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Old 01-23-2003, 02:40 PM
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1. Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient for waking you up in the morning.

2. Alfred Hitchcock didn't have a bellybutton.

3. A pack-a-day smoker will lose approx. 2 teeth every 10 yrs.

4. People do not get sick from cold weather, it's from being indoors a lot more.

5. When you sneeze, all bodily functions stop...even your heart.

6. Only seven per cent of the population are lefties.

7. 40 people are sent tot the hospital for dog bites every minute.

8. Babies are born without knee caps. They don't appear until the second to sixth year.

9. The average person over 50 will have spent 5 years waiting in lines.

10. The toothbrush was invented in 1498.

11. The average housefly lives for one month

12. 40,000 Americans are injured by toilets each year.

13. A coat hanger is 44 inches long when straightened.

14. The average computer user blinks 7 times a minute.

15. Your feet ar bigger in the afternoon than the rest of the day.

16. Most of us have eaten a spider in our sleep.

17. The real reason ostriches stick their head in the sand is to search for water.

18. The only 2 animals that can see behind themselves without turning their heads are the rabbit and parrot.

19. John Travolta turned down the staring roles in "An Officer and a Gentleman" and "Tootsie".

20. In most television commercials advertising milk, a mixture of white paint and a little thinner is used in place of milk.

21. Michael Jackson owns the rights to the South Carolina State Anthem.

22. Prince Charles and Prince William never travel on the same plane, just in case there is a crash.

23. The first Harley Davidson motorcycle built in 1903 used tomato can for a carburetor.

24. Most hospitals make money by selling the umbilical cords to be reused in vein transplant surgery.

25. Humphrey Bogart andPrincess Diana were 7th cousins.

26. If coloring weren't added to Coca-Cola, it would be green.
 
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Old 01-23-2003, 03:03 PM
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I DID NOT KNOW THAT ! (johnny carson to ed mc mahn )
 
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Old 01-23-2003, 03:42 PM
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I will remember that and tell various people to make myself look smart
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Real Cliffy Claven stuff there, OutCast. Trivial trivia. Nice Job!
 
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Old 01-23-2003, 04:20 PM
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I have a problem with #9. That averages out to almost two and one-half hours per day!

(too much time on my hands)
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The "tooth brush" was invented in West Virginia. Why , you ask?


Well , anywhere else and they would have called it a "TEETH BRUSH"
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