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    I n the 1400's a law was set forth that a man was not allowed to beat his wife with a stick no thicker than his thumb. Hence we have "the rule of thumb".

    Many years ago in Scotland, a new game was invented. It was ruled "Gentlemen Only...Ladies Forbidden"...and thus the word GOLF entered into the English language.

    The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time TV was Fred and Wilma Flintstone.

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

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

    Coca-Cola was originally green.

    It is impossible to lick your elbow.

    The average number of people airborne over the US any given hour: 61,000

    Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.

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

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

    Spades - King David

    Hearts - Charlemagne

    Clubs -Alexander, the Great

    Diamonds - Julius Caesar

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

    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 as a result of wounds received in battle. If the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural

    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

    Q. What do bullet-proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers, and laser printers all have in common?

    A. All invented by women.

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

    A. Honey

    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."

    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.

    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"

    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.

    Amazing huh?
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    Alys do make pple face smile .. even dey laugh on u.. bt mak dem smile !!

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    I am Brown so ARe you DOwN?
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    Mar 2008


    thanks for the all knowledge i feel smarter den a smart a guy
    sorry dude .... Hash

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    dR Dazzler
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    i tried to touch my tounge to my elbow.. but i can't

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