Weird Facts Collection - 4
No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver or purple.
Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.
On average, people fear spiders more than they do death.
Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.
The longest word in the English language is 1909 letters long and it refers to a distinct part of DNA.
The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
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 name of all the continents end with the same letter that they start with.
The sentence 'the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog' uses every letter in the English language.
The shortest war in history was between Zanzibar and England in 1896. Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes.
The strongest muscle in the body is the TONGUE.
The word 'lethologica' describes the state of not being able to remember the word you want.
The word racecar and kayak are the same whether they are read left to right or right to left.
There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.
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