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Every day more money is printed
for Monopoly than the U.S. Treasury.

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Men can read smaller
print than women can; women can hear better.

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Coca-Cola was originally green.

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It is impossible to lick your elbow.

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The State with the highest percentage of people who walk to work:
Alaska

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The percentage of
Africa that is wilderness: 28%
(now get this...)

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The percentage of
North America that is wilderness: 38%

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The cost of raising a medium-size
dog to the age of eleven:
$ 16,400

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The average number of people airborne
over the U.S. in any given hour:
61,000

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Intelligent people
have more zinc and copper in their hair..

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The first novel ever
written on a typewriter, Tom Sawyer.

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The San Francisco Cable cars
are the only mobile National Monuments.

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Each king in a deck of playing
cards represents a great king from history:


Spades - King David

Hearts - Charlemagne

Clubs - Alexander, the Great

Diamonds - Julius Caesar

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111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987, 654,321

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If a statue in the park of a person on a horse
has both front legs in the air, the person died in
battle. If the horse has one front leg in the air,
the person died because of wounds received in battle.
If the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person
died of natural causes

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Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence
on July 4, John Hancock and Charles Thomson.
Most of the rest signed on August 2, but
the last signature wasn't added until 5 years later.

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Q. Half of all Americans live within 50 miles of what?
A. Their birthplace

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

A. Obsession

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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

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Q. What do bulletproof vests, fire escapes,
windshield wipers and laser printers have in common?
A. All were invented by women.

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Q. What is the only food that doesn't spoil?
A. Honey

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Q. Which day are there more collect calls
than any other day of the year?
A. Father's Day

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In Shakespeare's time, mattresses were secured
on bed frames by ropes.
When you pulled on the ropes, the mattress tightened,
making the bed firmer to sleep on. Hence the
phrase...'Goodnight, sleep tight'

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It was the accepted practice in Babylon 4,000 years
ago that for a month after the wedding, the bride's
father would supply his son-in-law with
all the mead he could drink. Mead is a honey beer and because their calendar was lunar based, this period was called the honey month, which we know today as the honeymoon.

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In English pubs, ale is ordered by pints and quarts...
So in old England, when customers got unruly,
the bartender would yell at them 'Mind
your pints and quarts, and settle down.'

It's where we get the phrase 'mind your P's and Q's'
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Many years ago in England, pub frequenters had
a whistle baked into the rim, or handle, of
their ceramic cups. When they needed a refill,
they used the whistle to get some service. 'Wet your
whistle' is the phrase inspired by this practice.

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At least 75% of people who read this will try to lick their elbow!

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YOU KNOW YOU ARE LIVING IN 2011 when...

1. You accidentally enter your PIN on the microwave.

2. You haven't played solitaire with real cards
in years.

3. You have a list of 15 phone numbers to reach
your family of three.

4. You e-mail the person who works at the desk
next to you.

5. Your reason for not staying in touch with friends
and family is that they don't have e-mail addresses.


6. You pull up in your own driveway and use your
cell phone to see if anyone is
home to help you carry in the groceries...

7. Every commercial on television has a web site at
the bottom of the screen

8. Leaving the house without your cell phone,
which you didn't even have the first 20 or 30
(or 60) years of your life, is now a cause for panic
and you turn around to go and get it
10. You get up in the morning and go on line before
getting your coffee

11. You start tilting your head sideways to smile. : )


12 You're reading this and nodding and laughing.

13. You are too busy to notice there was no #9 on this list.


14. You actually scrolled back up to check that
there wasn't a #9 on this list


~~~~~~~~~~~AND FINALLY~~~~~ ~~~~~~~
NOW YOU ARE LAUGHING AT YOURSELF!!