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Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by Mr. Lumbergh, Aug 18, 2017.

  1. jaybones

    jaybones Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    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.
     
  2. thomquietwolf

    thomquietwolf Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Dec 2, 2010
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    Wha
    Whatsa
    Dry tortuga
     
  3. jaybones

    jaybones Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    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.
     
  4. knh555

    knh555 Senior Stratmaster

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    Dec 6, 2016
    Massachusetts
  5. jaybones

    jaybones Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    And tortuga is Spanish for tortoise, probably misnamed by Spanish sailors mistaking sea turtles for tortoises.
     
  6. knh555

    knh555 Senior Stratmaster

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    Even though he died before today? Time travel?
     
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  7. knh555

    knh555 Senior Stratmaster

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    Dec 6, 2016
    Massachusetts
    Duffs makes the best wings. There’s no two ways about it. The best.
     
  8. Mr. Lumbergh

    Mr. Lumbergh needs you to go ahead and come in on Sunday, too. Strat-Talk Supporter

    Jan 10, 2014
    Initech, Inc.
    Better than Native New Yorker? Are you sure?
     
  9. Wrighty

    Wrighty Senior Stratmaster

    Mar 7, 2013
    Harlow, Essex, UK
    So, mock turtle soup is made out of tortoises?
     
  10. Wrighty

    Wrighty Senior Stratmaster

    Mar 7, 2013
    Harlow, Essex, UK
    No one makes wings, they grow on chickens.
     
  11. circles

    circles Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    111,111,111 × 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

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  12. jaybones

    jaybones Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    No, its made from mock turtles.
     
  13. jaybones

    jaybones Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    This date, should have said this date...
     
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  14. Dumpster Chicken

    Dumpster Chicken Strat-Talk Member

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    Nov 21, 2016
    Az
    What about Beiruit?
     
  15. Nadnitram

    Nadnitram Senior Stratmaster

    Jul 18, 2017
    The Heartland
    He hit 714 homeruns.

    (Lord, I apologize ...)
     
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  16. Nadnitram

    Nadnitram Senior Stratmaster

    Jul 18, 2017
    The Heartland
    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?
     
  17. circles

    circles Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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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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  18. knh555

    knh555 Senior Stratmaster

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    Dec 6, 2016
    Massachusetts
    Absolutely. No doubt is even possible.
     
  19. circles

    circles Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    "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.
     
  20. Alan Crossley

    Alan Crossley Strat-Talker

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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