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  1. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

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    A group of ravens is called an unkindness.
     
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    Bengal B Founding Member

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    A turtle walks into a bar one morning and says I'll have a beer. The bartender says, "Sorry, it's closing time.
     
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    that should be in the joke thread
     
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    The Turritopsis nutricula, a tiny 5 mm long jellyfish, can transfer its cells to their earliest forms and thus can become immortal.
     
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    In 1917, the Vatican issued a Code of Canon Law that declared any newly discovered territory was placed under the jurisdiction of the diocese from where the expedition that discovered the territory began. Citing that canon, in 1969 the Bishop of the Diocese of Orlando, whose jurisdiction included Cape Canaveral, declared himself Bishop of The Moon.
     
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    Technically we didn't discover the moon. We have always known it was there.
     
  7. GiantDuckFan

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    unlike uranus
     
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    mctiger closet claustrophic Staff Member

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    Most people know the 4 presidents on Mount Rushmore, but how many know what they represent? Washington represents the country's foundation, Jefferson represents the country's philosophy, Lincoln represents union, and Roosevelt represents expansion.
     
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    Termites are the only insect who have a king as well as a queen.
     
  10. KyleK

    KyleK Who, me? Staff Member

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    like your anus
     
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