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Post 61

The Groob

Billy goats urinate on their own heads to smell more attractive to females.


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Post 62

The Godfather of Cheesecake

How do they do it?! Surely they'd have to lie on their backs and p**s upwards.....?

Perhaps they urinate on EACH OTHER's heads, or is that just sick?smiley - rofl


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Post 63

Madbeachcomber, I've done my spring cleaning, does that make me sad?

I've got a hole in my sock...smiley - wah


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Post 64

The Groob

Lettuce is a member of the sunflower family.


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Post 65

Fathom


Elephants can't jump.

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Post 66

MuseSusan

The two most successful living composers for musical theater, Andrew Lloyd-Webber and Stephen Sondheim, share the same birthday. Sondheim was born on March 22, 1930, and Lloyd-Webber was born on the same date, 1948.


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Post 67

The Groob

In ancient Greece, if a woman watched even a single Olympic event, she was put to death.


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Post 68

Cheerful Dragon

Man is the only primate that can swim.


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Post 69

The Groob

"Oculolinctus" is a fetish where people are sexually aroused by licking a partner's eyeball.


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Post 70

The Groob

Obsessive nose-picking is referred to as "rhinotillexomania."

"Urophobia" is the fear of urine or urinating.




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Post 71

MuseSusan

Now wait a minute--"man is the only primate that can swim"? What about those Japanese monkeys, macaques I think they're called, that spend a lot of their time swimming from place to place?

Orcas can travel up to eighty miles in one day as they search for food.


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Post 72

The Groob

A cat spends 30 percent of its life grooming itself.


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Post 73

Cheerful Dragon

I knew that macaques spent a lot of time in water - they like to sit in hot pools to keep warm in winter - but I didn't know they could swim. I'd read that primates, other than man, can't swim because the distribution of body fat is wrong. Perhaps I should have said that man is the only *ape* that can swim, 'cos I'm fairly sure that chimpanzees, gorillas and orang utans can't.


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Post 74

MuseSusan

My knowledge of macaques comes from about two minutes of watching some nature show on tv. So you're probably right.

The Arabian horse has one less vertebra in its spine than all other breeds of horses, resulting in a shorter neck and back.


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Post 75

The Groob

The Caspian Sea and the Dead Sea aren't seas. They're lakes


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Post 76

Florida Sailor All is well with the world

See my pending entry on 'The Sea' smiley - biggrin

No word rhimes with'orange'

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Post 77

The Groob

Or 'opera'


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Post 78

The Godfather of Cheesecake

.....or purple!!


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Post 79

Yvonne aka india

Camels have four kneecaps


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Post 80

Fathom


One on each leg?

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