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Old 21st March 2005, 17:27   #1
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Coca-Cola was originally green.

The most common name in the world is Mohammed.

The names of all the continents end with the same letter that they start with.

The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.

There are two credit cards for every person in the United States.

TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.

Women blink nearly twice as much as men!!

You can't kill yourself by holding your breath. It is impossible to lick your elbow.

People say "Bless you" when you sneeze because when you sneeze, your heart stops for a millisecond.

It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.

The "sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick" is said to be the toughest tongue twister in the English language.

If you sneeze too hard, you can fracture a rib.

If you try to suppress a sneeze, you can rupture a blood vessel in your head or neck and die.

Each king in a deck of playing cards represents great king from history.
1. Spades - King David
2. Clubs - Alexander the Great,
3. Hearts - Charlemagne
4. Diamonds - Julius Caesar.

111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

If a statue of a person in the park on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle.

If the horse has one front leg in the air, the person died as a result of wounds received in battle.

If the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.

What do bullet proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers and laser printers all have in common?
Ans. - All invented by women.

Question - This is the only food that doesn't spoil. What is this?
Ans. - Honey

A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.

A snail can sleep for three years.

All polar bears are left handed.

American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first-class.

Butterflies taste with their feet.

Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.

In the last 4000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.

On average, people fear spiders more than they do death.

Shakespeare invented the word 'assassination' and 'bump'.

‘Stewardesses’ is the longest word typed with only the left hand.

The ant always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.

The electric chair was invented by a dentist.

The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body to squirt blood 30 feet.

Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have over million descendants.

Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times.

The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.

Most lipstick contains fish scales.

Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.
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Old 21st March 2005, 18:35   #2
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Simply awesome read man... cant stop laughing...
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Old 21st March 2005, 19:41   #3
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what the hell
its an awesome read dude
some things surprise me
some fascinate
some simply hilarious
kee up the good work bro
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Old 21st March 2005, 19:50   #4
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On average, people fear spiders more than they do death.
I don't think so
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Old 21st March 2005, 22:19   #5
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Skeptic:

The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.
I thought it was the JAW muscle!!!


If you sneeze too hard, you can fracture a rib.
Quite unbelievable!!!


A snail can sleep for three years.
I dint even think snails lived that long!!!

Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.
Can Tortoises do???

The ant always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.
WTF!!!Which jobless D head got them drunk???

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Old 22nd March 2005, 00:27   #6
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Skeptic:

The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.
I thought it was the JAW muscle!!!


If you sneeze too hard, you can fracture a rib.
Quite unbelievable!!!


A snail can sleep for three years.
I dint even think snails lived that long!!!

Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.
Can Tortoises do???

The ant always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.
WTF!!!Which jobless D head got them drunk???
hehe u might be right but
yea i think the tongue is the strongest cos remember the time u cant bite into sugarcane but can break it with ur hand so i guess the jaw isnt the srongest

i dunno bout fracturing ur rib but i know of someone who almost blew her ear drum while sneezing

a snail''s lifespan is a minimum of 3 years and a max of 10
http://www.aquariumfish.net/catalog_...ers/snails.htm

a tortoise is a reptile-it lays eggs

an ant doesnt have to get intooxicaed only with bacardi boss. pest control fumes also intoxicate the poor guys


anyways

cheers
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hey dude ,
where did you get all this stuff from.some of it is really amazing and fascinating.
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Cool stuff dude.
You forgot to add that most of the people reading this will try and lick their elbows..
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Old 22nd March 2005, 11:33   #9
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@comfortablywacky:
Even i thought about it.. Guess we are among the few that dont fear the spider that much..

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Simply awesome read man... cant stop laughing...
Duh, I thought these were serious stuffs.. hehheee...

@The Wolf:
Man, u seem to be really upset.. Some things do sound strange.....

@revtech:
Got these by mail.. Thought would share it with u guys..

@Lambo:
LOL..
Dude, I too thought about it for a moment. I gave a good long stare at my elbow when i read it atfirst.. Dint bother to lick it though.. heheheee......
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People say "Bless you" when you sneeze because when you sneeze, your heart stops for a millisecond.
Umm...i believed the reason was that back when the plague was spreading, a lot of people were dying coz of it, so when someone would sneeze people would say "bless you" aka "i hope you dont have the plague coz if you do your gonna DIE...so god bless you!"

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If a statue of a person in the park on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle.

If the horse has one front leg in the air, the person died as a result of wounds received in battle.

If the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.
I think this only applies to sculptures from a certain period of history, but it is very interesting nevertheless.

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Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.
Also the only animal that has 4 "knees" facing forward.

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Most lipstick contains fish scales.
Dont kiss girls wearing lipstick. LOL

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OK OK...Something worth having a look at:
Elephant:

1)The only animal which cannot jump.
2)The only animal that has all 4 knees bending forwards.
3)Only animal to use its nose to feed.
4)The only animal to have udder(breast) under its front two legs.
5)The only animal to have 10,000 muscles in its nose(trunk).
6)The only animal that has the ability to communicate using ultra low sound frequencies.
7)The only animal to have a gestation(pregnancy) period of 22 months.
8)The only animal to have tooth(tusk) growing more than 4feet on average.
9)Only animal to stomp its feet when its walking.
10)Its the largest terristrical mammal on earth
11)Elephants are claimed to have the longest memory in the complete animal kingdom.
12) 22nd September is world elephants day.
13)Elephants are social animals guided my a matriarch(Female Elephant who is the leader of the herd)
14)Elephants can run faster than humans, upto 25mph.
15)Elephants drink twice the amount of water than an average over head water tank in a day.
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Umm...i believed the reason was that back when the plague was spreading, a lot of people were dying coz of it, so when someone would sneeze people would say "bless you" aka "i hope you dont have the plague coz if you do your gonna DIE...so god bless you!"
Actually, the reasoning i've always known is that back in the day in Greece, people would sneeze and then die. Apparently, the body functions did not come back to life after pausing momentarily. So people said 'Bless you' in case the person died after sneezing. It may not be exactly how i've written it 'cos i can't rember the facts too well but i am sure it was something to do with the greeks and death.
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The names of all the continents end with the same letter that they start with.
Wrong, wat about North America and South America

hehehee... Contridicting wat I wrote.. But as i told, its not my findings that i'v posted...

Keep the comments and other findings coming in..
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Default Some laws that we live by

Lorenz's Law of Mechanical Repair:
After your hands become coated with grease, your nose will begin to
itch.

Anthony's Law of the Workshop:
Any tool, when dropped, will roll to the least accessible corner.

Kovac's Conundrum:
When you dial a wrong number,you never get an engaged one.

Cannon's Karmic Law:
If you tell the boss you were late for work because you had a flat tire,
the next morning you will have a flat tire.

O'brien's Variation Law:
If you change queues, the one you have left will start to move faster
than the one you are in now.

BELL'S THEOREM
When the body is immersed in water , the telephone rings.

RUBY'S PRINCIPLE OF CLOSE ENCOUNTERS
The probability of meeting someone you know increases when you are with
someone you don't want to be seen with.

WILLOUGHBY'S LAW
When you try to prove to someone that a machine won't work, it will.

ZADRA'S LAW OF BIOMECHANICS
The severity of the itch is inversely proportional to the reach.

BREDA'S RULE
At any event, the people whose seats are furthest from the aisle arrive
last.

OWEN'S LAW
As soon as you sit down to a cup of hot coffee, your boss will ask you
to do something which will last until the coffee is cold.

HOWDEN'S LAW
You remember you have to mail a letter only when you're near the
mailbox.
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Pretty neat set of laws......
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