Weird Facts

Have you ever wondered about weird facts, like what the longest word is? People disagree, but many say the longest word starts and ends “Methionylthreonylthreonylglutaminylalanyl…isoleucine.” It has 189,819 letters. It is the chemical composition of titin, the largest known protein. The full word takes about 2 to 3 1/2 hours to say.

Here are two weird facts about religion:

Etymology is the study of word origins, and how words started out may be very different from how they are now. For instance, have you ever wondered why there is an “e” on the end of “goodbye?” It’s because good bye was originally “God be with ye.” Similarly, the French word for good bye, “adieu,” literally means “to God.”

Check out this web page with some pretty cool weird facts and share one with a friend:

*** Can you think up an interesting fact about yourself that your friends don’t know?