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    I'm sure you alll have seen these before, and I know some of them aren't true, but I thought I would share this anyway:


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    The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time TV were Fred and Wilma Flintstone.

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    Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the US Treasury

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    Men can read smaller print than women can; women can hear better.

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    Coca-Cola was originally green.

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    It is impossible to lick your elbow.

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    The state with the highest percentage of people who walk to work: Alaska

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    The percentage of Africa that is wilderness: 28% ( now get this...) The percentage of North America that is wilderness: 38%

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    The cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of eleven: $6,400

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    The average number of people airborne over the US any given hour: 61,000

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    Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.

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    The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.

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    The youngest pope was 11 years old.

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    The first novel ever written on a typewriter: Tom Sawyer.

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    Those San Francisco Cable cars are the only mobile National Monuments.

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    Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history:Spades - King David, Hearts - Charlemagne, Clubs -Alexander theGreat, Diamonds - Julius Caesar

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    111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

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    If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in The air, the person died in battle. If the horse has one front leg in The air the person died as a result of wounds received in battle. If the Horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.

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    Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, John Hancock and Charles Thomson. Most of the rest signed on August 2, but the last signature wasn't added until 5 years later.

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    "I am." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

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    Hershey's Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them Looks like it's kissing the conveyor belt.

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    Q. What occurs more often in December than any other month?
    A. Conception.

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    Q. Half of all Americans live within 50 miles of what?
    A. Their birthplace

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    Q. Most boat owners name their boats. What is the most popular boat name requested?
    A. Obsession

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    Q. If you were to spell out numbers, how far would you have to go until you would find the letter "A"?
    A. One thousand

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    Q. What do bulletproof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers, and laser printers all have in common?
    A. All invented by women.

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    Q. What is the only food that doesn't spoil? A. Honey

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    Q. There are more collect calls on this day than any other day of the year?
    A. Father's Day

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    Q What trivia fact about Mel Blanc (voice of Bugs Bunny) is the most ironic?
    A. He was allergic to carrots.

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    Q. What is an activity performed by 40% of all people at a party?
    A. Snoop in your medicine cabinet.

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    In Shakespeare's time, mattresses were secured on bed frames by ropes. When you pulled on the ropes the mattress tightened, making the bed firmer to sleep on. Hence the phrase "goodnight, sleep tight".

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    It was the accepted practice in Babylon 4,000 years ago that for a month after the wedding, the bride's father would supply his son-in- law with All the mead he could drink. Mead is a honey beer and because their calendar was lunar based, this period was called the honey month we know today as the honeymoon.

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    In English pubs, ale is ordered by pints and quarts. So in old England, when customers got unruly, the bartender would yell at them mind their own pints and quarts and settle down. It's where we get the phrase "mind your P's and Q's"

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    Many years ago in England, pub frequenters had a whistle baked into the Rim or handle of their ceramic cups. When they needed a refill, they used the whistle to get some service. "Wet your whistle" is the phrase Inspired by this practice.

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    In Scotland, a new game was invented. It was entitled Gentlemen Only Ladies Forbidden.... and thus the word GOLF entered into the English language.

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    People photocopying their buttocks are the cause of 23% of all photocopier errors worldwide.
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    A cockroach can live nine days without its head before it starves to death.
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    About 100 people choke to death on ballpoint pens each year.
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    About a third of all Americans flush the toilet while they're still sitting on it.
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    Alexander Graham Bell's wife and mother were both deaf .
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    Fish scales are an ingredient in most lipsticks.
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    Frank Baum, the writer of "The Wizrd of OZ", looked at his filing cabinet and saw A-N, and O-Z, hence "Oz."
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    On average, every chocolate bar contains at least three insect legs.
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    "Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt".
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    "Taxi" is spelled exactly the same in English, French, German, Swedish, and Portuguese.
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    The sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick" is said to be the toughest tongue twister in English.
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    22,000 checks will be deducted from the wrong bank accounts in the next hour.
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    25% of a human's bones are in its feet.
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    259200 people die every day.
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    By raising your legs slowly and lying on your back, you cannot sink into quicksand
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    85% of men who die of heartattacks during intercourse, are found to have been cheating on their wives.
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    Sherlock Holmes NEVER said "Elementary, my dear Watson", Humphrey Bogart NEVER said "Play it again, Sam" in Casablanca, and they NEVER said "Beam me up, Scotty" on Star Trek.
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    AND FINALLY At least 75% of people who read this will try to lick their elbow!
    "What we are dealing with here, is a complete lack of respect for the law" - Jackie Gleason, Smokey and the Bandit

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    Zeo,
    Do you know which ones are false?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ZeoHalen
    Coca-Cola was originally green.
    That one has to be false. It did however have cocaine in it up until the 1930's.
    "I am the party" ~David Lee Roth

    Quote Originally Posted by Elwood P.
    Uhura: Mr. Spock, what happened?
    Spock: The occipital area of my head seems to have impacted with the arm of the chair.

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    Shit!!

    I totally tried to lick my elbow!

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    The Sherlock Holmes one is true. I am a big fan of Doyle and his stories about the great detective.

    He said, "Elementary" and he said, " My Dear Watson", but he never said the two together.

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    The horse statue one and the GOLF one are false.
    Last edited by ZeoBandit; 07.05.05 at 10:42 AM.
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    All generalizations are false!

    j/k

    The statistic about the Ps & Qs was interesting. Prolly true.

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    93% of all facts are made up on the spot.

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    and only 50% are true, 80% of the time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Junior
    Shit!!

    I totally tried to lick my elbow!
    Me too! I failed miserably...
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    Quote Originally Posted by ZeoHalen
    The horse statue one and the GOLF one are false.
    http://www.snopes.com/language/acronyms/golf.htm
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    It is impossible to lick your elbow.

    Tell that to Gene Simmons.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Darby
    It is impossible to lick your elbow.

    Tell that to Gene Simmons.
    If Gene Simmons is licking his own body parts, everything I know is wrong.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZeoHalen
    The horse statue one and the GOLF one are false.
    Actually, the horse statue one is true too:

    http://experts.about.com/q/2296/2600310.htm
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    Quote Originally Posted by WhoHalen
    Actually, the horse statue one is true too:

    http://experts.about.com/q/2296/2600310.htm
    This says it is not always true:

    http://www.snopes.com/military/statue.htm
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