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Old 11-02-2011, 08:14 AM
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DYK that Thanksgiving wasn't made an OFFICIAL U.S. holiday until 1863 by proclamation of president Abraham Lincoln..?
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DYK that rubber bands last longer when refrigerated? My question is this, who in the world figured that out and why????
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Old 11-08-2011, 10:07 AM
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DYK that my father and I have webbed toes? Can't get much more "useless information" than that!
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Old 11-08-2011, 11:16 PM
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DYK that the "pound" key on a computer keyboard (#) is called an octotroph?
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Old 11-09-2011, 08:25 AM
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DYK that the "pound" key on a computer keyboard (#) is called an octotroph?
DYK the giant squid mounted above my fireplace is called an "octo-trophy"..?
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DYK that the "pound" key on a computer keyboard (#) is called an octotroph?
The secretaries where I work are now impressing the boss by telling him that the octotroph key on the computer is stuck. He just sort of looked at us, and walked away.

Did you know that Johann Sebastian Bach had 20 children?
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Did you know that Johann Sebastian Bach had 20 children?
And his favorite quote to his wife, immediately after she gave birth was "I'll be Bach!"
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The continents names all end with the same letter with which they start.

Who decided that!!!
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DYK that one of Andrew Jackson's (7th US President) Ancestral homes in Belfast is now the home of my cousin.
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