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    Did you know?

    It is impossible to lick your elbow.

    A crocodile can't stick it's tongue out.

    A shrimp's heart is in their head.

    People say "Bless you" when you sneeze
    because when you sneeze, your
    heart stops for a mili-second.

    In a study of 200,000 ostriches over a
    period of 80 years, no one
    reported a
    single case where an ostrich buried its
    head in the sand (or attempted to
    do so - apart from Bones ).

    It is physically impossible for pigs to
    look up into the sky.

    A pregnant goldfish is called a twit

    Between 1937 and 1945 Heinz produced a
    version of Alphabetti Spaghetti
    especially for the German market that
    consisted solely of little pasta
    swastikas.

    More than 50% of the people in the world
    have never made or received a
    telephone call.

    Rats and horses can't vomit.

    The "sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's
    sick" is said to be the toughest
    tongue twister in the English language.

    If you sneeze too hard, you can fracture
    a rib. If you try to suppress a
    sneeze, you can rupture a blood vessel
    in your head or neck and die. if
    you keep your eyes open by force, they can
    pop out.

    Rats multiply so quickly that in 18
    months, two rats could have over
    million descendants.

    Wearing headphones for just an hour will
    increase the bacteria in your
    ear by 700 times.

    If the government has no knowledge of
    aliens, then why does Title 14,
    Section 1211 of the Code of Federal
    Regulations, implemented on July 16,
    1969, make it illegal for U.S. citizens
    to have any contact with
    extraterrestrials or their vehicles?

    In every episode of Seinfeld there is a
    Superman somewhere.

    The cigarette lighter was invented
    before the match.

    Thirty-five percent of the people who
    use personal ads for dating are
    already married.

    A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one
    knows why.

    23% of all photocopier faults worldwide
    are caused by people sitting on
    them
    and photocopying their buttocks.

    In the course of an average lifetime you
    will, while sleeping, eat 70
    assorted insects and 10 spiders.

    Most lipstick contains fish scales.

    Cat's urine glows under a black-light.

    Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue
    print is different

    over 75% of people who read this will
    try to lick their elbow.
    Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor; but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire it.
    - Samuel Johnson
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    Ok I'm one of those 75% who tried to lick their elbow. Even before I read the last line.Thanks for those facts they were pretty interesting.
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    Nice post...very intersting - and yes, I tried to lick my elbow...failed miserably.

    Greg
    \"Do you know what people are most afraid of?
    What they don\'t understand.
    When we don\'t understand, we turn to our assumptions.\"
    -- William Forrester
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    maybe i should've added a poll:

    Did you try to lick your elbow?
    Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor; but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire it.
    - Samuel Johnson
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    can't....reach....elbow....urggg!!
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    That's some funny **** dude....I tried to lick my elbow and failed...of course. And that other stuff was funny to read too. Thanks!
    We the willing, led by the unknowing, have been doing the impossible for the ungrateful. We have done so much with so little for so long that we are now qualified to do just about anything with almost nothing.
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    heh,

    I tried to lick my elbow too.... DOH..
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