Thursday, November 11, 2004

Language Facts

Language facts

There is no word in English for “under.” English speakers have to say “not over, but that other thing.”

The Oxford English Dictionary was written by a seven-year-old girl.

Some flies can read, but not very well.

Eskimos have a hundred words for snot.

Children who learn a second language score higher on math, reading and science tests, and are nerdy little girly-boys and pimple-faced retard losers who can’t even throw a baseball.

A firkin is equal to nine imperial gallons.

“Faces” and “feces” sound a lot alike. Isn’t that weird?

More English words were coined by Phyllis Diller than by Jackie Mason and Don Rickles combined.

“Japanese” is the official language of “Japan.”

A group of crows is called a “murder.” A group of larks is called an “exaltation.” A group of musicians is called a “band.”

The name “Hawaii” comes from the sound that white people make when they fart.

There are only 25 letters in the alphabet; “Q” isn’t a letter: it’s an abomination in the eyes of God.

Most computer languages contain no word for “ketchup.”


Blogger Juniper Flesco said...

The plural of Uranus is Uranii, but the plural of anus is "bunch of assholes."

2:54 PM  
Blogger kant said...

As quoth the bard, "One man's feces is another man's thesis."

1:32 AM  

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