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    Grover Cleveland was the only president to get married while in office.
     
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    So are you saying that baby dolphins are drinking chocolate milk?
     
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    Well, since its the ocean, probably salty chocolate...
     
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    Got knocked out a couple dozen times
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    When I wrestled (3rd grade - junior year HS) I got taken down so hard at practise (suplex) that when the back of my head hit the mat I lost vision for a few minutes.

    Came back and I was fine. Just another concussion.
     
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    A Copperhead bit me on the right foot in my own backyard a little over a year ago.

    Yes it hurt
     
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    More bombs were dropped during the Viet Nam war on Viet Nam, Cambodia and Laos than on Germany in WWII.

    On a happier note, cranberries were originally called crane berries.
     
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    When Porsche launched a new 6 cylinder sports car to replace the 356 they originally called it a 901.

    But Puegot had already trademarked 3 digit model numbers with zero in the middle. Didn't matter they didn't have a car with that name, they owned it.

    So Porsche changed the name to 911.

    And the car was not well recieved by "purists" who wanted the smaller less powerful 356 engine, a 1600 flat four.

    In an effort to appease the faithful they built some of the new car with the older engine. And called them 912.

    I helped a guy restore one, and it had some interesting features. If you left the parking lights on, only the left side would be lit.

    So snow plows wouldn't hit you.

    And you could set the analog clock in the dash so the gas heater would run for a cycle (even when car was running if you turned it on, by twisting a knob in the dash, it had a clock sping inside and would tick down like an egg timer) making the car toasty warm when you started it.

    The engine would still be cold but you wouldn't have to wait for the exhaust to warm the heat exchangers (air to air, not the most efficient system, and after a while the pressed metal joints and fittings would loosen or rust allowing what warm air there was to escape).
     
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    The length of the outstretched arms equals the height of the person.

    The distance from the top of the ear to the bottom of the lobe equals the distance between the pupils, and also equals the distance from the arch of the eyebrow to the hairline.

    The distance from the bridge of the nose to the tip equals the distance between the corners of the mouth.

    Twice the distance around the wrist equals the distance around the neck.

    Twice the distance around the neck equals the distance around the waist.

    Six palms make one cubit, and four cubits equals the height of the person.

    The penis begins at the center of the man.

    The distance from the bottom of the chin to the top of the head equals one-eighth of the height of the person.

    The length of the foot equals one-sixth of the height of the person.

    The distance from the wrist to the tip of the middle finger equals one-tenth of the height of the person.
     
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    Sweet....I am hung like horse then! :D
     
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    Effa Manley is the only woman in the baseball hall of fame.
     
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    Tip to tip my arm span measures 72", but I'm 5'9".

    My brother and I growing up were the same heights on our various birthdays (as marked on a door jamb), until I started wrestling.

    Then I fell behind. He's 6' tall and arm span is 72".

    Both of us wear the same shoe size, 11 - 11 1/2, they look like gunboats on me (especially if I'm wearing Chucks) so I'm convinced when I started lifting and cutting weight I robbed myself of a few inches.

    All the way to the center? Mine sometimes goes all the way to my brain...
     
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    From the 1920's to the 1950's stop signs were yellow with black letters.

    In 1954 the red octagon with white letters became standard, to better match the traffic lights and differentiate it from caution signs.

    And the traffic light was invented and first used in Cleveland, Ohio.
     
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    On this date in 1973 19 year old heiress Patty Hearst was kidnapped by the SLA.
     
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    The majority of the threads posted here on ST die a quick and painful death...fortunately, most of those threads are mine!:D
     
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    Also on this date in 2002 Facebook was launched in a Harvard dorm room.

    Eventually making Mark Zuckerburg one of the richest hoodie wearing kids in the world.
     
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    The first draft of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men was eaten by Steinbeck's dog in 1936.
     
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    Brandy was invented by an English wine importer who wanted to make instant wine.

    After the casks were transported across the channel he would have added water and bottled it.
     
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    "Brandy" was invented by and American songwriter named Elliot Lurie and recorded by Lurie with his band, Looking Glass.
     
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