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Post 9521

~ jwf ~ scribblo ergo sum

smiley - bigeyes
"Brass doorknobs automatically disinfect themselves within eight hours.
This process is known as the oligodynamic effect."

Warning:
Taking this new knowledge into account in a historical review of
the the British Empire, the Royal Navy and 19th century banking
might be quite useful. Or at least enlightening. Then one wonders
that brass has since gone out of fashion.

smiley - doctor
~jwf~


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Post 9522

pebblederook-read the Post -because its worth it

Does this mean we have to rewrite the old saying "Where there's muck, there's brass, and then there's no muck"?


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Post 9523

Baron Grim

Pharaoh Iry-Hor is the first human whose name we know. (He lived over 5100 years ago.)


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Post 9524

~ jwf ~ scribblo ergo sum

smiley - jester

What about Alley Oop?

http://stuartngbooks.com/images/detailed/12/hamlin_alley_oop_v3_cvr.jpg

smiley - cheers
~jwf~


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Post 9525

~ jwf ~ scribblo ergo sum

He even made the stamps.

http://www.proteinpower.com/drmike/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/alleyoop.jpg

smiley - ok
~jwf~


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