Word: did you knows

  1. A female ferret is called a jill

  2. The side of a hammer is called a cheek

  3. Pinocchio is Italian for ‘pine head’

  4. The longest word that can be typed using only our right hand is ‘lollipop’

  5. 1 out of every 8 letters written is an e

  6. The word ‘lethologica’ describes the state of not being able to remember the word you want

  7. Shakespeare invented the words ‘assassination’ and ‘bump’

  8. “The sixth sick sheik’s sixth sheep’s sick” is said to be the toughest tongue twister

  9. The longest one syllable word in the English language is ‘screeched’

  10. The atomic symbol for iron is Fe (the original name for iron was Ferric)

  11. ‘Underground’ is the only word that begins and ends with the letters ‘und’

  12. The ball on top of a flag pole is called the truck

  13. The opposite of a ‘vacuum’ is a ‘plenum’

  14. M*A*S*H stood for ‘Mobile Army Surgical Hospital’

  15. ‘Fan’ is short for ‘fanatic’

  16. Clinophobia is the fear of going to bed

  17. The number 4 is the only number that has the same number of letters in it

  18. You can’t trademark surnames

  19. The ‘you are here’ arrow on maps is called an ideo locator

  20. A group of foxes is called a skulk



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