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#1    Agent X

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Posted 14 September 2009 - 05:21 PM

The idea is to post a random fact that can be confirmed. You don't have to confirm it by posting a link though.

The first one is this:

The word "nerd" was first coined by Dr. Seuss in "If I Ran the Zoo."

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Posted 14 September 2009 - 06:48 PM

There are 7 million millionaire in the world

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Posted 14 September 2009 - 07:49 PM

A dog's tongue is cleaner then a humans. Or a toliet seat.

Forget which one.


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Posted 14 September 2009 - 09:50 PM

edit: nevermind

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Posted 14 September 2009 - 10:07 PM

View PostMoonPrincess, on 14 September 2009 - 07:49 PM, said:

A dog's tongue is cleaner then a humans. Or a toliet seat.

Forget which one.
not true  :hmm:  Sorry, but that was disproven scientifically! Firstly, both dog AND human tongues are dirtier than toilet seats... and a dogs tongue is dirtier than a human!

Edited by paranormalguy, 14 September 2009 - 10:11 PM.


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Posted 14 September 2009 - 10:19 PM

6 of the 24 lifeboats aboard the R.M.S. Titanic were collapsible...


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Posted 15 September 2009 - 09:48 PM

The fourth funnel on the White Star Line's 'Olympic Class' ships (Olympic, Titanic, Britannic) were dummies and served virtually no purpose (with minor exceptions).


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Posted 15 September 2009 - 09:51 PM

I have ten fingers.
Also if you do not notice you are doing something and forget, you do not get tired from it.


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Posted 15 September 2009 - 09:57 PM

Jennifer Dunne is the real name of 'Kitty', drummer of New York's Mindless Self Indulgence...


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Posted 16 September 2009 - 10:34 AM

The sky is blue.

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 02:17 PM

Kangaroos can't fart....

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 08:19 PM

Anteaters prefer termites over ants.


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Posted 16 September 2009 - 08:26 PM

fact:  evolution has happened and is happening.

thats a very interesting story about the shark and how it tried to eat you, but it still doesnt answer my question.  where the hell is my sandwitch!?

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 08:35 PM

View PostSamuronin, on 16 September 2009 - 02:17 PM, said:

Kangaroos can't fart....

On that note, some fish fart to control their buoyancy.

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 08:45 PM

The length between the inside of your elbow and your wrist is the same length as your foot.

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