• The 'You are here' arrow on a map is called the IDEO locator
  • There are only four words in the English language which end in '-dous': tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous
  • A person afflicted with hexadectylism has six fingers or six toes on one or both hands and feet
  • A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second
  • The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets
  • A person who collects teddy bears is called an archtophilist
  • The term karaoke means "empty orchestra" in Japanese
  • A storm officially becomes a hurricane when cyclone winds reach 119 km/h (74 mph)
  • The YKK on zippers stands for Yoshida Kogyo Kabushibibaisha, the world's largest zipper manufacturer
  • The term karaoke means "empty orchestra" in Japanese