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Discussion in 'The Lighter Side' started by Glockrunner, Mar 23, 2006.

  1. Glockrunner

    Glockrunner HOOYA DEEPSEA

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    1. A 1,200-pound horse eats about seven times it's own weight each year.

    2. A bean has more DNA per cell than a human cell.

    3. A Blue Earth, Minnesota, law declares that no child under the age of twelve may talk over the telephone unless monitored by a parent.

    4. A broken analog clock is right at least twice a day.

    5. A shark can detect one part of blood in 100 million parts of water.

    6. A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down continuously from the bottom of the glass to the top.

    7. A cat has 4 rows of whiskers and they're used to determine if a space is too small to squeeze through.

    8. A Chicago law forbids eating in a place that is on fire.

    9. A fetus acquires fingerprints at the age of three months.

    10. A fingernail or toenail takes about 6 months to grow from base to tip.

    11. A full moon is nine times brighter than a half moon.

    12. A full-grown pumpkin has about 15 miles of roots.

    13. A person will die from total lack of sleep sooner than from starvation. Death will occur about 10 days without sleep, while starvation takes a few weeks.

    14. A group of crows is called a murder.

    15. A healthy individual releases 3.5 oz. of gas in a single flatulent emission (a fart), or about 17 oz. in a day.

    16. A hippo can open its mouth wide enough to fit a 4 foot tall child inside.

    17. A honeybee can fly at fifteen miles per hour.

    18. A human head remains conscious for about 15 to 20 seconds after it is been decapitated.

    19. A jumbo jet uses 4,000 gallons of fuel to take off.

    20. A man and woman in Mexico city were engaged for 67 yrs and finally married at the age of 82 yrs.

    21. A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for 69 years.

    22. A monkey was once tried and convicted for smoking a cigarette in South Bend, Indiana.

    23. A person uses approximately fifty-seven sheets of toilet paper each day.

    24. A pig is the only animal than can get sunburned.

    25. A pound of grasshoppers is three times as nutritious as a pound of beef.

    26. A Saudi Arabian woman can get a divorce if her husband doesn't give her coffee.

    27. A snail can travel over a razor blade without cutting itself.

    28. A study of pet owners found that 66% claimed they allowed their pets to remain in the bedroom during intercourse.

    30. A typical bed usually houses over 6 billion dust mites.
     
  2. Steve Koski

    Steve Koski Got Insurance? Millennium Member

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    Oh come on, give me something I don't know.