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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'

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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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Every day more money

is printed for Monopoly than the U.S.

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 cost of raising

a medium-size dog to the age of eleven:

$ 16,400

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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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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

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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 because 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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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 have in common?

A. All were invented

by women.

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Q. What is the only

food that doesn't spoil?

A.

Honey

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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, which 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

your 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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At least 75% of

people who read this will try to lick their

elbow!

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Don't delete this

just because it looks weird. Believe it or not, you can read

it.

I cdnuolt blveiee

taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was rdanieg The

phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid Aoccdrnig to rscheearch at

Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the

ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoatnt tihng is taht the

first and last ltteer be in the rghit pclae. The rset can be a

taotl mses and you can still raed it wouthit a porbelm. This

is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by

istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe. Amzanig huh?

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YOU

KNOW YOU ARE LIVING IN 2010 when...

1. You accidentally

enter your PIN on the microwave.

2. You haven't

played solitaire with real cards in years.

3. You have a list

of 15 phone numbers to reach your family of

three.

4. You e-mail the

person who works at the desk next to you.

5. Your reason for

not staying in touch with friends and family is that they

don't have e-mail addresses.

6. You pull up in

your own driveway and use your cell phone to see if anyone is

home to help you carry in the groceries...

7. Every commercial

on television has a web site at the bottom of the screen

8. Leaving the house

without your cell phone, which you didn't even have the first

20 or 30 (or 60) years of your life, is now a cause for panic

and you turn around to go and get it

10. You get up in

the morning and go on line before getting your

coffee

11. You start

tilting your head sideways to smile. : )

12 You're reading

this and nodding and laughing.

13. Even worse, you

know exactly to whom you are going to forward this

message.

14. You are too busy

to notice there was no #9 on this list.

15. You actually

scrolled back up to check that there wasn't a #9 on this

list

~~~~~~~~~~~AND

FINALLY~~~~~ ~~~~~~~

NOW U R LAUGHING at

yourself.

Go on, forward this

to your friends. You know you want to! Go lick your

elbow.

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14. You are too busy

to notice there was no #9 on this list.

15. You actually

scrolled back up to check that there wasn't a #9 on this

list

~~~~~~~~~~~AND

FINALLY~~~~~ ~~~~~~~

NOW U R LAUGHING at

yourself.

You got me good!

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And even MORE little known facts....

...

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'

As well as the phrase, "Ohhhhh...thank you sir, may I have another?? I have been a veerrrrry bad girl!"

...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.

And all of those lonely woman began to scheme and yack and do crazy God only knows what chick stuff creating the origins of Feminism as we know it today.

(I fucking hate golf)

...

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

Flintstone

And created an entire country of young boys with erections that wanted to Kill Fred Flintstone. (And yeah, it got even worse when I Dream of Jeannie came along!)

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

And yet still, they don't listen.....

...

It is impossible to lick your elbow.

It might be impossible, but I'm willing to let you try.... :-)

...

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 because of wounds received in battle.

If the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died

of natural causes

A myth according to Snopes.com

...

Q. What do bulletproof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers and laser

printers have in common?

A. All were invented

by women.

What do internet porn, doggy style sex, hidden bathroom cams, and baby oil orgies have in common?

Hmmm..I can't remember. I'd heard somewhere...Yeah....Can't remember. Sorry.

...

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

Do you mean something you can eat and eat but it never goes bad? Hmmmm....This is a tough game...

...

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'

As well as the phrase, "Your Honor I swear to God I was just tightening the bed when she fell and became entangled! Nude...And while I was helping to free her......

...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.

Damn it! I thought it was, "If I order a pint will you blow me??" No wonder I keep getting my ass kicked in England...

You're welcome. Sharing information is what we do here and I'm more than happy to contribute.

Dwayne

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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.

The origin of the word golf is...

Does it Stand for "Gentlemen Only, Ladies Forbidden"?

Did the word "golf" originate as an acronym for "gentlemen only, ladies forbidden"? That's a common old wives' tale. Or, in this case, more likely an old husband's tale.

No, "golf" is not an acronym for "gentlemen only, ladies forbidden." If you've ever heard that, forget it immediately. Better yet, find the person who told you and let them know it's not true.

Like most modern words, the word "golf" derives from older languages and dialects. In this case, the languages in question are medieval Dutch and old Scots.

The medieval Dutch word "kolf" or "kolve" meant "club." It is believed that word passed to the Scots, whose old Scots dialect transformed the word into "golve," "gowl" or "gouf."

By the 16th Century, the word "golf" had emerged.

Sources: British Golf Museum, USGA Library

Sources: http://golf.about.com/cs/historyofgolf/a/hist_golfword.htm

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The origin of the word golf is...

Does it Stand for "Gentlemen Only, Ladies Forbidden"?

Did the word "golf" originate as an acronym for "gentlemen only, ladies forbidden"? That's a common old wives' tale. Or, in this case, more likely an old husband's tale.

No, "golf" is not an acronym for "gentlemen only, ladies forbidden." If you've ever heard that, forget it immediately. Better yet, find the person who told you and let them know it's not true.

Like most modern words, the word "golf" derives from older languages and dialects. In this case, the languages in question are medieval Dutch and old Scots.

The medieval Dutch word "kolf" or "kolve" meant "club." It is believed that word passed to the Scots, whose old Scots dialect transformed the word into "golve," "gowl" or "gouf."

By the 16th Century, the word "golf" had emerged.

Sources: British Golf Museum, USGA Library

Sources: http://golf.about.co...st_golfword.htm

Buzz kill....

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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 because of wounds received in battle.

If the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died

of natural causes

Maybe Snopes.com is correct (Haven't checked yet) but I've always heard that "If the horse has ONE front leg in the air", the person was WOUNDED in battle....

VERRRY enlightening useless trivia though....I LOVE it cause I'm full of it myself......useless trivia, that is. Although some may say I'm fulla shit, too!!! LOL

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