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1. Posted by samsara_ (Travel Guru 5353 posts) 11y
  • Mosquito repellents don't repel. They hide you. The spray blocks the mosquito's sensors so they don't know you're there.
  • Dentists have recommended that a toothbrush be kept at least 6 feet

away from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the
flush.
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  • The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as substitute for blood plasma.
  • No piece of paper can be folded in half more than 7 times.
  • Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes.

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  • The king of hearts is the only king without a mustache.

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  • Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.

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  • Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the

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The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets.
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  • Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin.

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  • The first owner of the Marlboro Company died of lung cancer.

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  • Pearls melt in vinegar.

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  • The three most valuable brand names on earth: Marlboro,Coca-Cola, and Budweiser, in that order.

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  • It is possible to lead a cow upstairs...but not downstairs.

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  • A duck's quack doesn't echo and no one knows why.

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  • Turtles can breathe through their butts.

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  • On average, 100 people choke to death on ball-point pens every year.

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  • Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.

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  • Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

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  • It's physically impossible for you to lick your elbow.

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  • The Main Library at Indiana University sinks over an inch every year because when it was built, engineers failed to take into account the weight of all the books that would occupy the building.
  • A snail can sleep for three years.

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  • No word in the English language rhymes with "MONTH."

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  • Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears

never stop growing.
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  • All polar bears are left handed.

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  • A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.

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  • Almost everyone who reads this will try to lick their elbow.
2. Posted by Rraven (Travel Guru 5924 posts) 11y

*No word in the English language rhymes with "MONTH."

i can think of a few nasty ones when you have a Dublin accent ;)

Dentists have recommended that a toothbrush be kept at least 6 feet
away from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the
flush

yuck !! put the seat down !!!

3. Posted by summer910 (Respected Member 1342 posts) 11y

Quoting samsara2

*Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes.

Really? But... but... they're so cute!

4. Posted by Rraven (Travel Guru 5924 posts) 11y

thye're used to pull carts in Egypt and in Siwa they're the local Taxi, they may be cure but they are strong and very stubborn !!

5. Posted by Cupcake (Travel Guru 8468 posts) 11y

Quoting Raven

*No word in the English language rhymes with "MONTH."

i can think of a few nasty ones when you have a Dublin accent ;)

HAHAHAHAHAH!
(sorry...I fell of my chair;))

6. Posted by james (Travel Guru 4136 posts) 11y

Quoting samsara2

*The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as substitute for blood plasma.

Donating blood at the Red Cross

James: "Sorry guys, I can't donate blood today as I've got the flu"

Red Cross Nurse: "Oh, that's a shame. Hang on a minute, that bulge in your pocket.... you wouldn't happen to have young cocounts in there, or are you just glad to see me?"

James: "Well, it's a bit of both actually."

Red Cross Nurse: "Well, drop your trousers and give me the liquid from those coconuts"

James: "Well, if you insist!"

7. Posted by angela_ (Respected Member 1732 posts) 11y

Quoting samsara2

*No word in the English language rhymes with "MONTH."

there is also no English word that rhymes with orange.

8. Posted by Brendan (Respected Member 1824 posts) 11y

Quoting samsara2

Almost everyone who reads this will try to lick their elbow.

9. Posted by soliqa (Respected Member 284 posts) 11y

i'll admit i tried to lick my elbow!

10. Posted by james (Travel Guru 4136 posts) 11y

Why do dogs lick their..... ah, nevermind! :