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Old 01-28-2013, 10:18 PM   #421
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He was also a pretty well respected wrestler. Many of our early presidents were.
...sumo?

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Ha no. Folk style. Was undefeated in college I believe. I did a report once on our presidents who wrestled. He was in good shape in his youth, relatively speaking.

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Anti-Decapitation Device

The Germans were known to string tough piano wires neck-high across the roads that Allied Jeeps traveled on. The steel tension wire provided a nasty way to lop off the heads of Jeep drivers and passengers. Often the wire couldn't be seen or if seen, it was usually to late to stop in time. The GI's answer for this booby-trap was the Anti-Decapitation Device, field made angle iron bolted upright to the front bumper. The device extended above the the heads of those riding in the Jeep, and at the top it is angled forward and usually notched to catch and cut the wire.
I can't say this about about all helicopters, but every lifeflight helicopter I have seen or help land and load has the same cutting device on the top and the bottom of the cockpit for powerlines and guide wires
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No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver and purple
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No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver and purple
Quiver rhymes with silver and so does river.
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Old 01-29-2013, 11:19 AM   #426
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Quiver rhymes with silver and so does river.
Not so much..
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Old 01-29-2013, 11:59 AM   #427
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Quiver rhymes with silver and so does river.
Nope both lack the L it would have to be quilver or rilver, neither of which at real words
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Old 01-29-2013, 12:08 PM   #428
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The Aston Martin DB5 was made famous in the James Bond movies. The "DB" in the name of the car stands for David Brown, the president of Aston Martin. Brown owned a company bearing his name that built farm tractors. A young inventor brought a design for a new type of hitch to his office one day and offered it to him as an addition to his tractors. He turned the man down. The young man then took his design to J. I. Case, the Allis Chalmers Company, and John Deere with similar results. Then he met Henry Ford. Ford saw the practicality of the design and recognized the inherent safety of the design. He entered into an agreement with the young man, sealed with a handshake. They made millions of tractors (and dollars) before the agreement was broken by Henry Ford's son. The inventor was Harry Ferguson. Brown would later lament the fact that he didn't give Ferguson more attention when he brought the three pint hitch design to his office.
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Old 01-30-2013, 01:42 AM   #431
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Thought I would clarify its the female and not the male....
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Old 01-30-2013, 02:55 AM   #433
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Thought I would clarify its the female and not the male....
Female kangaroos have 3 vaginas.
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Hydrogen gas is the least dense substance in the world, at 0.08988g/cc. Hydrogen solid is the most dense substance in the world, at 70.6g/cc.
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After making-love in Ames, Iowa, it is illegal for a husband to have more than three gulps of beer while still lying in bed or holding his wife in his arms.
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After making-love in Ames, Iowa, it is illegal for a husband to have more than three gulps of beer while still lying in bed or holding his wife in his arms.
Some old antiquated laws I get in reference to the time they were enacted. That makes no sense to me.
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After making-love in Ames, Iowa, it is illegal for a husband to have more than three gulps of beer while still lying in bed or holding his wife in his arms.
Doesn't specify how much the wife can drink after sex so I'm good!
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There are no reptiles in alaska...
http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm...s.listreptiles

Not exactly scary reptiles, but we have something!
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http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm...s.listreptiles

Not exactly scary reptiles, but we have something!
Ouch...should I have said snakes?
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On an American one-dollar bill, there is an owl in the upper left-hand corner of the "1" encased in the "shield" and a spider hidden in the front upper right-hand corner.
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In Minnesota, it is illegal for any man to have sexual intercourse with a live fish — ladies, apparently, you’re in the clear.


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In Minnesota, it is illegal for any man to have sexual intercourse with a live fish — ladies, apparently, you’re in the clear.
Or men can with a dead one (?)
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Title 14, Section 1211 of the Code of Federal regulations, implemented on
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Great whales have a resting heart rate around 7 beats per minute.
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The last post was my 384th on this website. This is my 385th.
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The original Model T, as well as other early model Fords, came with wooden wheels. These were produced incredibly fast, but coupled with other parts created quite a bit of wood scrap waste. Never one to lose money, Henry Ford and his partner devised an ingineous way of turning scrap to profit - by turning those scraps into charcoal. It was originally sent to Ford dealers, and some included a bag or two with a car purchase. Later the charcoal company was bought entirely and seperated from the auto maker, though they are still in business today, and their plant still operates a couple of the original Ford wood dryers. It has become the worlds largest charcoal manufacturer, and still bares the name of the man who helped create it with Henry Ford - E.G. Kingsford.
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The muscles in our tongue, the tentacles of an octopus and the trunk of an elephant are all structured the same way.
Relative to size, the tongue is the strongest muscle in the body.

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