Trivia of the Day for Wednesday

The words “racecar” and “kayak” are the same whether they are read left to right or right to left.

A snail can sleep for 3 years.

A duck’s quack doesn’t echo, and no one knows why.

The combination “ough” can be pronounced in nine different ways.  The following sentence contains them all: “A rough-coated, dough-faced, thoughtful plough man strode through the streets of Scarborough; after falling into a slough, he coughed and hiccoughed.”

“The verb “cleave” is the only English word with two synonyms which are antonyms of each other: adhere and separate.

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