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hearken the facts - ii

A few facts that you might never come across, but your life will be incomplete without:The little “you are here” arrow on maps is called an ideo locator.A bird chews with its stomach.Cold water weighs more than hot water.The first Internet worm was created by Robert T. Morris, Jr., and attached more than 6000 Internet hosts.The lowest temperature ever recorded in Canada was –63 degrees Celcius in 1947, Snag River Yukon.The word ‘set’ has more definitions than any other word in the English language.Plants that are not cared for will cry for help, a thirsty plant will make a high-pitched sound that is too high for us to hear.Sheep outnumber humans in New Zealand 15 to 1.The ‘vintage date’ on a bottle of wine indicates the year the grapes were picked, not the year of bottling.The wheelbarrow is invented by a Chinese.The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is uncopyrightable.The first product that Sony came out with was the rice cooker.A company, Warner Comm…

english funny, words-bunny

Will begin with box and the plural is boxes
But the plural of ox would be oxen not oxes
Then one fowl is goose but two are geese
Yet the plural of mouse should never be meese
You may find a lone mouse or a whole set of mice
But the plural of house is houses not hice
If the plural for man be always men
Why shouldn't the plural for pan be pen?
If I speak of a foot and then you show me your feet
And I give you a boot, would a pair be called beet?
If one is tooth, and a whole set are teeth
Why shouldn't the plural of booth be beeth?
Then one may be 'that' and three may be 'those'
Yet hat in the plural would never be hose
And the plural of cat is cats not cose
We speak of a brother and also a brethren
But although we say mother we never say mothern
Then the masculine pronouns are He, His and Him
But imagine the feminine She, Shis and Shim
So ENGLISH I fancy you will agree
Is the funniest language you ever did see!