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Talking 50 Things Everyone Should Know ! - 17-November-2009, 16:30

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The word "queue" is the only word in the English language that is still pronounced the same way when the last four letters are removed.

Beetles taste like apples, wasps like pine nuts, and worms like fried bacon.

Of all the words in the English language, the word 'set' has the most definitions!

What is called a "French kiss" in the English speaking world is known as an "English kiss" in France.

"Almost" is the longest word in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order.

"Rhythm" is the longest English word without a vowel.

In 1386, a pig in France was executed by public hanging for the murder of a child

A ****roach can live several weeks with its head cut off!

Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.

You can't kill yourself by holding your breath

There is a city called Rome on every continent.

It's against the law to have a pet dog in Iceland!

Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day!

Horatio Nelson, one of England's most illustrious admirals was throughout his life, never able to find a cure for his sea-sickness.

The skeleton of Jeremy Bentham is present at all important meetings of the University of London

Right handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people

Your ribs move about 5 million times a year, everytime you breathe!

The elephant is the only mammal that can't jump!

One quarter of the bones in your body, are in your feet!

Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different!

The first known transfusion of blood was performed as early as 1667, when Jean-Baptiste, transfused two pints of blood from a sheep to a young man

Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails!

Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin!

The present population of 5 billion plus people of the world is predicted to become 15 billion by 2080.

Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

Adolf Hitler was a vegetarian, and had only ONE testicle.

Honey is the only food that does not spoil. Honey found in the tombs of Egyptian pharaohs has been tasted by archaeologists and found edible.

Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a "Friday the 13th."

Coca-Cola would be green if colouring werent added to it.

On average a hedgehog's heart beats 300 times a minute.

More people are killed each year from bees than from snakes.

The average lead pencil will draw a line 35 miles long or write approximately 50,000 English words.

More people are allergic to cow's milk than any other food.

Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand.

The placement of a donkey's eyes in its' heads enables it to see all four feet at all times!

The six official languages of the United Nations are: English, French, Arabic, Chinese, Russian and Spanish.

Earth is the only planet not named after a god.

It's against the law to burp, or sneeze in a church in Nebraska, USA.

You're born with 300 bones, but by the time you become an adult, you only have 206.

Some worms will eat themselves if they can't find any food!

Dolphins sleep with one eye open!

It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open

The worlds oldest piece of chewing gum is 9000 years old!

The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds

Queen Elizabeth I regarded herself as a paragon of cleanliness. She declared that she bathed once every three months, whether she needed it or not

Slugs have 4 noses.

Owls are the only birds who can see the colour blue.

A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for 69 years!

A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue!

The average person laughs 10 times a day!

An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain

One of these amazing, but useless facts is false. Do you know which one?

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It's against the law to have a pet dog in Iceland!
that is useless fact
but there was epidemia what killed almost all dogs in iceland

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Why beer is better than Women
Why beer is better than Men
Why a motorcycle is better than Women
Why a cucumber is better than Men

I am not the author of these and would like to credit the author of this if he or she can be found. There are two collections here, the first one is why beer is better than women and the second one is why beer is better then men.

Reasons Why Beer Is Better Than Women
1. You can enjoy a beer all month long.
2. Beer stains wash out.
3. You don't have to wine and dine beer.
4. Your beer will always wait patiently for you in the car while you play baseball/soccer/basketball/etc.
5. When your beer goes flat, you toss it out.
6. Beer is never late.
7. A beer doesn't get jealous when you grab another beer.
8. Hangovers go away.
9. Beer labels come off without a fight.
10. When you go to a bar, you know you can always pick up a beer.
11. Beer never has a headache.
12. After you've had a beer, the bottle is still worth 5 cents.
13. A beer won't get upset if you come home and have another beer on your breath.
14. If you pour a beer right, you'll always get good head.
15. A beer always goes down easy.
16. You can have more than one beer in a night and not feel guilty.
17. You can share a beer with your friends.
18. You always know you're the first one to pop a beer.
19. Beer is always wet.
20. Beer doesn't demand equality.
21. You can have a beer in public.
22. A beer doesn't care when you come.
23. A frigid beer is a good beer.
24. You don't have to wash a beer before it tastes good.
25. If you change beers, you don't have to pay alimony.
26. Good beer costs less than good women.
27. A beer doesn't change its mind after you've taken off its top.
28. Beer doesn't expect an hour of foreplay before satisfying you.
29. A beer looks as good in the morning as it did when the bar closed.
30. You can't get thrown in jail for having a beer under the grandstand at halftime.
31. Afterwards, a beer won't feel guilty, cry, propose, call her mother, your ex-wife or her therapist.
32. Beer never bugs you to have little beers.
32. If your preference for a type of beer changes, you don't have to get involved with lawyers.
32. Beers don't want a lasting relationship.
32. A beer doesn't make you sleep onthe couch after you've taken six other beers on a picnic.
32. After you've put your lips to a beer, a beer never asks, "What are you doing?"
32. Finishing a beer in 3 seconds is something to be proud of.
32. You can have a beer on your lunch hour.
32. A beer never wants to stay up afterwards talking about respect.
32. A beer won't slap you in the face for putting it between your legs at a drive-in movie.

