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Historical curiosities - Page 2

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 31yrs • F •
A CTL of 1 means that Ana Rpo is a contributing member of Captain Cynic.
- American Airlines saved US$40.000 in 1987 eliminating one olive from each salad that they served in first class

- Right handed people live in average 9 more years than left handed people

- The mosquitos have teeth

- When the English settlers arrive to Australia found themselves surprised by an animal that jumped incredibly high. Immediately they called a native and try to ask him by signs when they realized that the native always said 'Kan Ghu Ru', they adopted the English word 'kangaroo'. Time after the linguists determinated the meaning (which was very clear) of what the native wanted to tell them: 'I don't get you' (I don't understand)

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 35yrs • M •
A CTL of 1 means that Domz0r is a contributing member of Captain Cynic.
Speaking of Australia, when i was out there over Christmas, i learnt that;

- On the coat of arms for australia, it has the Kangaroo and the Emu on it, but onyl because they are the only two native animals to australia that cant walk backwards!

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"I am Domz0r....roar!!!!"
 31yrs • F •
A CTL of 1 means that Ana Rpo is a contributing member of Captain Cynic.
WOW!!!

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 31yrs • F •
A CTL of 1 means that Ana Rpo is a contributing member of Captain Cynic.
- Your nose and your ears never stop growing

- The Simpsons were thought in 15 minutes while Matt Groening was on a waiting room of an office.

- The most common name of the world is 'Mohammed'

- Victor Mars and his associate Mr. Merrie invented the candy M&M in 1941, calling their company the same way. The initials correspond to their last names: Mars and Merrie.

- Elvis Presley dyed his hair, his natural color was blonde

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 35yrs • M •
A CTL of 1 means that Domz0r is a contributing member of Captain Cynic.
Speaking of sweets/candy

Michael Faraday invented the first ever sweets/candy in the world by accident!

The Violet Femm

Hmmmm, sugar.

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 31yrs • F •
A CTL of 1 means that Ana Rpo is a contributing member of Captain Cynic.
- When the romans had to tell the truth in a trial, instead of swearing over the Bible as we do actually, they did it tightening their testicles with their right hand. This is where the word 'testify' comes from

- In the brain of an adult die everyday more than 100 thousand neurons that will never be reposed. In a drunkenness you can lose millions.

- Sylvester Stallone cleaned lion cages in a zoo of Bronx before being an actor.

- Whoopi Goldberg was a cadaver cosmetologist

- George Washington cultivated marijuana in his backyard

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 31yrs • F •
A CTL of 1 means that Ana Rpo is a contributing member of Captain Cynic.
- Eminem is left-handed

- Someday, the mathematician Karl F. Gauss was so concentratd on his work that when he was told that her wife was about to die, he anwered: 'Yes, yes, but ask her to wait a moment until I finish this'

- The romans clasificated the kisses in three tipes: The 'osculum', which you give in the cheek to your friends; the 'basium', in the lips; and the 'suavem', that's the kiss that you give to your lover / partner / boyfriend.

- Albert Einstein and Winston Churchill suffered dyslexia

- The weeks of the egipcian people had 10 days but our 7-day weeks come from the mesopotamical tradition

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"In the sea of ilutions and frustations that life is, some swim and some drown"
 31yrs • F •
A CTL of 1 means that Ana Rpo is a contributing member of Captain Cynic.
- A year is composed by 365 days, 5 hours, 48 minutes and 46 seconds

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 31yrs • F •
A CTL of 1 means that Ana Rpo is a contributing member of Captain Cynic.
- Napoleon had a terrible fear to cats

- Ernest Vincent Wright wrote "Gadsby", a 50.110 word novel without the letter E

- The bomb of Nagasaki was called "Fat Man" and Hiroshima's "Little Boy"

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 54yrs • F •
A CTL of 1 means that cowgirl is a contributing member of Captain Cynic.
OK Bob where do you come up with this stuff. It is amazing some of the things that you are letting everyone else know. Keep up the good work.

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"Life is like a box of chocolate you never know what you will get!"
 31yrs • F •
A CTL of 1 means that Ana Rpo is a contributing member of Captain Cynic.
Thank you

You know, it is very encouraging to see people like this and that I'm not wasting my time

This stuff comes from many places, but specially from the internet. When I don't have anything to do I look for this things and besides, one of those days I found a "Did you know that...?" mailing list, but it isn't as interesting as other things that I've found.

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 31yrs • F •
A CTL of 1 means that Ana Rpo is a contributing member of Captain Cynic.
- Half of the gifted kids fail in their studies

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 31yrs • F •
A CTL of 1 means that Ana Rpo is a contributing member of Captain Cynic.
I really want to know

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 31yrs • F •
A CTL of 1 means that Ana Rpo is a contributing member of Captain Cynic.
Oh my God, thank you




I was wondering, why does it says you're 2003 year old?

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 31yrs • F •
A CTL of 1 means that Ana Rpo is a contributing member of Captain Cynic.
- It was in the French revolution in 1790 that they decided to adopt the decimal metrical system to avoid the disorders when people refeared to measures. Before that there was not a measuring system.

- A moment is an english measure of time that lasts one and a half minutes.

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