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    The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as a substitute for Blood plasma.


    No piece of paper can be folded in half more than seven (7) times.


    Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes


    You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television.


    Oak trees do not produce acorns until they are fifty (50) years of age or older.


    The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley's gum.


    The King of Hearts is the only king WITHOUT A MOUSTACHE


    American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one (1) olive from each salad served in first-class.


    Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise. (Since Venus is normally associated with women, what does this tell you!)


    Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.


    Most dust particles in your house are made from DEAD SKIN!


    The first owner of the Marlboro Company died of lung cancer. So did the first "Marlboro Man."


    Walt Disney was afraid OF MICE!


    PEARLS MELT IN VINEGAR!


    The three most valuable brand names on earth: Marlboro, Coca Cola, and Budweiser, in that order.


    It is possible to lead a cow upstairs...but, not downstairs.


    A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why.




    Thought I'd share those with you.....

    JCB

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    Quote Originally Posted by JCB
    Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise. (Since Venus is normally associated with women, what does this tell you!)

    explains a lot

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    Quote Originally Posted by JCB
    You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television
    JCB
    Cool, off for a full 8 hours of calorie burning then!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by JCB


    A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why.



    JCB
    It does y'know. I keep seeing this statement all over the place, and it's obviously spread around by people who have never heard a duck in their lives!

    Phil

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    Very good, some I had heard of but some not..

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    Quote Originally Posted by JCB


    You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television.

    Night Night ppl......

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    The ducks echo thing was on Mythbusters today. It was tested with latest computerised sound equipment, and was BUSTED.

    What a great program that is, Adam and Jamie are really good presenters who know their stuff, and have very imaginative minds.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ste
    The ducks echo thing was on Mythbusters today. It was tested with latest computerised sound equipment, and was BUSTED.

    What a great program that is, Adam and Jamie are really good presenters who know their stuff, and have very imaginative minds.
    Great program but some of the stuff they show is alittle OTT...lol
    When they put that dead pig in a car for god knows how many weeks and then tried to remove the smell and mess to sell the car ..

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