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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 08-28-2005, 09:11 PM Thread Starter
 
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Can you guess

which of the following are true and which are false?

1. Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the
morning.
2. Alfred Hitchcock didn't have a belly button.
3. A pack-a-day smoker will lose approximately 2 teeth every 10 years.
4. People do not get sick from cold weather; it's from being indoors a
lot more.
5. When you sneeze, all bodily functions stop, even your heart!
6. Only 7 per cent of the population are lefties.
7. Forty people are sent to the hospital for dog bites every minute.
8. Babies are born without kneecaps. They don't appear until they are
2-6 years old.
9. The average person over 50 will have spent 5 years waiting in lines.
10. The toothbrush was invented in 1498.
11. The average housefly lives for one month.
12. 40,000 Americans are injured by toilets each year.
13. A coat hanger is 44 inches long when straightened.
14. The average computer user blinks 7 times a minute.
15. Your feet are bigger in the afternoon than any other time of day.
16. Most of us have eaten a spider in our sleep.
17. The REAL reason ostriches stick their head in the sand is to search
for water.
18. The only two animals that can see behind themselves without turning
their heads are the rabbit and the parrot.
19. John Travolta turned down the starring roles in "An Officer and a
Gentleman" and "Tootsie."
20. Michael Jackson owns the rights to the South Carolina State anthem.
21. In most television commercials advertising milk, a mixture of white
paint and a little thinner is used in place of the milk.
22. Prince Charles and Prince William NEVER travel on the same
airplane, just in case there is a crash.
23. The first Harley Davidson motorcycle built in 1903 used a tomato
can for a carburetor.
24. Most hospitals make money by selling the umbilical cords cut from
women who give birth. They are used in vein transplant surgery.
25. Humphrey Bogart was related to Princess Diana. They were 7th
cousins.
26. If coloring weren't added to Coca-Cola, it would be green.


Got it figured out?????????




They are all true.... Now go back and think about #16...
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post #2 of 12 (permalink) Old 08-28-2005, 11:59 PM
 
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They are all true.... Now go back and think about #16...
I forget what number exactly, but the average American eats 9 to 14 a year while sleeping, and an array of other bugs.
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which of the following are true and which are false?

1. Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the
morning.
Now we must examine the difference between efficiency and effectiveness
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I forget what number exactly, but the average American eats 9 to 14 a year while sleeping, and an array of other bugs.
Yummy, and good for you
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Yummy, and good for you
And it fits flawlessly into the low-carb diet.
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What, is my mouth a watering hole for spiders?
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What, is my mouth a watering hole for spiders?
I think more like a piss pot.....
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I think more like a piss pot.....
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Hmm I wonder if all of those really are true. Anyone done a snopes check?
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23. The first Harley Davidson motorcycle built in 1903 used a tomato
can for a carburetor.
Now they use a Budweiser can.

Take THAT, Harley owners!
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