Good Reasons Why Beer Is Better Than Men
1. A beer NEVER leaves the toilet seat up.
2. A beer lasts longer than seven seconds.
3. A beer won't expect you to cook dinner when you're not hungry.
4. A beer will never expect you to sit in the wet spot IT makes.
5. A beer doesn't care if you go shopping.
6. A beer doesn't mind when your mother visits.
7. A beer does as many chores as a man, with a LOT less complaining.
8. Having a beer can't make you pregnant.
9. A beer won't tease you because you once liked Barry Manilow.
10. You don't have to laugh at a beer's jokes.
11. A beer won't mind at all if you're not in the mood for beer.
12. If a beer had a sports car, it wouldn't love it more than you.
13. A beer doesn't want to go out alone with the other beers.
14. A beer doesn't sulk.
15. A beer wouldn't waste its money on Playbeer magazine.
16. A beer won't switch the TV channel.
17. A beer doesn't have to sleep with the windows open.
18. A beer doesn't snore.
19. A beer can't interrupt.
20. A beer doesn't care that you can't find your car's carburetor.
21. A beer doesn't think black leather bikinis are neat.
22. A beer doesn't belch. Or fart.
23. A beer doesn't mind having pantyhose dry in the bathroom.
24. A beer doesn't care that you don't balance your checkbook.
25. A good beer is easy to find.
26. A beer can't pout.
27. A beer doesn't have a mother.
28. A beer doesn't have friends who will drink your beer.
29. A beer wouldn't yell if you dented the car.
30. A beer won't get jealous if you enjoy another beer.
31. A beer won't care if you gain five pounds.
32. A beer will be there for anytime of the month.
33. A beer doesn't want children.
34. A beer doesn't think poetry is queer.
35. A beer isn't ready until you're ready.
36. If the beer is finished before you are, you can have another beer.
37. Hangovers go away.
38. A beer tastes good.
39. Having a beer doesn't make you want to take a shower.
40. A beer will never invite friends home for dinner without calling.
41. A beer's life does not revolve around the football.
42. A beer would never make fun of your new outfit.
43. A beer never needs a shave.
44. You don't have to let a beer win.
45. A beer doesn't care what toppings you get on the pizza.
46. Just because you have dinner with a beer doesn't mean you have to sleep with a beer too.
47. A beer doesn't have morning breath.
48. A beer is happy to go where ever you want to go.
49. A beer will never drink the last beer.
50. A beer will never take the newspaper apart before you've read it.
51. When a beer is finished, it doesn't roll over and go to sleep.
52. A beer wouldn't mind if you wanted it to wear a condom.
53. A beer is never temperamental.
54. A beer will never complain about your cooking.
55. A cold beer is a good beer.
56. A beer will never worry about losing its hair.
57. A big, fat beer is nice to have.
58. A beer won't steal the covers.

