Useless Trivia

* The most common name in the world is Mohammed.
* Hulk Hogan's real name is Terry Bollea.
*A golden razor removed from King Tut's Tomb was still sharp enough to be used
* Karl Marx wrote to Friedrich Engles, "I do not trust any Russian. As soon as a Russian worms his way in, all hell breaks loose .

* Isaac Asimov is the only author to have a book in every Dewey-decimal category.

* People who work at night tend to weigh more than people who don't

* Stalin was only five feet, four inches tall.
* Sir Isaac Newton was an ordained priest in the Church of England.
* Every photograph of an American atomic bomb detonation was taken by Harold Edgerton.

* The woman who has appeared most on the covers of Time magazine is the Virgin Mary -- ten times.

* Napoleon favored mathematicians and physical scientists, but excluded humanists from his circle, believing them to be troublemakers.

* Cleopatra's last name was Ptolemy, and she was Greek rather than Egyptian.

* Alexander the Great was an epileptic.

* Genghis Khan started out life as a goatherd.

* The real name of "the" Bill Gates is William Henry Gates III. Nowadays he is  known as Bill Gates (III). By converting the letters of his current name to the ASCII-values and adding his (III), you get the following:
     B       66
     I       73
     L       76
     L       76
     G       71
     A       65
     T       84
     E       69
     S       83
     I        1
     I        1
     I        1
            666 !!!

ome might ask, "How did Bill Gates get so powerful?" Coincidence? Or just the beginning of mankind's ultimate and total enslavement???
Before you decide, consider the following:
     M  S  -  D  O  S     6  .  3  1
     77+83+45+68+79+83+32+54+46+50+49 = 666
     W  I  N  D  O  W  S  9  5
     87+73+78+68+79+87+83+57+53+1 = 666

Coincidence? You decide..

* Ethernet is a registered trademark of Xerox, Unix is a registered trademark of AT&T.

* The first hard drive available for the Apple had a capacity of 5 megabytes.

* "Rhythm" and "syzygy" are the longest English words without vowels.

* the two longest one-syllable words in the English language are "screeched" and "strengths."

* 'Strengths' is the longest word in the English language with just one vowel.

*The longest place-name still in use is Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu, a New Zealand hill.

* The longest word in the English language, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis. It is a a pneumoconiosis caused by the inhalation of very fine silicate or quartz dust. The only other word with the same amount of letters is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconioses, its plural.

* The second longest word in the Oxford English Dictionary is "floccinaucinihilipilification," which means "the act of estimating as worthless."

* The third longest word in the English language is "antidisestablishmenterianism".

* The longest word that can be typed using on the right hand is 'lollipop'

* One of the longest English words that can be typed using the top row of a typewriter (allowing multiple uses of letters) is 'typewriter.'

* The oldest word in the English language is "town"

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