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  1. jaybones

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    When George W. Bush eulogized his father yesterday it was the first time a former president was eulogized by a former president who was also his son.

    When John Adams died his son didn't know until after the funeral.
     
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    Dry tortuga
     
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    Dry Tortugas are a few small islands west of Key West.

    In the early part of the 1800's a fort was built there to protect shipping in the Gulf of Mexico from pirates.

    It was subsequently used as a prison. During the Civil War many captured Confederate soldiers were sent there.

    It was also where Dr. Harry Mudd was imprisioned for setting John Wilkes Booth's broken leg suffered while jumping from the presidental box at Ford's Theater after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
     
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    And tortuga is Spanish for tortoise, probably misnamed by Spanish sailors mistaking sea turtles for tortoises.
     
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    Even though he died before today? Time travel?
     
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    Duffs makes the best wings. There’s no two ways about it. The best.
     
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    Better than Native New Yorker? Are you sure?
     
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    So, mock turtle soup is made out of tortoises?
     
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    No one makes wings, they grow on chickens.
     
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    111,111,111 × 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

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    No, its made from mock turtles.
     
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    This date, should have said this date...
     
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    What about Beiruit?
     
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    He hit 714 homeruns.

    (Lord, I apologize ...)
     
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    I was surfing the Internet when I found this piece of advice: "Don't believe everything you read on the Internet."

    Now what do I do?
     
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    The word hundred is derived from the word "hundrath", which actually means 120 and not 100. C?
     
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    Absolutely. No doubt is even possible.
     
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    "The Simpsons" was named the longest running prime-time animated series in 1997 after airing its 167th episode, surpassing "The Flintstones." In 2006, it surpassed "Scooby-Doo" as the longest running animated series at any hour.





    There are those who suspect the Flintstones and the Jetsons took place at the same time in a post apocalyptic setting, with the 'haves' living above the clouds (The Cloud Minders), and the nuked survivors below, with their mutated animals and primitive technologies.
     
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    The original tin man in the film Wizard of Oz died as a result of aluminium dust in his makeup. So I'm told
     
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