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    In 1908 on the movie the Widow Jones there was

    a 20 second kiss by a couple and it provked howls of indgination. The Society for the Prevention of Crime later convinced the mayor of Chicago to revoke the liceence of 550 theatres untill they stop showing films on Sundays and stop showing immroal films. I wonder what people...
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    Getting An Education

    NOW THIS IS A REAL EDUCATION We need to learn something new every day... Just to keep the grey matter tuned up. Where did "**** Poor" come from? Interesting history. They used to use urine to tan animal skins, so families used to all pee in a pot. And then once it was full it...
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    The First Vaccine

    14TH MAY , 1796The first vaccine for SMALL POX big killer in the late 1700's Edward Jenner had heard a rumour that Milk Maids were immune as they had COW POX.Edward Jenner took pus from  Sarah Nelmes COWPOX blisters and successfully inoculated them into an eight year old boy...
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    ANGELA MERKEL -GERMAN CHANCELLOR Knowing

    that Angela Merkel is afraid of Dogs, Vladimir Putin of Russia took Black Labrador to the the meeting in 2007.He is a Thug, never trust Russia, the cold war is still simmering .
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    KING CHARLES of SWEDEN circa 1760King Charles

    of Sweden had a tattoo on his right wrist which read:This wrist wanks better.He was convinced that women did not fully understand how to **** a male **** properly.
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    1. Your shoes are the first thing people

    subconsciously notice about you. Wear nice shoes.2. If you sit for more than 11 hours a day, there's a 50% chance you'll die within the next 3 years3. There are at least 6 people in the world who look exactly like you. There's a 9% chance that you'll meet one of them in your...
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    Facts That Will Blow Your Mind 2

    ·         T he cow gives nearly 200000 glass of milk in her lifetime. ·         There are already over 25 million dead people on Facebook. ·         Too much stress can literally cause your brain to freeze & shut down temporarily...
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    World Conker Championships

    Venue= Ashton near OUNDLE, Northamptonshire since 1965. 500 compete each year. Britain has won every year with the exception of 1998 when Helmut Kern of Germany won the title.
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    SIGMUNDE FREUD. He made his name writing his

    first research paper on the sex lives of Eels it was a huge success with people that are interested in fish. His second research project based on the Eel research was the sex life's of Bank Workers in the 1960's in Britain.
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    Facts That Will Blow Your Mind 4

    If the whole world smoked a joint at the same time. There would be world peace for at least two hours. Followed by a global food shortage. The word "nice" originally meant foolish and stupid. Erotomania is a common type of delusion disorder in which a person believes that...
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    AIR CONDITIONING IN BRITAIN.

    The first ever air conditioning installed was in the House of Commons in London, they always had a problem with hot air.
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    TITANIC THE MOVIE. The pumping station of

    Thames Water in Cricklewood London was used as the the location for the engine room in the Movie Titanic.
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    A Little Known Fact ...

    The first testicular guard "cup" was used in hockey in 1874 and the first helmet was used in 1974.  See http://answerit.24.com/Question/Question.aspx?QuestionID=34185     That...
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    a brazilian jewl thief has his little finger

    surgucally modified so he could suck up gems through a whole in the tip by using an intervenous pump activated when he flexed his muscle. He was arrested in Bangkok in 1991
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    During the Great War 1914 to 1918,

    when the USA entered the war in 1917, many American's were pro German as German's were the biggest community in Baltimore, Pittsburgh, Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles and San Fransisco. But the US did help the UK, big time with soldiers.
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    CANNABIS Early Arabic texts refer to CANNABIS

    as the bush of understanding and the shrub of emotion.
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    NUMBER 13 An Eaton schoolboy named Baxter

    proved that mathematically the 13th of money is like to fall on a Friday in a scientific paper he published when he was 13 Friday is traditionally regarded as an unlucky day because its belied Jesus was crucified on a Friday and Adam & Eve ate from the tree of knowldge on a...
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    BREAKFAST at TIFFANY'S Holly Golightly from

    the movie was originally going to be called Connie Cunninglingus.
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    I've always been fascinated by the most

    interesting yet obscure facts. I love watching QI which comes up with some of the most bizarre and interesting facts and has be laughing my head off.
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    Facts That Will Blow Your Mind 7

    Whispering causes more damage to your vocal chords than speaking normally. Laughter increases the activity of antibodies in the body by 20%, helping destroy viruses and tumor cells.   The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.   Humans, bonobo monkeys, and...
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    PLUTO THE PLANET. On the planet Pluto

    as 12 stone person would weigh less than 12 pounds. I feel a new book coming on the Pluto Diet.
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    THE CATHOLIC BISHOP of Limburg Germany.

    Franz Peter Tebarz -van Elst has been removed by the Pope so that he can reflect on his conduct.Nothing funnier than religious speak.After about 2 months he will have a top job in the Vatican and live in a huge home with servants and willing Italian girls to look after all his...
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    Facts That Will Blow Your Mind 6

    The number of ***** that could be fit into an aspirin capsule would be enough to repopulate the earth to its present numbers. There is a company named "Heavens Above Fireworks" which can convert your ashes into a firework after you die. Bruce Lee was so fast that they...
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    Music Can Kill You

     scary but true
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    Glastonbury Music Festival.uk

    This 5 day event has been run since 1970 on a 900 acre site with a perimeter of 8.5 miles.Tents 430 per hectare.Market stalls 755Toilets on site 5,4871970 1,500 attended.1971 12,000 attended2013 135,000 will be attending all tickets sold out within 1 hr 40 mins of going on sale...
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    PARIS There were fewer

    than 50 restaurants in Paris before 1789 by 1814 there were more than 3,000 Eating out was getting popular in Europe.
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    Facts That Will Blow Your Mind.

