* The longest one-syllable word in the English language is "screeched." * 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". * Almonds are members of the peach family. * Winston Churchill was born in a 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. * 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 it's 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 characters Bert and Ernie on Sesame Street were named after Bert the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank Capra's "Its A Wonderful Life". * A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds. * A dime has 118 ridges around the edge. * It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open. * The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket. * John Lennon's first girlfriend was named Thelma Pickles. * The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.