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Biff Wellington

In 1897, Indiana tried to pass a bill stating that pi is equal to 3.2, as opposed to its truly infinite value, but it never became law due to intervention by a Purdue University professor

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Viviana98

In England, in the 1880's, "Pants" were considered a dirty word.

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Biff Wellington

Those doves released at weddings and other formal ceremonies are actually white homing pigeons. True ring-neck doves are bred to be kept as pets and rarely survive out of captivity.

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Viviana98

Thank you but this I knew lol. They're usually on Jerry's fridge.

I figured you did....

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Biff Wellington

How can you tell when Limburger cheese has gone bad? When it stops smelling like month-old socks and starts smelling like ammonia.

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Biff Wellington

The first European settlement in America wasn't St. Augustine, or Jamestown, but San Miguel de Guadalupe, located on the coast near what is today the Georgia-South Carolina border. Built in 1526, it failed after only six months.

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Viviana98

My brain hurts.

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Biff Wellington

Is that a fact?

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Viviana98

Albert Einstein applied for early entrance into a Swiss University and failed his entrance exam.

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Viviana98

Is that a fact?

That is a fact. I'm like George Washington and I cannot tell a lie lol

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Mnemonix

Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanokoniosis is a lung disease caused by breathing in underground fumes.

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Biff Wellington

The film “Psycho” was the first movie to show a toilet flushing – the scene caused an inpouring of complaints about indecency

90% of pharmaceuticals taken by people are excreted through urination. Therefore our sewer systems contain heavy doses of drugs. A recent study by the EPA has found fish containing trace amounts of estrogen, cholesterol-lowering drugs, pain relievers, antibiotics, caffeine and even anti-depressants.

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Mnemonix

The film "Psycho" was the first movie to show a toilet flushing – the scene caused an inpouring of complaints about indecency

I wonder how they would react to today's movies.

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Biff Wellington

I wish they could see the movie I saw last night called A Serbian Film. $&@#ed movie!

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orangepeaceful79

The custom 8 string guitars used by Meshuggah are built by Ibanez and have a 30 inch scale....almost 5 inches longer than a standard 6 string guitar scale. Allowing for optimum string tension at lower registers and giving the instruments a unique tonality. How's that for random?

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Viviana98

The numbers '172' can be found on the back of the U.S. $5 dollar bill in the bushes at the base of the Lincoln Memorial.

Odontophobia is the fear of teeth.

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Viviana98

Karoke means "empty orchestra" in Japanese

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Viviana98

On the new hundred dollar bill the time on the clock tower of Independence Hall is 4:10

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Viviana98

Well hello Mr. Wellington. How are you tonight??

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Biff Wellington

85% of men who die of heartattacks during intercourse, are found to have been cheating on their wives.

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Viviana98

The sound of E.T. walking was made by someone squishing her hands in jelly

85% of men who die of heartattacks during intercourse, are found to have been cheating on their wives.

Sex AGAIN ahaha holy crap I love it!

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Viviana98

The king of hearts is the only king without a mustache

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Viviana98

There are 10 human body parts that are only 3 letters long (eye, hip, arm, leg, ear, toe, jaw, rib, lip, and gum)

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Knight Of Shadows

it has mustache in my cards .. you know .. old king .. lost mustache .. it sound suspicious to me :D

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Viviana98

You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching TV

The fist product to have a bar code was Wrigleys gum

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