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posted on Jan, 18 2007 @ 07:35 PM
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not likely but it is a wierd fact.

More wierd facts:

On average the average human being uses 57 sheets of toilet paper a day.

Rice paper contains NO rice.

In the english language the word SET has the most definitions of any word.

Owls are one of the only birds that can see the color blue, and that most birds can't.

1/4 of the bones in your body are located in your feet.

The Preying Mantis is the only insect that can turn it's head

On average a half ounce of gas is used to start a car.

On average a ideling car uses 1 and 1/2 ounces of gas a minut. Incase you want to calculate how much gas you waste siting in freeway traffic on the way home from work.




posted on Jan, 18 2007 @ 07:36 PM
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The saxophone (colloquially referred to as sax) is a conical-bored instrument of the woodwind family, usually made of brass and played with a single-reed mouthpiece like the clarinet. It was invented by Adolphe Sax around 1840.

1996: Richard Versalle suffered a heart attack onstage at the New York Metropolitan Opera after delivering the line "Too bad you can only live so long" during a performance of The Makropulos Case.



[edit on 18-1-2007 by Selmer2]



posted on Jan, 18 2007 @ 07:38 PM
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if you can play a sax than you already know the exact same fingering will work on a flute.
Speculation-since sax players can play the flute i wonder if they're good at playing the skin flute too.



posted on Jan, 18 2007 @ 07:43 PM
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Originally posted by BASSPLYR
if you can play a sax than you already know the exact same fingering will work on a flute.
Speculation-since sax players can play the flute i wonder if they're good at playing the skin flute too.


Good one

same with recorder and oboe...

The drinks on me BASSPLYR



posted on Jan, 18 2007 @ 07:46 PM
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dude anyone who offers drinks on them deserves to have the offer returned. Drinks on me my friend.
:w:


In california, a law was passed in 1925 that makes it illegal to wiggle while dancing.



posted on Jan, 19 2007 @ 11:18 AM
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thank you both! Id like a shot o gold please!


Your chances of seeing the aurora borealis are greatly increased if you wait until it is dark up north someplace.



posted on Jan, 19 2007 @ 11:22 AM
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Brian "Mr. Beach Boy" Wilson never surfed a day in his life.



[Edit for typo. !@#% shift key]

[edit on 1/19/2007 by yeahright]



posted on Jan, 19 2007 @ 11:23 AM
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How 'bout Patrone? I can guzzle that stuff!

Gorilla Gorilla Gorilla, is the scientific name for the gorilla.

Gorillas have unique nose prints like humans have unique finger prints.

Gorillas can catch human colds, flu and other various illnesses, and human birth control pills work on gorillas.



posted on Jan, 20 2007 @ 03:29 PM
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Hot coffee tastes really good on a cold day!

oops, it's supposed to be only one sentence



edit = terminate second sentence.


[edit on 1/20/2007 by Mechanic 32]



posted on Jan, 21 2007 @ 01:27 PM
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My dogs working vocabulary consists of only 3 words; "cookies" & "lets go".



posted on Jan, 21 2007 @ 03:30 PM
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Go is a 2 player board game, played by alternately placing black and white stones on the vacant intersections of a 19×19 rectilinear grid.



posted on Jan, 21 2007 @ 03:53 PM
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A sheet of A4 paper can only be folded 7 times.

There is a resonant frequency at which glass breaks, and that same frequency can be produced by a human.

A cambered airplane wing at zero degrees can still produce lift.

A gyroscope works on the principle of angular momentum.

The wright flyer was airborne for a total time of 12 sec.

The next US president is either going to be a black man or a woman.

Reading books left to right conditions the mind to think sequentially.






[edit on 1-21-2007 by websurfer]



posted on Jan, 21 2007 @ 08:04 PM
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One ancient method of navigation tribesman used in canoes was to keep a certain heading in relation to the on coming waves when traveling to islands hundreds of miles away from where the departed.



posted on Jan, 21 2007 @ 08:48 PM
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Originally posted by whaaa
thank you both! Id like a shot o gold please!


coming right up , im a nice guy so im throwing in this



A chip of silicon a quarter-inch square has the capacity of the original 1949 ENIAC computer, which occupied a city block.




[edit on 21-1-2007 by Selmer2]



posted on Jan, 22 2007 @ 10:19 AM
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Some words that rhyme with Chirp are burp, twirp, usurp and Wyatt Earp.



posted on Jan, 22 2007 @ 10:27 AM
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Pythagorus was the first dude to break the octave down into twelve increments. Thank you sir.



posted on Jan, 22 2007 @ 02:11 PM
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I made a mistake here. So, I corrected that mistake by deleting this post.







[edit on 1/22/2007 by Mechanic 32]



posted on Jan, 24 2007 @ 04:33 PM
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the record for projectile diarrhea is 18 ft(thank my anatomy teacher)



posted on Jan, 25 2007 @ 12:46 AM
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Originally posted by joemustard
the record for projectile diarrhea is 18 ft(thank my anatomy teacher)


Thank you for that wonderful image!

A yellow dog and a black and white spotted dog will never fight, unless it is over a female or a toy panda.



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