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21 Nov 2019, 7:20 pm

Google owns many domains to cover mistypes such as: Gooogle, Gogle, Googel, and even 466453.


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21 Nov 2019, 11:03 pm

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Windex kills ants

Poor ants.

Do you like ants?


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21 Nov 2019, 11:15 pm

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Lara Croft from Tomb Raider was originally going to be called Laura, but the British designers of the game thought Americans were stupid and would not pronounce the name Laura properly, so they changed it to Lara.

Many Americans mispronounce Lara's name as Laura, however, so maybe...

This is funny, sadly this is true,cuz my name is Lara & people can call me Laura, it sounds like they are too lazy to say my name right. So I been a Laura for decades 8O :roll: :roll: :cry: :cry: :cry:


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22 Nov 2019, 5:46 pm

In Old Norse, "Viking" denoted not a nationality, but occupation:
a Viking was anyone who took part in an overseas expedition.


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25 Nov 2019, 3:03 pm

Foreign Accent Syndrome is a rare psychological disorder in which its sufferers suddenly develop a foreign accent.


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26 Nov 2019, 12:17 pm

This was yesterday, but I learned that the phrase "stir crazy" was originally used to describe people in prison, and that "stir" was once a name for prison.

All these years when I've said or heard the phrase stir crazy, I had thought the stir part meant to move around in a restless or anxious fashion, kind of like the Night Before Christmas poem that goes "Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse". :)



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27 Nov 2019, 4:01 pm

72% of Spain speaks Spanish. The rest speaks Catalan, Galician, Basque and others.


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28 Nov 2019, 3:16 am

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This was yesterday, but I learned that the phrase "stir crazy" was originally used to describe people in prison, and that "stir" was once a name for prison.

All these years when I've said or heard the phrase stir crazy, I had thought the stir part meant to move around in a restless or anxious fashion, kind of like the Night Before Christmas poem that goes "Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse". :)

I always thought it meant that, too!



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28 Nov 2019, 11:05 pm

I really get more pain at night.


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29 Nov 2019, 3:56 am

Today I finally finally found an excellent shower tray and am very happy about it. Try to look for the best shower pan here https://



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29 Nov 2019, 6:39 am

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Today I finally finally found an excellent shower tray and am very happy about it. Try to look for the best shower pan here https:/

excellent information



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01 Dec 2019, 5:00 pm

New Zealand's two main islands (the North Island and the South Island) had no official names until 2009.


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03 Dec 2019, 12:43 am

If you google the word "idiot", you will see many images of Donald Trump.



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03 Dec 2019, 6:45 pm

When electricity was installed in the White House, President Benjamin Harrison and his wife, Caroline, were scared to use the light switches for fear of getting shocked.


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