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...
November, 1781 the Captain decided that the crew should throw over board 142 slaves as they were short of drinking water.
It was an early insurance scam, Slave ships were not insured for slaves dying of thirst, illness or death on board, drowning was covered.
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...
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...
MEN VS. WOMEN
(a compiled edition from various sources)
Women have many faults
Men only have 2
Everything they say
And everything they do
First, a man does not call a relationship a relationship - he refers to
it as "that time when me and Suzie were...
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
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...
(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...
Merry Monday was held on Monday between 3rd February to 9th March a one off annual event of merriment and f*cking with the neighbours and village people.
The British loved it so much the Government stopped it.
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...
In October 1947, President Harry Truman makes the first-ever televised presidential address from the White House, asking Americans to cut back on their use of grain in order to help starving Europeans.
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.
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
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...
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.
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.