If you look at the number of words in the English language you’ll find that estimates vary between 500,000 and just over 2 million, depending on how you count them. You will find that some of these words were simply “made up” by various authors at one time or another but they’ve proved so popular that they’ve entered our everyday lexicon like Galumph, Nerd, Namby-pamby, Factoid, Serendipity and many more.
London Underground Stations are always a good source for visio-cryptic style quiz questions. So in this article we’ve gatherd together some cryptic Emojis we found floating around the internet, so see how many London tube stations you can guess.
Ahhh, the snooze button surely one of man’s better inventions … until 9 minutes later when the dreaded alarm strikes again. Except now you feel even more tired, so do you hit it again?
Loch Ness, the largest by volume, of all the many lochs in Scotland, is possibly the most famous body of water in the world. The reason, of course, is what is claimed to lie in its deepest, darkest depths – The Loch Ness Monster!
When it comes to the pointless application of technology then this must rank pretty high … Introducing the Wagometer
The five-second rule holds that it’s okay to eat an item you dropped on the ground, as long as it was there for fewer than five seconds. But is it actually okay?
No this isn’t one of those crazy headlines beloved of certain ‘newspapers’, (think Sunday Sport : “WWII Bomber found on the moon”, then months later, “WII Bomber vanishes from Moon”), this is in fact a curious, if not slightly frightening, reality.
50 falbergasting factoids from the most eminante intelellectual fluff gathering team on the planet …. known as the QI Elves
Ahhh, sleep! You can never have enough of it, it seems. But what if you stopped sleeping altogether?
For the British, the taking of tea is part of our cultural heritage so you can understand why the dribbling teapot would be of particular concern.
Whilst much of the world’s road systems enforce driving on the right, not all do. Most notably, the British drive on the left whilst their continental cousins drive on the right, but why ?
Test your knowledge with these 20 questions we’ve gathered from Lukas Aleksandr’s excellent book “Guernsey Quiz Book : 1000 questions for the whole family”. We’ve assigned our own made up rating system, below, for your score … enjoy ! 🙂 Ratings 20 correct ………… Super Sarnian ! 15-19 correct ………… Splendid Sarnian 11-14 correct...
How well do yo think that you know Christmas? In this article are some Christmas factoids listed with possible answers. See how many you get right.
This is one of those things we all think we know until some bright spark pops up to say .. “that’s not true”. So here is the low-down on why Jesus’ Mum didn’t call him Jesus.