More TriviaRhythms is the longest word in the English language that does not contain a true vowel.
There are two words in the English language that have all five vowels in order, abstemious and facetious.
The word "strength" is the only eight-letter word in the English language that only uses one vowel.
Ben and Jerry’s send the waste from making ice cream to local pig farmers to use as feed. Pigs love the stuff. Except for one flavor: Mint Oreo.
John Lennon’s first girlfriend was named Thelma Pickles.
Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.
Two-thirds of the world's eggplant is grown in New Jersey.
A dime has 118 ridges around the edge. [A dime is the ten cent coin in the U.S.]
It is possible to lead a cow upstairs but not downstairs.
The Baby Ruth candy bar was named after Grover Cleveland's daughter, Ruth.
The longest word you can write, using just the top line of a QWERTY keyboard is 'Typewriter'.
The term "the whole 9 yards" came from W.W.II fighter pilots in the Pacific. When arming their airplanes on the ground, the .50 caliber machine gun ammo belts measured exactly 27 feet, before being loaded into the fuselage. If the pilots fired all their ammo at a target, it got "the whole 9 yards."
You might be interested to know that in WordPerfect 6.1, when using 12-point Times Roman, non-boldface asterisks have six points, whereas boldface asterisks have five. Not so, however, in 12-point Courier, where asterisks have five points in both cases.
The phrase "rule of thumb" is derived from an old English law which stated that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.
Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.
When Heinz ketchup leaves the bottle, it travels at a rate of 25 miles per year.
The name Jeep came from the abbreviation used in the army for the "General Purpose" vehicle, G.P.
In Shakespeare's time, mattresses were secured on bed frames by ropes when you pulled on the ropes the mattress tightened, making the bed firmer to sleep on. That's where the phrase, "goodnight, sleep tight" came from.
The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog." uses every letter in the alphabet. Developed by Western Union to test telex/Twix communications
The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is uncopyrightable.
When opossums are playing 'possum', they are not playing. They actually pass out from sheer terror.
The Main Library at Indiana University sinks over an inch every year because when it was built, engineers failed to take into account the weight of all the books that would occupy the building.
An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.