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Post 41

dasilva

The one with the rat? smiley - ermsmiley - rofl


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Post 42

The Groob

31 people have died in the last four years by watering their christmas tree while the lights were still plugged on.


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Post 43

Yvonne aka india

A Polar bear's skin is black


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Post 44

The Groob

In England we write the sound a pig makes as 'oink oink'.
In France they use 'groin groin'.


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Post 45

Baconlefeets

you can tell if something is real amber if you put it floats in water


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Post 46

Fathom


And yellow plastic doesn't float?

The first flight made by the Wright Brothers was shorter than the wingspan of a Boeing 747.

All the members of the band ZZ Top have a beard except one - who's name is Beard.

The greatest source of error in an Ordnance Survey map is shrinkage of the paper as the ink dries. (Notwithstanding map conventions such as the width of roads etc.)

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Post 47

Baconlefeets

i was watchin something the other night whne it did an amber demonstration...smiley - erm


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Post 48

kalan ( sits in his tree playing a lute!!)

It was on the Antiques Roadshow.


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Post 49

The Groob

Mickey Mouse's ears are a perfect circle from any angle.


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Post 50

Baconlefeets

i knew i sawe it on something like that


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Post 51

Fathom


The Old Grey Whistle Test was so called because the janitors at the studio wore grey uniforms and were known as the 'old greys'. If a song was catchy enough to have the janitors whistling it the next day it was said to have passed "the old grey whistle test" and was sure to be a hit.

90% of the people using this site haven't a clue what that last paragraph was about.

78% of statistics are made up on the spot.

Until it sank the Titanic was the largest man-made moving object on Earth (or indeed anywhere).

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Post 52

dasilva



A male pig's orgasm lasts 30 minutes...nice


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Post 53

Lizzbett


How does anyone know how long a pig's orgasm lasts?????


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Post 54

dasilva

It was in an e-mail of bizare, useless facts that someone, totally unconnected with the guide, sent me this morning smiley - biggrin


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Post 55

Fathom


Almost anything anyone sends you in an e-mail of bizarre, useless facts will be untrue.

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Post 56

dasilva

I'm still thinking about that pig...


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Post 57

Fathom


Happy as a pig in s*** I reckon...

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Post 58

The Groob

In Knoxville, Tennessee, it's against the law to lasso a fish


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Post 59

Fathom


The laws of physics I suspect.

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Post 60

dasilva

That like the legislation making it illegal to detonate a nuclear device within the city limits of Chicago? smiley - erm


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