Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Trivia Tuesday: List of Random Facts Part Five

 **I copied and pasted this list from a website and I do not research each fact to find its authenticity like I usually do for these posts.  If you find where one is incorrect, leave me a comment and I will fix it.**

The word TIP is an acronym for "To Insure Promptness".

The worlds oldest piece of chewing gum is 9000 years old!

The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.
The youngest pope was 11 years old.

There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.

There are approximately ten million bricks in the Empire State Building.

There are more collect calls on Father's Day than any other day of the year.
There are no turkeys in Turkey.

There are only four words in the English language which end in "dous": tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous. 

There is a seven letter word in the English language that contains ten words without rearranging any of its letters, "therein": the, there, he, in, rein, her, here, ere, therein, herein.

Turtles breathe through their butts.

TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.

Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.

Walt Disney was afraid of mice.

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