Did you know….?

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It’s true, I do.

Did you know…

Russian men who wore beards during the reign of Peter of the Great were required to pay a special tax?

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For his sake, I hope the rate was per beard and not per hair.

Did you know…

John Lennon’s first girlfriend was named Thelma Pickles?

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I feel like I should comment on that, but it would probably go south quickly so I’ll refrain.

Did you know…

Reindeer have glands between their toes? They leave scent trails for the herd to follow and, wait for it –

It smells like cheese.

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I don’t know about reindeer, but I’d follow the scent of cheese anywhere.

Did you know…

An ostrich’s eye is bigger than it’s brain?

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Sorry big guy, but yes. It’s true.

Did you know….

Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great historical king. Spades – King David. Clubs – Alexander the Great. Hearts – Charlemagne. Diamonds – Julius Caesar.

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Did you know…

According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the most difficult tongue twister is :

The sixth sick Sheik’s sixth sheep’s sick.

That didn’t look so hard, until I tried to say it a few times.

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16 thoughts on “Did you know….?”

  1. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the most difficult tongue twister is :
    The sixth sick Sheik’s sixth sheep’s sick.
    That didn’t look so hard, until I tried to say it a few times.

    Think I’ll need to belly up to your bar for a bit first….

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  2. Did you know that in Nov, 2007, a 33 year old Indian farm laborer named Selvakumar married a 4 year old female dog named Selvi? During the reception, the bride ran away without saying a word. Apparently it didn’t take long for the marriage to go to the dogs.

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  3. Ah shit. Just wait until Cuomo, Newsome and Pelosi catch up on their Russian history…then they will have a whole new round of taxes: Beard tax, mustache tax, pubic tax, eyebrow tax, lack of eyebrow tax, sideburn tax, nose hair tax, split end tax……

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  4. Ooh, I knew a couple of those. Fun. Also, I hate tongue twisters that have s’es???? *mind explodes trying to write the plural of the letter s* in it. Sorry about the brain matter dripping over everything. Messy! Mona

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