Reasons why a Motorcycle is better than women
1. If you say bad things to your Motorcycles, you don't have to apoligize
before you can ride it again.
2. If your Motorcycle doesn't look good, you can paint it or get better parts.
3. If your Motorcycle goes flat, you can fix it.
4. If your Motorcycle is misaligned, you don't have to discuss politics to
correct it.
5. If your Motorcycle is too loose, you can tighten it.
6. If your Motorcycle is too soft, you can get different shocks.
7. If your Motorcycle makes too much noise, you can buy a muffler.
8. If your Motorcycle smokes, you can do something about it.
9. It's always ok to use tie downs on your Motorcycle.
10. Motorcycles always feel like going for a ride.
11. Motorcycles don't care about how many other Motorcycles you have ridden.
12. Motorcycles don't care about how many other Motorcycles you have.
13. Motorcycles don't care if you are late.
14. Motorcycles don't get pregnant.
15. Motorcycles don't have parents.
16. Motorcycles don't insult you if you are a bad rider.
17. Motorcycles don't mind if you look at other Motorcycles, or if you buy
Motorcycle magazines.
18. Motorcycles don't whine unless something is really wrong.
19. Motorcycles last longer.
20. Motorcycles only need their fluids changed every 2,000 miles.
21. Motorcycles' curves never sag.
22. New Motorcycles must be asked for, and if you don't want to pay for them,
you don't get them.
23. When riding, you and your Motorcycle both arrive at the same time.
24. You can have a beer while riding your Motorcycle.
25. You can have a black Motorcycle and show it to your parents.
26. You can kick your Motorcycle to wake it up.
27. You can ride a Motorcycle as long as you want and it won't get sore.
28. You can ride a Motorcycles any time of the month.
29. You can share your Motorcycle with your friends.
30. You can't get diseases from a Motorcycle you don't know very well.
31. You don't have to be jealous of the guy that works on your Motorcycle.
32. You don't have to convince your Motorcycle that you're a motorcyclist and
that you think that Motorcycles are equals.
33. You don't have to deal with priests or blood-tests to register your
34. You don't have to take a shower before riding your Motorcycle.
35. You only need to get a new chain or belt for your Motorcycle when the old
one is _really_ worn.
36. Your Motorcycle never wants a night out alone with the other Motorcycles.
37. Your parents don't remain in touch with your old Motorcycle after you dump

