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    "In written correspondence a kiss has been represented by the letter 'X' since at least 1763"

    Share something. Either you know or perhaps that you only learnt today. Here's something from Wiki. I was originally looking for a bio of the band Kiss but found this:

    Kiss - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Any others?
     
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    Mel Blanc, famous as the voice of Bugs Bunny, was allergic to carrots.
     
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    Snakes have hemipenes - two penises, there is evidence that they use them alternately.
     
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    A goldfish will turn white if devoid of light.
     
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    They also turn white if you boil them :)
     
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    Yummy!!!:wink:
     
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    On average women say 7,000 words per day. Men manage just over 2000.

    (insert obvious joke here) :rolleyes:
     
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    I easily say over 7000 words per day =(

    what can I say, I'm an extrovert and like to talk to random people.
     
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    I bet women just love you! :wink:
     
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    There's no way I speak 2000 words a day. I'm pretty darn laconic.

    The testing director of MGM noted after viewing this person's first screen test "Can't act. Can't sing. Slightly bald. Can dance a little."

    The person in the screen test?

    Fred Astaire.

    Astaire later noted, "The higher up you go, the more mistakes you are allowed. Right at the top, if you make enough of them, it's considered to be your style."
     
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    All of the clocks in the movie Pulp Fiction are stuck on 4:20.
     
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    Did you know today is the 25th birthday of the emoticon. The first one typed was:

    :)


    Happy 25 Emoticon!
     
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    did you know if your "fecal matter" floats you have too much fat in your diet?
     
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    At elevated concentrations or pressures, nitrogen becomes an effective narcotic.
     
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    Did you know that the year 1991 is the only year in the 20th century that is a palindrome year?
     
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    The coffee bean is a seed, not a bean.
     
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    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Americans consume over 4,000 cups of coffee per second, per day.[/FONT]
     
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    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Dildo is a town in Newfoundland, Canada[/FONT]
     
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    "Aglet" is the name of the end of a shoelace. :smile:
     
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