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#406    orangepeaceful79

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Posted 14 October 2012 - 02:57 AM

A serving of regular Cheezits is equal to 27 crackers.  150 calories.  5.5 calories per cracker.  Yum.


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Posted 15 October 2012 - 01:48 AM

The term "Black Death" is recent. During the plague, it was called "the Great Mortality" or "the Pestilence."

Although the period known as the Black Death ended in 1351, the plague continued to return to Europe, with epidemics every few years through the end of the fifteenth century


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Posted 15 October 2012 - 01:49 AM

Eau de Cologne and other perfumes were first used during the plague to cover up odors due to not bathing or changing clothing


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Posted 15 October 2012 - 02:59 AM

View PostBiff Wellington, on 15 October 2012 - 01:49 AM, said:

Eau de Cologne and other perfumes were first used during the plague to cover up odors due to not bathing or changing clothing

And people use it for that same reason today. :hmm:

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 03:03 AM

I hope it's not the women folk because I don't care what the men folk are covering up lol.


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Posted 15 October 2012 - 03:19 AM

Ratesvary, but generallymost peoplefart more than ten and fewer than twentytunes each day. The quantity is said to be enough to blow up onesmall balloon.


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Posted 15 October 2012 - 03:22 AM

Mosquitoes have teeth.


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Posted 15 October 2012 - 03:23 AM

Most lipstick contains fish scales.


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Posted 15 October 2012 - 03:27 AM

The temperature of the surface of the sun is 4,500 degrees Fahrenheit, despite within the sun it can reach millions of degrees (HOT!) :devil:

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 03:34 AM

The Yanomami, an Indian tribe in South America, usefarting as a greeting.

Mark Wahlberg has three nipples. The reason you don't seeit—and probablydidn't know aboutit unless you heard him talking about it on the Howard Stern show—is that itwas airbrushed out in his famous Calvin Klein underwear ads.


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Posted 15 October 2012 - 03:36 AM

Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously


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Posted 15 October 2012 - 03:38 AM

View PostAim4TheHead, on 15 October 2012 - 03:36 AM, said:

Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously

I actually knew that!


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Posted 15 October 2012 - 03:48 AM

Stewardesses is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.


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Posted 15 October 2012 - 04:39 AM

Exoplanet is the debut album by The Contortionist.  It was released in 2010.  It is a concept album with all songs detailing the embarking of an alien race across the cosmos to settle new worlds.


and it Falking Rocks!


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Posted 15 October 2012 - 04:49 AM

Eating too much will make your backside rather large.





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