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151. Posted by BedouinLeo (Inactive 698 posts) 7y Star this if you like it!

If you make your own bread, you need only ever buy one lump of yeast. It will continue to grow in the right temperature controlled environment.

152. Posted by magykal1 (Travel Guru 2026 posts) 7y Star this if you like it!

In 2008 the Ikea catalogue surpassed the Bible as the printed text with the most copies produced for that year worldwide (nearly 200 million copies).

153. Posted by beerman (Respected Member 1631 posts) 7y Star this if you like it!

This is why I drink beer or rum....

Flying champagne corks cause an average of 250 eye injuries worldwide every year.

154. Posted by SuperBrat (Full Member 107 posts) 7y Star this if you like it!

It's the mosquito's saliva that causes the itch!

155. Posted by Rhombus (Travel Guru 64 posts) 7y Star this if you like it!

The only word in the english language to use every vowel is "Sequoia".

[ Edit: Edited on 30-Dec-2009, at 15:02 by Rhombus ]

156. Posted by Piecar (Travel Guru 912 posts) 7y Star this if you like it!

This is one of those times where "Y" is not a vowel, I guess. Interesting bit of triv, thanks.

D

157. Posted by beerman (Respected Member 1631 posts) 7y Star this if you like it!

There is no word for "yesterday" in the Eskimo language.

Good thing Paul McCartney isn't an eskimo, otherwise the song could have been sung: "Just the other day, all my truffles seemed so far away....."

158. Posted by bwiiian (Travel Guru 769 posts) 7y Star this if you like it!

Quoting Piecar

This is one of those times where "Y" is not a vowel, I guess. Interesting bit of triv, thanks.

D

Y is never a vowel in English.

159. Posted by flyingbob (Inactive 842 posts) 7y Star this if you like it!

Concorde was over 12 inches longer whilst flying at mach 2 at 55,000 feet - than when it was stationary on the ground.

160. Posted by Claire2010 (Budding Member 29 posts) 7y Star this if you like it!

Haha, really loving this post, has made my evening brighter.

Claire x

[ Edit: Edited on 12-Mar-2010, at 03:56 by Claire2010 ]