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Did you know #8077469 12/05/20 09:08 PM
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I few new to me.



INTERESTING STUFF


In the
1400's a law was set forth in England that a man was allowed
To beat his wife with a stick no thicker than his thumb.
Hence we have 'the rule
Of thumb'






Many years ago in
Scotland , a new game was invented. It was ruled 'Gentlemen
Only...Ladies Forbidden'...and thus, the word GOLF entered
Into the English language.



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


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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:

$ 16,400


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The average number
Of people airborne over the U.S. In any given
Hour:

61,000

(this is significantly less since Covid-19)

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Intelligent people
Have more zinc and copper in their hair..



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The first novel ever
Written on a typewriter, Tom Sawyer.



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The 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,
The Great

Diamonds - Julius
Caesar


Quail hunting is like walking into, and out of a beautiful painting all day long. Gene Hill


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Re: Did you know [Re: bill oxner] #8077542 12/05/20 10:01 PM
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Good info Bill.


"You may all go to hell and I will go to Texas".
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Wonder what the percentage of people who actually TRIED to lick their elbow is?

Mark (and, no, I didn't)


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"I always take care to fire into the nearest hillside and, lacking that, into darkness". - the late Dr. Hunter S. Thompson
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I know now


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