BG's Believe it or Not!

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    BlackGun
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    1. Mosquito repellents don't repel. They hide you. The spray blocks the
    mosquito's sensors so they don't know you're there..

    2. Dentists have recommended that a toothbrush be kept at least 6 feet
    away from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the
    flush.

    3. The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as substitute for blood
    plasma.

    4. No piece of paper can be folded in half more than 7 times..

    5. Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes.

    6. You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television.

    7. Oak trees do not produce acorns until they are fifty years of age or
    older.

    8. The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley's gum.

    9.. The king of hearts is the only king without a mustache.

    10. A Boeing 747's wingspan is longer than the Wright brother's first
    flight.

    11. American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating 1 olive
    from each salad served in first-class.

    12. Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.

    13. Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the
    morning.

    14. The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets.

    15. Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin. YUCK!!!!

    16. The first owner of the Marlboro Company died of lung cancer.

    17. Barbie's full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.

    18. Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than all of the
    Nike factory workers in Malaysia combined.

    19. Marilyn Monroe had six toes.

    20. All US Presidents have worn glasses. Some just didn't like being
    seen wearing them in public.

    21. Walt Disney was afraid of mice.

    22. Pearls melt in vinegar.

    23. Thirty-five percent of the people who use personal ads for dating
    are already married.

    24. The three most valuable brand names on earth: Marlboro, Coca Cola,
    and Budweiser, in that order.

    25. It is possible to lead a cow upstairs...but not downstairs.

    26. A duck's quack doesn't echo and no one knows why.

    27. The reason firehouses have circular stairways is from the days when
    the engines were pulled by horses. The horses were stabled on the
    ground floor and figured out how to walk up straight staircases.

    28. Richard Millhouse Nixon was the first US president whose name
    contains all the letters from the word "criminal." The second?
    William Jefferson Clinton.

    And.....

    29. Turtles can breathe through their butts.





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    BlackGUN

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    I believe........
    Sure didn't know turtles smoked tho....??
    Learn sumthin everyday
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    tuckerd1
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    Marilyn Monroe's mom and dad were probably cousins or closer.
    "They that can give up essential Liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither Liberty nor safety." (...Benjamin Franklin, 1759)

    omega252
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    What happened to Marilyn Monroe's other 4 toes?
    Omega

    ibtrukn
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    There be a whole herd a turtles at brand X