The Totally Useless Infomation Thread...

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  1. Post all your useless information in here...[​IMG]
     
  2. In ancient Rome, when a man testified in court he would swear on his testicles.

    (actual fact lol)
     
  3. your foot is as big a the space between your wrist and your elbow!!![​IMG]
     
  4. when you come off shore put ice cubes in your pissed oppos hand while he sleeps....2-1 he will swamp his pit . :rendeer: :rendeer:
     
  5. Curtis Sliwa formed the Guardian Angels for the New York underground .
     

  6. Sounds like a load of bollocks to me!x
     
  7. sgtpepperband

    sgtpepperband War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    Paper money is not made from wood pulp but from cotton. This means that it will not disintegrate as fast if it is put in the laundry.
     
  8. sgtpepperband

    sgtpepperband War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    A frog can't empty its stomach by vomitting. To empty its stomach contents, a frog throws up it's stomach first, so the stomach is dangling out of it's mouth. Then the frog uses its forearms to dig out all of the stomach's contents and then swallows the stomach back down again.
     




  9. that just gross!!!![​IMG]
     
  10. sgtpepperband

    sgtpepperband War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    Nope, you're wrong. A 'gross' is equal to a dozen dozen, i.e. 12 × 12 = 144.

    It can be used in duodecimal counting.

    The term is often used in commercial contexts implying a quantity of 144 items. A count of 1728 or a dozen gross equals a great gross. Though a gross is often said to mean simply "144", it is subject to the usage rules for a unit, as opposed to those for numbers:

    a. it is always preceded by an article or a number;
    b. when the preceding word is a number, it often implies multiplication rather than combining that number of separate counts, e.g. "two gross" can refer equally to a single container into which 288 items were counted, or to a pair of containers into each of which 144 were counted;
    c. normally (i.e., save for in situations justifying extreme brevity), specifying the kind of objects being counted may not be done by positioning the kind directly following "gross", but requires that the word "of" intervene, e.g. "288 apples", but "two gross of apples".

    Its common abbreviations are either "gr" or "gro".

    :thumright:
     
  11. Sorry for poking my nose in BH, but that up there was without doubt THE most BORING post i've ever seen.
    Anywhere.
    :thumright:
     
  12. Only just over 60% of land is registered with the Land Registry.
     
  13. Water boils at a higher temperature when under pressure......
     
  14. (One for you Rosie)

    A cat's jaw cannot move sideways.
     
  15. The giant red star Betelgeuse has a diameter larger than that of the Earth's orbit around the sun.


    (Anyone want a link to one of those boring websites that you can't stop reading :rambo: )
     
  16. The continents names all end with the same letter with which they start.
    Women blink nearly twice as much as men
     
  17. All of the clocks in the film "Pulp Fiction" are stuck on 4:20.
     
  18. you're looking at the same linky thing as me!!!!!!!!!!!![​IMG]
     
  19. North America????
    South America????
    Oceana?????
     
  20. sgtpepperband

    sgtpepperband War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    Incorrect: Antarctica, Europe, Africa, Australia and Asia do. But the Americas are two different continents, so North America (starts with 'N' ends in 'A') and South America (starts with 'S' ends in 'A') do not apply.
     

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