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  1. Glockrunner

    Glockrunner HOOYA DEEPSEA

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    1. Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, John Hancock and Charles Thomson. Most of the rest signed on August 2, but the last signature wasn't added until 5 years later. Perhaps he was a member of the Procrastinators Party?

    2. "I am" is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

    3. Hershey's Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them looks like it's kissing the conveyor belt.

    4. Q. What occurs more often in December than any other month?

    A. Conception.

    5. Q. Half of all Americans live within 50 miles of what?

    A. Their birthplace

    6. Q. Most boat owners name their boats. What is the most popular boat name requested?

    A. Obsession

    7. Q. If you were to spell out numbers, how far would you have to go until you would find the letter "A"?

    A. One thousand

    8. Q. What do bulletproof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers, and laser printers all have in common?

    A. All invented by women.

    9. Q. What is an activity performed by 40% of all people at a party?

    A. Snoop in your medicine cabinet.
     
  2. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    And "I do" is the longest. ;)
     

  3. nognig

    nognig

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    Hmmm... what else isn't true?

    NN
     
  4. gr81disp

    gr81disp Bushbot v1.0

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    I am pretty sure teh first bullet proof vest was created by Richard Davis, the founder of Second Chance Armor Inc.
     
  5. Cross-X

    Cross-X CLM

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    Darn -- they are making bulletproof vests now? I must have missed it -- I thought they were merely bullet resistant! ;)