the verb "to chunder" (throw up) comes from the tall ships that sailed the atlantic. the crow's nest, being the highest point of the ship, swayed the most and the person inside it frequently got sea-sick as a result. this caused him to throw up over the side, and if possible he would shout "watch under" before hand. this got abbreviated to chunder.
The word myriad comes from the greek "myriados" (transliterating) meaning "ten thousand"
On the Isle of Mann it is perfectly legal to kill an Irishman with a crossbow on a Sunday afternoon. Just in case anyone ever felt the need to kill someone who happened to be Irish and not go to prison.
This is in no way anti-irish. I love the irish. Really sexy voices. and guiness made there. God bless 'em
A jellyfish is 95% water.
The longest word in the English language is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovo lcanoconiosis
The hundred billionth Crayola crayon ever produced was Perriwinkle Blue.
Until the 1960's men with long hair were not allowed to enter Disneyland
It is also legal to kill a Scotsman with a bow between the hours of midnight and 6AM(or something like that) within the walls of the city of York. Apparently.
if you scaled up a barnacle so that it was on par with a human a male barnacle's penis would be the size of the eiffel tower..so my biology teacher told me but he could be wrong and also can i just say i really feel sorry for female barnacles!
Damn English Trying To Kill Minority Britons.
"Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt".