I am passing this on because I thought it was really pretty, and besides, who couldn't use a miracle?!