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Randy Loyd

Meshoppen, PA

#428 Apr 12, 2013
Did you know that the now PC word "holiday" comes from the root words "holy day". Now I don't feel as bad saying Happy Holidays instead of Merry Christmas.

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#429 Apr 12, 2013
Did you know the Germans used the word deer meaning all wild animals?

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Orlando, FL

#430 Apr 12, 2013
Did you know that two hats were hung on a rack. One stayed put and the other went on ahead.....:-)

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#431 Apr 12, 2013
lol....to funny..:)

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#432 Apr 13, 2013
Did you know all the blinking in one day equates to having your eyes closed for 30 minutes

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#433 Apr 16, 2013
Did you know my heart and mind is with Boston today?

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#435 Apr 17, 2013
MissStress wrote:
Did you know Graham crackers were invented by Presbyterian minister Sylvester Graham in 1829?
Yes! They were to enfríe la lujuria.
Strange. This not post? To say again;
Did you know Graham crackers were invented by Presbyterian minister Sylvester Graham in 1829?
Yes! They were to enfríe la lujuria.

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#436 Apr 19, 2013
Did you know nobody has posted on this thread since Wednesday?

What's up with that?:)

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#437 Apr 20, 2013
Did you know... macadamia nuts are toxic dogs.

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#438 Apr 20, 2013
Did you know?...Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.

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#439 Apr 20, 2013
DC tells it like it is wrote:
Did you know?...Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.
no wonder I didn't see any HAPPY 115TH BIRTHDAY cards

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#440 Apr 21, 2013
Did you know?

Throughout history an estimated 200 million people were enslaved. For more than 1000 years, Arab traders transported small groups of African slaves; the first record dates to the 7th century.

The majority of African slaves were acquired through wars by African rulers. One famous trader, Madam Tinubu, grew from rags to riches from it. Another African trader who called himself Grandy King George once specified a payment of only “one lucking-glass, six foot long by six foot wide,” an armchair, a stool and a cane.

Not well known – and hardly spoken about – is that millions of Europeans were also traded as slaves. In the 17th and 18th centuries large numbers of poor whites were kidnapped on the streets of Europe and sold in the West Indies and elsewhere.

Slavery in early times is well documented in ancient scripts, such as the Bible. In modern times most countries in the world, including African countries, traded with slaves. Excluded were Russia and the Balkan countries but things have changed. The sad truth is that, unlike what you might have expected, the slave trade is very active today all over the world.

It is estimated that more than 20 million people are enslaved through debt bondage and human trafficking. Enslaving women and children into forced sex labor is the fastest growing criminal activity and is predicted to outgrow drug trafficking.

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#441 Apr 21, 2013
tallyho wrote:
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no wonder I didn't see any HAPPY 115TH BIRTHDAY cards
There you have it. No sweet 116 birthdays out there. Damn!

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#442 Apr 21, 2013
Did you know that the himmingbird is the only bird that can fly backward?

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#443 Apr 21, 2013
quilterqueen wrote:
Did you know that the himmingbird is the only bird that can fly backward?
Did you know a dead pheasant can still fly away? I have shot several that kept flying :)

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#444 Apr 21, 2013
Denny CranesPlace wrote:
Did you know that a group of Baboons is called a congress :) No kidding
And a group of men in Congress are called baboons(Sorry if it already been said).

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#445 Apr 21, 2013
quilterqueen wrote:
Did you know that the himmingbird is the only bird that can fly backward?
it is the only bird that can barrel roll and fly upside down

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#446 Apr 21, 2013
Denny CranesPlace wrote:
<quoted text>Did you know a dead pheasant can still fly away? I have shot several that kept flying :)
huuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuum a well trained militia huh

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#447 Apr 21, 2013
revilot2 wrote:
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And a group of men in Congress are called baboons(Sorry if it already been said).
isn't that backwards... seriously a group of baboons is called a congress ????????

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#448 Apr 21, 2013
A Congress of Baboons?
Come on now. Let’s at least be fair to the baboons. It’s not their fault some human decided a group of baboons should be called a "congress."

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