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Old 01-22-2002, 19:55   #1 (permalink)
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1. Barbie's full name is Barbara Milicent Roberts.
2. It is impossible to lick your elbow.
3. A crocodile can't stick its tongue out.
4. A shrimp's heart is in their head.
5. People say "Bless you" when you sneeze because when you sneeze, your heart stops for a mili-second.
6. 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).
7. It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.
8. A pregnant goldfish is called a twit
9. Between 1937 and 1945 Heinz produced a version of Alphabetti Spaghetti especially for the German market that consisted solely of little pasta swastikas.
10. By law, every child in Belgium must take harmonica lessons at Primary school.
11. On average, a human being will have sex more than 3,000 times and spend two weeks kissing in their lifetime.
12. More than 50% of the people in the world have never made or received a telephone call.
13. Rats and horses can't vomit.
14. The "sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick" is said to be the toughest tongue twister in the English language.
15. 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 will pop out.
16. Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have over million descendants.
17. Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times.
18. 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?
19. In every episode of Seinfeld there is a Superman somewhere.
20. The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.
21. Thirty-five percent of the people who use personal ads for dating are already married.
22. A duck's quack doesn't echo anywhere, and no one knows why.
23. 23% of all photocopier faults worldwide are caused by people sitting on them and photocopying their buttocks.
24. In the course of an average lifetime you will, while sleeping, eat 70 assorted insects and 10 spiders.
25. Most lipstick contains fish scales.
26. Cat's urine glows under a black light.
27. Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.



Now, how many of you tried to lick your elbow ???
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Hmmm i find number 24. abit bewildering. I certainly haven't eaten spiders insects etc while i'm a sleep. I'm not usually hungry when i'm asleep. :crazy1: :crazy1:
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Now, how many of you tried to lick your elbow ???
but i thought i could do it, and i wanted to prove you all wrong!!!

well, maybe we can't but i'm sure Gene Simmons can! hehe
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Hmmm i find number 24. abit bewildering. I certainly haven't eaten spiders insects etc while i'm a sleep. I'm not usually hungry when i'm asleep. :crazy1: :crazy1:
but how would you know, ay? you just wouldn't... except for the funny aftertaste and weird little hairs in your mouth. but you also get that when you go... NO! i will not finish that... hehe
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hehe quite amusing!!! :s6:

Yeah I agree number 24 is a bit untrue.
hmm I dont think those figures in No. 11 are correct either... not that I have a problem with that... I might just have to try harder :)
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Hmmm i find number 24. abit bewildering. I certainly haven't eaten spiders insects etc while i'm a sleep. I'm not usually hungry when i'm asleep. :crazy1: :crazy1:
C'mon, where do you think morning breath comes from!!!!
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but how would you know, ay? you just wouldn't... except for the funny aftertaste and weird little hairs in your mouth. but you also get that when you go... NO! i will not finish that... hehe
Yessssss, best to save that last comment for discussion in Mirc.
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hehe quite amusing!!! :s6:

Yeah I agree number 24 is a bit untrue.
hmm I dont think those figures in No. 11 are correct either... not that I have a problem with that... I might just have to try harder :)
hey, speak for yourself man! hahaha
kidding!

well, it doesn't seem that unrealistic. it could be done... let's just say you start at 20 (hypothetically) and your active 'love life' lasts for 40 years. also, let's say that on average you do it 1.5 times a week. that works out to be 3120 times in your life, even using these relatively conservative figures.
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hey, speak for yourself man! hahaha
kidding!

well, it doesn't seem that unrealistic. it could be done... let's just say you start at 20 (hypothetically) and your active 'love life' lasts for 40 years. also, let's say that on average you do it 1.5 times a week. that works out to be 3120 times in your life, even using these relatively conservative figures.
hahah good point.. I guess I should start keeping a tally. :s3
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