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Post 9761

Lusus - a national treasure

The web address itanimulli.com is owned by someone called John Fenley, who is not connected with the NSA.

https://itanimullihoax.wordpress.com/ explains everything


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Post 9762

Mr. X

"This fact was not useless to his mother when she called him to dinner."

It's useless to us though.

smiley - pirate


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Post 9763

Dmitri Gheorgheni

smiley - snork True.


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Post 9764

Florida Sailor - Truth is Stranger than Fiction

I once met Colonel Harland Sanderssmiley - erm
He gave a motivational talk at my Junior High Schoolsmiley - groan

That's two useless fakes in a single postsmiley - ok

F smiley - dolphin S


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Post 9765

Florida Sailor - Truth is Stranger than Fiction

that should be factssmiley - sorry


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Post 9766

Dmitri Gheorgheni

smiley - rofl I thought you meant you'd made them up. I was all geared up to reply with a useless quote by Oscar Wilde...

What could Harlan Saunders motivate junior high kids to do? Learn to fry chicken?


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Post 9767

Mr. X

He did create a highly-successful fast food chain.

...

Eventually.

smiley - pirate


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Post 9768

Florida Sailor - Truth is Stranger than Fiction

As I recall it was along the lines of how anyone could succeed in America, if we only tried harder and stayed in school. I believe he also mentioned how he didn't start his franchise until he was 65, probably because he dropped out of school himself.

I told you it was uselesssmiley - biggrin

F smiley - dolphin S


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Post 9769

Baron Grim

After he sold the restaurant chain, he Col. Sanders once described their gravy as "nothing more than wallpaper paste."


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Post 9770

Baron Grim

Actor Willem Dafoe was expelled from high school for shooting a porno.


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Post 9771

Baron Grim

Here is an excellent article about that Most Useless of Factoids, "a duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why."*

http://www.snopes.com/critters/wild/duckecho.asp




*It does.


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Post 9772

Mr. Dreadful - Those who sacrifice style for comfort are deserving of neither.

Hippocrates believed that the ibis used its bill to self-administer salt water enemas.


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