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Postby tempusmaximus » Thu Jun 28, 2018 6:10 pm

Wis wrote:
tempusmaximus wrote:A human being will eat on average 70 assorted insects and 10 spiders while sleeping . :-&


Simply not true. An urban legend. :lol:


:lol: :lol: :thumbup: But you would be surprised at how many people actually believe it .
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Postby tempusmaximus » Thu Jun 28, 2018 6:56 pm

Starfish can re-grow their arms , and in some cases a single arm can regenerate a whole body .

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/anim ... /starfish/
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Postby magicman » Fri Jun 29, 2018 6:41 pm

I was on LBC radio yesterday, James Obriens' mystery hour.
I asked if a sniper compensates for curvature of the earth.
Apparently not !

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Postby tempusmaximus » Thu Jul 05, 2018 8:39 am

During prohibition , moonshiners would wear "Cow Shoes" . The footwear left hoof prints instead of foot prints , helping the distillers and smugglers evade the authorities .

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Postby Thegreyman » Mon Jul 09, 2018 10:51 am

A crow has been filmed greeting visitors to Knaresborough by asking “Y’alright love?” in a Yorkshire accent.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-england-leeds-44713074/pied-crow-with-yorkshire-accent-filmed-in-knaresborough
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Postby Thegreyman » Mon Jul 09, 2018 12:59 pm

World Cup Quarter Finals

France: 6 letters
Uruguay: 7 letters

Brazil: 6 letters
Belgium: 7 letters

Sweden: 6 letters
England: 7 letters

Russia: 6 letters
Croatia: 7 letters

Games to be played on 6 & 7 July

6+7 =13
13 letters in....It’s coming home :shock:
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Postby tempusmaximus » Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:48 pm

Pteronophobia is the irrational fear of being tickled by feathers .
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Postby tempusmaximus » Tue Jul 10, 2018 2:15 pm

A "Buttload" is an actual unit of measurement .

https://gizmodo.com/butt-is-an-actual-u ... 1622427091
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Postby gaf1958 » Thu Jul 12, 2018 12:54 am

The Queen does not have a passport.

From the Royal Family’s website: "As a British passport is issued in the name of Her Majesty, it is unnecessary for The Queen to possess one". It adds that all other members of the royal family, including The Duke of Edinburgh and The Prince of Wales, do have passports.
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Postby tempusmaximus » Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:48 pm

Did you know that your ears and nose never stop growing ?

https://www.rd.com/health/wellness/body ... p-growing/
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Postby nigelb001 » Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:05 pm

tempusmaximus wrote:Did you know that your ears and nose never stop growing ?

https://www.rd.com/health/wellness/body ... p-growing/


Yeah, I can vouch for the nose growing thing :lol:
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Postby copemanphoto » Fri Jul 13, 2018 6:45 pm

Friday the 13th occurs on April 13 and July 13 2018 only.
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Postby tempusmaximus » Sun Jul 15, 2018 10:04 am

Billy goats urinate on their own heads to smell more attractive to the females . :-s
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