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    Exclamation It's Sunday let's chew over some facts!

    111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321
    The phrase "rule of thumb" is derived from and old English law which stated that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.
    Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left hand.
    Shakespeare invented the word "assassination" and "bump."
    Marilyn Monroe had six toes on one foot.
    If you keep a Goldfish in the dark room, it will eventually turn white.
    Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
    The sentence "the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter in the alphabet.***
    The average human eats 8 spiders in their lifetime at night.
    It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
    The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.
    All of the clocks in the movie Pulp Fiction are stuck on 4:20.
    No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver or purple.
    "Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt".
    Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.
    A snail can sleep for 3 years.
    American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first-class.
    China has more English speakers than the United States.
    A polar bear's skin is black. Its fur is not white, but actually clear.


    Go on be honest how many did you know?



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    Hippo milk is pink.

    More than ten people a year are killed by vending machines.

    *cough*

    And I knew... None of them.
    Last edited by ladiesman217; 08-05-11 at 15:19.
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    Fortune cookies were actually invented in America, not China!

    The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.

    i knew 3 of yours cg
    Last edited by 69patrick69; 08-05-11 at 15:34. Reason: spelling


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    Quote Originally Posted by City Gent View Post
    111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321
    The phrase "rule of thumb" is derived from and old English law which stated that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.
    Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left hand.
    Shakespeare invented the word "assassination" and "bump."
    Marilyn Monroe had six toes on one foot.
    If you keep a Goldfish in the dark room, it will eventually turn white.
    Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
    The sentence "the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter in the alphabet.***
    The average human eats 8 spiders in their lifetime at night.
    It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
    The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.
    All of the clocks in the movie Pulp Fiction are stuck on 4:20.
    No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver or purple.
    "Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt".
    Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.
    A snail can sleep for 3 years.
    American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first-class.
    China has more English speakers than the United States.
    A polar bear's skin is black. Its fur is not white, but actually clear.


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    A number of those are incorrect.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rayden View Post
    A number of those are incorrect.
    Pfff. Since when did you become the party pooper? I thought that job belonged to [name removed]
    I'm not insane, I'm adorably bonkers!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ladiesman217 View Post
    Pfff. Since when did you become the party pooper? I thought that job belonged to [name removed]
    Got a grand total of 2 hours of sleep last night.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rayden View Post
    Got a grand total of 2 hours of sleep last night.
    You were on here all that time??? I only stayed on till like 2am... It could've been 3am Oh no wait that was Friday!
    I'm not insane, I'm adorably bonkers!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by City Gent View Post
    111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321
    The phrase "rule of thumb" is derived from and old English law which stated that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.
    Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left hand.
    Shakespeare invented the word "assassination" and "bump."
    Marilyn Monroe had six toes on one foot.
    If you keep a Goldfish in the dark room, it will eventually turn white.
    Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
    The sentence "the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter in the alphabet.***
    The average human eats 8 spiders in their lifetime at night.
    It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
    The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.
    All of the clocks in the movie Pulp Fiction are stuck on 4:20.
    No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver or purple.
    "Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt".
    Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.
    A snail can sleep for 3 years.
    American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first-class.
    China has more English speakers than the United States.
    A polar bear's skin is black. Its fur is not white, but actually clear.


    Go on be honest how many did you know?



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    Very interesting CG Thank you.

    I only knew about 5 of those facts

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    Quote Originally Posted by City Gent View Post
    111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321
    The phrase "rule of thumb" is derived from and old English law which stated that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.
    Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left hand.
    Shakespeare invented the word "assassination" and "bump."
    Marilyn Monroe had six toes on one foot.
    If you keep a Goldfish in the dark room, it will eventually turn white.
    Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
    The sentence "the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter in the alphabet.***
    The average human eats 8 spiders in their lifetime at night.
    It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
    The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.
    All of the clocks in the movie Pulp Fiction are stuck on 4:20.
    No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver or purple.
    "Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt".
    Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.
    A snail can sleep for 3 years.
    American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first-class.
    China has more English speakers than the United States.
    A polar bear's skin is black. Its fur is not white, but actually clear.


    Go on be honest how many did you know?



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    Somebody tell me that the thing with the spiders it's not true!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lisa007 View Post
    Somebody tell me that the thing with the spiders it's not true!!
    Actually it is Lisa
    I'm not insane, I'm adorably bonkers!!!

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