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Posted: 02 Feb 05, 04:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Believe or not these are ALL facts:-
Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the
morning.
Alfred Hitchcock didn't have a bellybutton.
A pack-a-day smoker will lose approximately 2 teeth every 10 yrs.
People do not get sick from cold weather; it's from being indoors a lot more.
When you sneeze, all bodily functions stop ... even your heart!
Only 7% of the population are lefties.
40 people are sent to the hospital for dog bites every minute.
Babies are born without knee caps. They don't appear until they are
2-6 years old.
The average person over fifty will have spent 5 years waiting in lines.
The toothbrush was invented in 1498.
The average housefly lives for one month.
40,000 Americans are injured by toilets each year.
A coat hanger is 44 inches long when straightened.
The average computer user blinks 7 times a minute.
Your feet are bigger in the afternoon than the rest of the day.
Most of us have eaten a spider in our sleep.
The REAL reason ostriches stick their head in the sand is to search for water.
The only 2 animals that can see behind itself without turning it's head are the rabbit and the parrot.
John Travolta turned down the starring roles in "An Officer and a
Gentleman" and "Tootsie".
Michael Jackson owns the rights to the South Carolina State anthem.
In most television commercials advertising milk, a mixture of white
paint and a little thinner is used in place of the milk.
Prince Charles and Prince William NEVER travel on the same airplane
just in case there is a crash.
The first Harley Davidson motorcycle built in 1903 used a tomato can for a carburetor.
Most hospitals make money by selling the umbilical cords cut from women who give birth. They are reused in vein transplant surgery.
Humphrey Bogart was related to Princess Diana. They were seventh cousins.
If coloring wasn't added to Coca-Cola, it would be green .
Got any other non-Queen trivia???



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Posted: 02 Feb 05, 06:18 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hm...don't have any real trivia or anything, but that is absolutely hilarious! How on earth is someone injured by a toilet? Now I want to know...

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Posted: 02 Feb 05, 07:01 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Very interesting!


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Posted: 02 Feb 05, 07:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

US Prez George W Bush and former presidential candidate John Kerry are actually distantly related...and they both were/are members of Yale's Skull and Bones fraternity....


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Posted: 02 Feb 05, 07:24 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

speaking of distant relations......The King Of Rhye himself is actually VERY VERY distantly related to French royalty..........not really trivia I guess, but somewhat interesting........I think.........


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Posted: 02 Feb 05, 08:34 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

7 times more men than women are hit by lightnings
after u are decapitated u remain conscious for 8 seconds
:P
etc.
and i would never forget hatchepsut's wooden penises!!! wheeeeeeeuiiiiiii! :P


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Posted: 02 Feb 05, 08:38 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

mhm...........Hey Sonia.........yer cute.......:P


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Posted: 02 Feb 05, 10:15 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

thanx. :D


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Posted: 02 Feb 05, 13:47 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

bellydancer wrote:

Believe or not these are ALL facts:-
1. Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the
morning.
2. Alfred Hitchcock didn't have a bellybutton.
3. The average person over fifty will have spent 5 years waiting in lines.
4. 40,000 Americans are injured by toilets each year.
5. A coat hanger is 44 inches long when straightened.
6. Your feet are bigger in the afternoon than the rest of the day.
7. The only 2 animals that can see behind itself without turning it's head are the rabbit and the parrot.
8. In most television commercials advertising milk, a mixture of white
paint and a little thinner is used in place of the milk.
9. Most hospitals make money by selling the umbilical cords cut from women who give birth. They are reused in vein transplant surgery.
10. When you sneeze, all bodily functions stop ... even your heart!


1. if dropped on your head by the bucketload
2. but he had three nipples
3. yeah, in front of me!!!
4. 40,000 toilets are injured by Americans each year!
5. which coat hanger? not ALL of them surely? - fucking specific statment for something that has no standard size
6. not if you work nights
7. i read somewhere that crocodiles can too
8. our local supermarket actually sell milk that tastes like that!
9. surely the umbillical cords are cut from babies not the women?
10. except for the bits of your body needed to perform the sneeze?



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Posted: 02 Feb 05, 15:55 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

1) Every eight seconds, a new strain of the common cold mutates.
2) When two bees mate, the male explodes. Literally.
3) Bats almost became a major weapon in World War II.
4) Insects make up approximately 85% of animal species.
5) The Grateful Dead's album AOXAMAXOA has a picture of Courtney Love on it.
6) The most lucrative film of all time was the 1979 adult film classic Deep Throat.
7) More than 250 cases of spontaneous human combustion have been recorded.
8) There is a supermassive black hole in the heart of a galaxy whose name I can't recall which emits constant acoustic sound waves. The note they produce is a B-flat, 57 octaves below middle C, which is a million billion times lower than a human ear can detect. It is the deepest note ever recorded.


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Posted: 07 Feb 05, 09:27 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

and speaking of toilets...Thomas Crapper invented the flushable toilet...and Otto Titslinger invented the bra.

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Posted: 07 Feb 05, 15:25 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

<font color=whitesmoke>F Hg wrote:

and speaking of toilets...Thomas Crapper invented the flushable toilet...and Otto Titslinger invented the bra.


Oh, that so figures. It was a MAN who invented the bra.


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Posted: 09 Feb 05, 04:37 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

<B><font color=#800000>^Sonia^Doris^</B> wrote:

thanx. :D


and you look like someone I know but I cant think of who.....oh well...


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Posted: 11 Feb 05, 19:14 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Actually, the bra originated in the 1920s? from a woman who sewed handkerchiefs and ribbon together.

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Posted: 11 Feb 05, 20:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

1. It's been proven a ducks quack DOES echo.
2. And I'm not sure about this correct me if I'm wrong, I remember reading it some where.

Turtles can breath...through their butts.


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Posted: 11 Feb 05, 21:59 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I am skeleton.

Hows that for trivia?


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Posted: 12 Feb 05, 07:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

P.S I hate Arkansas. If they spell it Ark-an-sas it deserves to be pronounced that way. Damn French.


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...one dump...one turd...two tits...John Deacon...

...one prawn...one shrimp...one clam...one chicken!