        ·        Having sex in a tent can actually improve your sex life.   ·        Short women are more feminine than tall women b/c of high estrogen levels, causing men to biologically find them more attractive   ·        Sex can...
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    Here's One

     The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was originally written as a political satire. During the time it was written, there was a great debate about whether the value of the U.S. Dollar should be based on gold or silver.The basic thing being, the Yellow Brick Road (represent gold) leads to...
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    During WW2 the US employed Navajo indians to

    transmit codes in najavo language and the japanese never cracked the code
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    Facts That Will Blow Your Mind 5

    Eating chocolate was once considered a temptation of the devil. People tend to make faster real-life decisions when they play video games a lot more. Personality is important, but sexual attraction is very important. The muscles in our tongue, the tentacles of an octopus...
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    January 2014 The Church of Scotland is burst,

    they have a £5.7 million shortfall. No one attends, they are boring.
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    The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority

    filed a patent for a steam powered tea making machine
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    An Interesting Facts...

    (1) THE LONGEST CAR IS 100 FEET LONG (2) ROCK STARS ARE TWICE AS LIKELY TO DIE PREMATURELY (3) AN ALBATROSS CAN SLEEP  WHILST FLYING (4) SNAILS CAN PULL 200 TIMES THEIR OWN WEIGHT (5) PARIS HILTON TRADEMARKED THE SAYING " THAT'S HOT " (6) OLYMPIC SWIMMERS CAN CONSUME MORE THAN...
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    Facts That Will Blow Your Mind 3

     P eople with the biggest smiles live the longest. There are 336 dimples on a golf ball. A new baby usually deprives each of it's parents around 350-400 hours of sleep in the first year. That is one entire nights sleep per week, per parent. Did you know only female...
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    Shotgun

    The term "riding shotgun" came from the fact that stage coach drivers would have someone ride on the passenger side with a shotgun to fend off robbers
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    KEW GARDEN'S LONDON.Plants grow faster

    if they are talking too in a Geordie Accent, growth is stunted by Brummie Accent.The RHS spend a lot of money on this research and it involved many hours of talking to plants and shrubs.
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    NOKIA SWEDEN.Nokia made Gas Masks

    for the World but demand was dwindling hugely.They changed to making Mobile Phones in the mid 1980's.A good move.
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    CANNABIS as a CURE. Up to 1850 CANNABIS was

    used in the USA to treat Tetanus, Typhus, Cholera, Rabies, Dysentery, Anthrax, Leprosy, Tonsillitis, and insanity. It did not work and never cured any of these ailments but the patients liked it.
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    KNIGHTS TEMPLAR GREAT BRITAIN.

    The Knights Templar's Great Britain's most important rule was to avoid kissing a women lest you get a hard on.It was OK to kiss your Wife in private, in bed prior to mounting her.
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    THE WORLDS BIGGEST JIGSAW.

    It has 552,232 pieces nd a women has been trying for a few years to complete this jigsaw, it is huge.She started in 1976 and is still not complete.Mrs. Lack ****** will be leaving the un- complete jigsaw to her Granddaughter, we only have 1.700 bits to complete.
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    HARRIS TWEED. Harris Tweed is not made on

    the Isle of Harris, it's made on the Isle of Lewis.
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    Woody Allen Speaks

    Woody Allen Speaks ------------------ Eternal nothingness is fine if you happen to be dressed for it Sex without love is an empty experience, but, as empty experiences go, it's one of the best There are two types of people in this world, good and bad. The good sleep better...
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    Mageiricophobia

    Mageiricophobia is the intense fear of having to cook.
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    Confabulation Confabulation is most often

    thought of as informal discussions or conversations. However, a less well known meaning refers to the process of creating fictional scenarios when personal memories of a topic are insufficient, damaged, or completely absent. This process has been observed in people with brain...
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    Montgomery Bus Boycott

    The 1955-56 Montgomery Bus Boycott, a protest against segregated public facilities in Alabama, was led by Martin Luther King Jr. and lasted for 381 days.
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    A survey done by the AA in 1991 to the things

    most stolen from British hotels included An entire crop of onions taken from the hotel garden in Jersey A dance floor carpet measuring 20ft x 12ft from a hotel in Exeter 19 rolls of turf A moose had A full size stuffed bear pictures heardryers kettles
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    GREAT WAR 1914-1918 The snow was deadly in the

    Dolomites. Avalanches killed 10,000 Austrian and Italian troops, it was known as white Friday. It was the 13th December, 1916
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    GREAT WAR 1914-1918-GERMAN GAS WARFARE.

    Mustard gas was a terrible killer, it killed thousands on the battlefield bu was later used as the early basis of Chemotherapy treatment, as it had an ablity to stop blood production and had similar affect on cancer growths.
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    GERMANY NAZI UNIFORMS 1934 TO 1945 German

    Nazi uniforms were designed by Hugo Boss. A Tailor for the well dressed man.
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    SILENT NIGHT BED MAKERS-UKThis company employ

    two bed testers a married couple in there late 20's.They make love twice a month in various SILENT NIGHT BEDS and get paid a fee.
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    NAKED ACTRESS-FIRST IN BRITAIN.

    The first ever actress to appear naked in a film in the UK was called Louise Willy and she had very large breasts and very big ***** lips.
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    PUB MUSIC Turning up the music in a pub/bar

    by 22% makes people drink 26% faster.
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    GREAT BRITAIN-HISTORY.

    The first £ note entered circulation in August 1914 and was nicknamed a Bradbury, after Sir John Bradbury permanent secretary to the UK treasury.
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