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Post 101

The Groob

The WWW was almost called the MOI - mine of information.


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Post 102

Fathom


The circular saw was invented by a woman member of the Shaker sect in the USA.

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Post 103

MuseSusan

The length of your middle finger is exactly the same as the width of your palm.


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Post 104

Cheerful Dragon

The length of your forearm, from the inside of your elbow to your wrist, is the same as the length of your foot.


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Post 105

MuseSusan

At this instant hundreds of H2G2 researchers are in the process of taking off their right shoes in order to lay their right foot against the inside of their left arm and compareā€¦


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Post 106

dasilva

It is said that Mike "Nez" Nesmith's (of 'The Monkees') mother invented liquid paper, a jobbing secretary who decided something had to be done about all that paper (and so much time re-copying things) going to waste...


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Post 107

creachy

i just read 106 posts in about 22 minutes...and can't remember none of themsmiley - huh


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Post 108

The Groob

Oliver Hardy was two inches taller than Stan Laurel.


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Post 109

The Groob

Correction:

Oliver Hardy was five inches taller than Stan Laurel.


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Post 110

Flanker

The three wise monkeys have names. They are Mizaru (see no evil) Mikarazu (hear no evil) and Mazaru (speak no evil).


smiley - surfer


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Post 111

The Groob

Frank Sinatra was buried with his Zippo lighter.


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Post 112

Cheerful Dragon

Actor Richard Burton was buried wearing a red suit. He once said he wouldn't be caught dead not wearing something red.


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Post 113

The Groob

Jennifer Paterson - of the Two Fat Ladies - was buried with her motorcyle helmet. It had 'born wild' emblazoned on the front.


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Post 114

The Groob

Bela Lugosi was buried in his dracula cape.


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Post 115

Notrom ( the way it should be, is the way it will never be)

A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second!


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Post 116

Notrom ( the way it should be, is the way it will never be)

Bats always turn left when exiting a cave! smiley - biggrin


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Post 117

MuseSusan

It has been mathematically proven that there are infinitely many different sizes of infinity.


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Post 118

Baconlefeets

There is an almost empty glass of sprite on my desk, though this is subject to change


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Post 119

Baconlefeets

There is an empty glass on my desk


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Post 120

The Groob

The Madrid attacks were exactly 911 days after 9/11.


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