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- In China, the number 8 is a very lucky number.
- In Texas, the Encyclopedia Britannica is illegal because it contains a formula for making beer at home.
- A rhino's horn is made from hair.
- A rat can last longer without water than a camel.
- Your stomach must produce a new layer of mucus every day, or it will digest itself.
- The Declaration of Independence was written on hemp paper (druggies!).
- The dot over the letter 'i' is called a tittle.
- A female ferret will die if it goes into heat and cannot find a mate.
- 40% of McDonalds' profits come from the sale of Happy Meals.
- Every person has a unique tongue print.
- If you put just one drop of liquor on a scorpion it will go mad and sting itself to death.
- By raising your legs slowly and lying on your back, you can't sink into quicksand.
- Celery has negative calories! It takes more calories to eat a peice of celery than it has in the first place!
- Sherlock Holmes NEVER said "Elementary, my dear Watson."
- The glue on Israeli postage stamps is certified kosher.
- The Guinness Book of Records holds the record of being the book most often stolen from public libraries.
- Trivia comes from the Latin for "three roads". Usually at a junction of three roads, a market place would form, and invariably it'd be a place for friends to accumulate and prattle on about inconsequential matters.
- A whale's penis is called a 'dork'.
- Walt Disney stomped an owl to death when he was 7 years old.
- About 90% of schizophrenics smoke.
- Hitler only had one testicle.
- The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is "uncopyrightable".
- Foo Fighters were World War 2 planes.
- When Heinz ketchup leaves the bottle it is traveling at about 25 miles per year.
- On average, 100 people choke to death on ball point pens every year.
- In ancient England, a person could not have sex unless you had consent from the King(unless you were in the royal family). When anyone wanted to have a baby, they got consent ! 

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Posted: 15 September 2004 at 12:51pm | IP Logged
interesting info, current!! Smile
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Posted: 18 September 2004 at 1:02pm | IP Logged
Wow some of them are so weird ! Thanks for posting it current.
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Posted: 18 September 2004 at 4:58pm | IP Logged
I know esp the last!Big smile
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Posted: 19 September 2004 at 7:25am | IP Logged
Some of these are really "Believe it or not" types!
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Posted: 06 November 2004 at 10:05pm | IP Logged

i'd say som of them really tick u off!

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gr8 job!! that's good info!!
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