Trivia of the Day for Wednesday

Facetious and abstemious contain all the vowels in the correct order, as does arsenious, meaning “containing arsenic.”  

 

The word “Checkmate” in chess comes from the Persian phrase “Shah Mat,” which means “the king is dead.”

 

Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.  

 

The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.

 

Giraffes have no vocal cords.

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