Alphabet Soup Challenge Letter U – Unusual
I’m taking part in the Alphabet Soup challenge, Hosted by Cathy Lynn Brooks. It has nothing to do with Soup. It was just a funny name Cathy made up to explain an event that requires bloggers to use every letter of the alphabet in random order to inspire daily posting.
What does unusual mean?
It is something that is different from others of the same type in a way that is surprising, interesting, and noticeable to the eye or doing something completely different to the normal way. Like the photo above, have you ever seen a baby feed like this?
Sharing I few unusual topics I have found while surfing the internet.
In English, the letter Q is usually followed by the letter U, but there are some exceptions.
Qwerty, one of the few native English words with Q not followed by U or another vowel.
A hundred-year-old light bulb that has been burning nonstop for 30 years.
The Tonle Sap River flows north in the wet season and south in the dry season
Ferret legging – A sport that involves putting two live ferrets inside one’s trousers with the cuffs and belt clinched firmly and no underpants worn. The current record is 5 hours 26 minutes.
There is a ban on importing chewing gum into Singapore which is strictly enforced. Since 2004, it is said – no gum is allowed to be bought or sold in Singapore and there is a $700 fine for spitting out gum on the streets.