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PostSubject: Word Facts and other facts we all need to know and that will surprise you!   Wed Nov 12, 2008 8:18 am

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,' 'kayak' and 'level' are the same whether they are read left to right or right to left (palindromes). (Yep, I knew you were going to "do" this one.) (oooops! Almost forgot Radar.)

TYPEWRITER 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)

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

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

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

Almonds are a member of the peach family.

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