Strange but Interesting Facts (2)

  • If you keep a goldfish in the dark room, it will eventually turn white.
  • Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
  • Right handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left handed people do.
  • The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter in the english language.
  • The word "lethologica" describes the state of not being able to remember the word you want.
  • TYPEWRITER, is the longest word that can be made using the letters only one row of the keyboard.
  • A snail can sleep for 3 years.

Vocabulary Help

  • average - média
  • blink - piscar
  • dark room - quarto escuro
  • goldfish - peixinho dourado
  • keep - manter
  • left handed - canhoto
  • right handed - destro
  • snail - lesma
  • turn white - ficar branco
  • twice - duas vezes
  • sleep (sleep, slept, slept) - dormir

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