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Posted 19 November 2013 - 11:14 PM

View Postspacecowboy342, on 19 November 2013 - 11:02 PM, said:

It's 75 and sunny in the heart of Texas. Hate this cold weather.
Lethologica describes the condition of not being able to remember the word you want.

75 is a summer heat wave for us when we all run about with our tongues hanging out and suffering from lethologica. :yes:

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Posted 19 November 2013 - 11:37 PM

View PostTechnocrat, on 19 November 2013 - 11:14 PM, said:

75 is a summer heat wave for us when we all run about with our tongues hanging out and suffering from lethologica. :yes:
Here in the summer if it hasn't hit triple digits it hasn't got hot yet :unsure2:


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Posted 20 November 2013 - 12:14 AM

View Postspacecowboy342, on 19 November 2013 - 11:37 PM, said:

Here in the summer if it hasn't hit triple digits it hasn't got hot yet :unsure2:

I couldn't stand that. You're welcome to it! :no:

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Posted 20 November 2013 - 01:14 AM

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I couldn't stand that. You're welcome to it! :no:
That's how I feel about the cold. :td:
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Posted 20 November 2013 - 01:28 AM

A cat's ear has thirty-two muscles!!
The dog who played "Toto" in the Wizard of Oz, was actually named Terry, by it's owner.
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Posted 20 November 2013 - 01:32 AM

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That's how I feel about the cold. :td:
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It's easy to escape from the cold but not so easy to escape from intense heat. :no:

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Posted 20 November 2013 - 01:45 AM

View PostTechnocrat, on 20 November 2013 - 01:32 AM, said:

It's easy to escape from the cold but not so easy to escape from intense heat. :no:
A floatie on the river and an ice chest full of beer makes the heat survivable. In cold like you have I would be huddled under several layers of blankets in front of a fire with a bottle of whisky cursing my fate until spring. :cry:
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Posted 20 November 2013 - 04:06 PM

Violet Jessop, who survived the sinking of the Titanic, also survived the sinking of it’s sister ship, the Britanic, and a collision on it’s third sister ship, the Olympic.

Not sure I'd be pleased if she had the cabin next to mine on my holiday cruise!

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Posted 20 November 2013 - 08:05 PM

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A floatie on the river and an ice chest full of beer makes the heat survivable. In cold like you have I would be huddled under several layers of blankets in front of a fire with a bottle of whisky cursing my fate until spring. :cry:
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And what's wrong with being huddled under several layers of blankets in front of a fire with a bottle of whisky? Sounds good to me!! :yes:

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Posted 20 November 2013 - 11:26 PM

View PostTechnocrat, on 20 November 2013 - 08:05 PM, said:

And what's wrong with being huddled under several layers of blankets in front of a fire with a bottle of whisky? Sounds good to me!! :yes:
You do have a point there. :tu:
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Posted 21 November 2013 - 09:40 PM

The total number of Americans killed in the Civil War is greater than the combined total of Americans killed in all other wars.

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Posted 21 November 2013 - 11:02 PM

Kansas state law requires pedestrians crossing highways at night to wear tail lights


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Posted 21 November 2013 - 11:53 PM

View Postealdwita, on 21 November 2013 - 09:40 PM, said:

The total number of Americans killed in the Civil War is greater than the combined total of Americans killed in all other wars.
I think that must have been because they had no one else to shoot at.

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Posted 22 November 2013 - 04:06 AM

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Kansas state law requires pedestrians crossing highways at night to wear tail lights

The mind boggles! :rofl:

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Posted 22 November 2013 - 04:23 AM

The first known contraceptive was crocodile dung in Egypt about 2000 BCE





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