Why Cucumbers Are Better Than Men
Why Cucumbers Are Better Than Men.
1. A cucumber a day keeps the ob-gyn away.
2. A cucumber can always wait until you get home.
3. A cucumber doesn't care if you always spend the holidays with your family.
4. A cucumber doesn't flush the toilet while you are taking a shower.
5. A cucumber doesn't have softball practice on the day you move.
6. A cucumber doesn't turn your bathroom into a library.
7. A cucumber doesn't use your toothbrush, roll-on, or hair spray.
8. A cucumber isn't allergic to your cat.
9. A cucumber never forgets to flush the toilet.
10. A cucumber never has to call "the wife".
11. A cucumber never leaves the toilet seat up.
12. A cucumber never suffers from performance anxiety.
13. A cucumber never wants to get it on when your nails are wet.
14. A cucumber never wants to improve your mind.
15. A cucumber will always respect you in the morning.
16. A cucumber will never make a scene because there are other cucumbers
in the refrigerator.
17. A cucumber won't ask "Am I the first?".
18. A cucumber won't ask for a transfer just when you're up for promotion.
19. A cucumber won't ask to be put through Medical school.
20. A cucumber won't care what time of the month it is.
21. A cucumber won't come home late, stinking of beer.
22. A cucumber won't consume all your food or liquors.
23. A cucumber won't drag you to a John Wayne Film Festival.
24. A cucumber won't eat all the popcorn or send you out to get Milk Duds.
25. A cucumber won't fall asleep on your chest or drool on the pillow.
26. A cucumber won't fall asleep too soon.
27. A cucumber won't give it up for Lent.
28. A cucumber won't grab cash from your purse while you're asleep.
29. A cucumber won't insist the little cukes be raised catholic, jewish,
or orthodox vegetarian.
30. A cucumber won't leave town on New Year's Eve.
31. A cucumber won't lie to you about having a vasectomy.
32. A cucumber won't make you go to the drugstore.
33. A cucumber won't make you sleep on the wet spot.
34. A cucumber won't mind hiding in the refrigerator when your mother
comes over.
35. A cucumber won't need to be sucked off.
36. A cucumber won't pout if you have a headache.
37. A cucumber won't run off with a cheerleader or an ex-nun.
38. A cucumber won't say "Let's keep trying until we have a boy.".
39. A cucumber won't take you to a disco and dump you for a flashy blonde.
40. A cucumber won't tell you he's outgrown you intellectually.
41. A cucumber won't tell you that size doesn't matter.
42. A cucumber won't want to come on your face.
43. A cucumber won't want to join your support group.
44. A cucumber won't wear shorts to your office party.
45. A cucumber won't work your crossword with ink.
46. with a cucumber, you don't have to play Florence Nightingale during
the flu season.
47. All cucumbers are fresh and juicy.
48. At a drive-in, you can stay in the front seat.
49. Cucumbers are very easy to pick up.
50. Cucumbers aren't into leathers and chains, talking dirty,
or swinging with fruits and nuts.
51. Cucumbers aren't into meaningful conversations.
52. Cucumbers aren't jealous.
53. Cucumbers can get away any weekend.
54. Cucumbers can handle rejection.
55. Cucumbers can stay up all night, and you won't have to sleep in the
wet spot.
56. Cucumbers can't count to "10".
57. Cucumbers don't care if you make more money than they do.
58. Cucumbers don't compare you to a centerfold.
59. Cucumbers don't get too excited.
60. Cucumbers don't have sex hangups.
61. Cucumbers don't jam the freezer with food you don't like.
62. Cucumbers don't leave dirty shorts on the floor.
63. Cucumbers don't leave whisker burns, fall asleep on your chest,
or drool on the pillow.
64. Cucumbers don't leave you wondering for a month.
65. Cucumbers don't mind if you enjoy them and a movie at the same time.
66. Cucumbers don't play the guitar and try to find themselves.
67. Cucumbers don't tell you they like you better with longer hair.
68. Cucumbers never asnwer your phone or borrow your car.
69. Cucumbers never expect you to have little cucumbers.
70. Cucumbers never have mid-life crisis.
71. Cucumbers never have to tell you what they did while on vacation.
72. Cucumbers never need a round of applause.
73. Cucumbers never want to take you home to mom.
74. Cucumbers stay hard for a week.
75. Cucumbers won't give you a hickey.
76. Cucumbers won't go through your medicine chest.
78. Cucumbers won't leave hair on the sink or a ring in the tub.
79. Cucumbers don't care if you are a virgin.
80. Cucumbers won't tell anyone you're not a virgin.
81. Cucumbers won't tell anyone you're not a virgin anymore.
82. Cucumbers won't tell other cucumbers you're a virgin.
83. Cucumbers won't tell you a vasectomy will ruin it for them.
84. Cucumbers won't write your name and number on the men's room wall.
85. It's easy to drop a cucumber.
86. No matter how you slice it, you can always have your cuke and eat it too.
87. No matter what age group you are in, you can always get a fresh cucumber.
88. Nobody calls you a bigot for having a favorite kind of cucumber.
89. The average cucumber is at least seven inches long.
90. The cucumbers you raise don't desert you.
91. With a cucumber, the toilet seat is always the way you left it.
92. With a cucumber, you never have to say you're sorry.
93. With cucumbers you don't have to be a virgin more than once.
94. You always know where YOUR cucumber has been.
95. You can have as many cucumbers as you can handle.
96. You can keep as many cucumbers as you want.
97. You don't have to wait until halftime to talk to your cucumber.
98. You only eat cucumbers when you feel like it.
99. Your mother won't flip out finding a cucumber in your house.
100. A cucumber will never call and say, "I have to work late, honey." ...
... and then come home with the smell of Channel No. 19 on him.
101. Cucumbers don't stay up until 4 and then demand that you take care of
them when they get sick...
...But on the other hand, cucumbers stay up ALL THE TIME.
102. Cucumbers won't ask about your last lover...
...or speculate about your next.
103. With a cucumber you can get a single room...
... and you won't have to check in as "Mrs." Cucumber.
104. You can fondle cucumbers in a supermarket...
...and you know how firm it is before you take it home.
105. You can go to movie with a cucumber...
... and see the movie.
106. A cucumber will never leave you for...
(a) another woman.
(b) another man.
(c) another cucumber.
107. A cucumber never...
(a) snaps your bra.
(b) pinches your butt.
(c) gives you a snuggy.
108. A cucumber will never...
(a) contest a divorce.
(b) demand a property settlement.
(c) seek custody of _anything_.
109. Afterwards, a cucumber won't...
(a) want to shake hands and be friends.
(b) say, "I'll call you a cab.".
(c) tell you he's not the marrying kind.
(d) tell you he is the marrying kind.
(e) call his mother, ex-wife, or therapist.
(f) take you to confesion.
110. Cucumbers aren't jealous of your...
(a) gynecologist.
(b) ski instructors.
(c) tennis instructors.
111. Cucumbers won't ask...
Am I the best?
How was it?
Did you come?
How many times?
112. Cucumbers won't make you...
(a) wear kinky clothes.
(b) go to be with your boots on.
113. You won't find out later that your cucumber...
(a) is married.
(b) is on penicillin.
(c) likes you, but loves your sister.
(d) likes you, but loves your brother.
(e) trying to screw your sister.

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