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Word Trivia

Word Trivia

“Stewardesses” and “reverberated” are the two longest (and commonly used) words (12 letters each) that can be typed with only the left hand.

“lollipop” is the longest word typed with your right hand.

The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is uncopyrightable.

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”.

The sentence: “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog” uses every letter of the alphabet.

The words ‘racecar,’ ‘kayak’ and ‘level’ are the same whether they are read left to right or right to left (palindromes).

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

There are two words in the English language that have all five vowels in order: “abstemious” and “facetious.” (a e i o u)

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

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

The only city whose name can be spelled completely with vowels is Aiea, Hawaii.

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Wordle Anyone?

Some days you just have to take a break and do something fun. That’s what we’re doing today with Wordle. Just hop over to the website (www.wordle.net) and have at it! Below is a Wordle for one of Steve’s keynote speeches:

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Fun Fridays – Feb. 24, 2012

The Joke of the Year Award goes to Tim Vine in London at the Lafta Awards banquet. Award is given to the year’s best one-liner jokes or puns. Below is the winner and then five more from Tim Vine. Can you top these?

Conjunctivitis.com – that’s a site for sore eyes

Crime in multi-storey car parks. That is wrong on so many different levels.

Eric Bristow asked me why I put superglue on one of his darts. I said you just can’t let it go can you?

I saw this advert in a window that said: “Television for sale, £1, volume stuck on full.” I thought, “I can’t turn that down.”

I’ve just been on a once-in-a-lifetime holiday. I’ll tell you what, never again.

Do you ever get that when you’re half way through eating a horse and you think to yourself, “I’m not as hungry as I thought I was.”

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