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    She'll be comin' around the mountain when she comes.
     
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    She'll be riding six white horses when she comes.
     
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    In 2006 William Shatner sold his kidney stone on eBay for $25,000 the proceeds going to Habitat For Humanity.
     
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    That's a really interesting sentence.
     
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    The Frisbee was originally named the Pluto Platter.
     
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    Along with Louisiana, which has parishes instead of counties, Alaska has borroughs.
     
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    On this day, in 1998 Frank Sinatra was buried in Los Angeles with a bottle of Jack Daniel's, a pack of cigarettes, Zippo lighter and ten dimes.

    I guess he wanted to be sure his first night in the afterlife would be a good one.
     
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    As per his wishes, Bob Marley was buried in Jamaica with the following five items: His Les Paul Guitar, A Soccer Ball, A Marijuana Bud, His ring given to him by the Prince Asfa Wossen of Ethiopia and a Bible.
     
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    Tim Conway was from Cleveland.

    He was a graduate of Chagrin Falls high school, and got his start on TV after legendary DJ (and man who first played "rock and roll") on the radio Allen Freed.
     
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    Praying mantises only have 1 ear located in the center of their bodies.
     
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    The General Lee, from the Dukes of Hazard TV show was originally suposed to be a Chevelle, but they were too expensive.

    The budget at the time for each car (paint and everything to get it in the show) was $1600.

    Each car that was jumped (one per episode) was destroyed. The production team was buying any 68 or 69 Charger, making it look like the General (sometimes swapping taillights and grille for whatever year it was suposed to be). The engine didn't matter, but they preferred the smaller engines over the big block (too much weight in the front end).

    And when it landed, and was totaled, they'd salvage what was left that was still usable- to use on later cars.

    Figures are sketchy but the best estimate was they went through about 320 carrs.
     
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    Speaking of Dukes, I met Catherine Bach.

    Karl Kasper's Kustom Auto Show was at Hara Arena circa 1980.

    I was about 8 or 9, and pestered my dad for weeks. He was a sports car guy, and I thought "Car show! C'mon dad, car show!"

    Finally wore him down and got a yes.

    Went there and he was not impressed- "Buncha big V8 hotrods..."

    We stood in line to meet her. She was there in her trademark cut off shorts, panty hose, high heels and a tied tight top.

    Got to meet her, she put her arm around me (felt side boob!), kissed my cheek and signed my program.

    Asked if I wanted a picture of her. I said SURE! She said "They're twenty bucks each."

    My dad said "Forget it!" He'd already paid for parking and the tickets- for somewhere he never wanted to go anyway.
     
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    Sad.
    OTOH, Larson and NBC did a good job of reducing the number of surviving '82 Fireturds :D
     
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    general-lee-cars-on-trailer.jpg

    There are more than 2000 species of starfish and not single one can survive in the freshwater.
     
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    My finger tip to finger tip measurement (wingspan) exceeds my height by 4 inches. Yeah, I'm a knuckle dragger.:p It must be the Cro-Magnon DNA.:D
     
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    Tim Conway was originally Tom Conway. When he got to Hollywood, SAG already had an actor named Tom Conway, so he became "Tim."

    Kinda like an actor named Michael Douglas who got to Hollywood and had to change his name to Michael Keaton.

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    Speaking of Dukes, I met Catherine Bach.

    Karl Kasper's Kustom Auto Show was at Hara Arena circa 1980.

    I was about 8 or 9, and pestered my dad for weeks. He was a sports car guy, and I thought "Car show! C'mon dad, car show!"

    Finally wore him down and got a yes.

    Went there and he was not impressed- "Buncha big V8 hotrods..."

    We stood in line to meet her. She was there in her trademark cut off shorts, panty hose, high heels and a tied tight top.

    Got to meet her, she put her arm around me (felt side boob!), kissed my cheek and signed my program.

    Asked if I wanted a picture of her. I said SURE! She said "They're twenty bucks each."

    My dad said "Forget it!" He'd already paid for parking and the tickets- for somewhere he never wanted to go anyway.
     
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    The actual term “grilled cheese” doesn't make an appearance in print until the 1960's. Before then it was all “melted cheese” or “toasted cheese” sandwiches. The most popular additions to a grilled cheese sandwich are bacon, ham and tomato.

    Knowing this, I acknowledge that 'melted cheese' or 'toasted cheese' both make slightly more sense as names. Have you ever actually grilled a grilled cheese?
     
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    The most popular USPS commemorative stamp is the Elvis Pressley one.

    They printed 500 million of them, and at least 121 million are in the hands of collectors.
     
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