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Life is Full of Questions. Idiots are Full of Answers.

 

Nagging thoughts of the day:

If an ambulance hits you on the way to an emergency, does it stop to render aid or drive on to the first emergency?

If I had a nickel for every time I said ‘If I had a nickel,’ I’d say ‘If I had a nickel’ more.

How can something be ‘New and Improved?’ If it’s new, what is it improving on?

And now, this…

Factslap, bitches:

  • The tiger is the largest wild cat in the world, weighting up to 720 pounds (363 kg), and stretching 6 feet (2 meters) long.
  • Otters have a pouch in their fur to store their favorite rocks.
  • Before fridges were invented, Russians and Finns kept their milk fresh by putting live frogs in it.
  • During mating season, mouse lemur testes swell to be bigger than their brains.

    Grey mouse lemur (Microcebus murinus) on branch in spiny forest at night, Madagascar

  • During the siege of Paris in 1870, all the city’s animals were eaten, including rats, mice, dogs, cats, donkeys, wolves and even an elephant.

    Paris- St. Cloud – zerstoerte Wohn- und Geschaeftshaueser.
    Foto: 1871.

  • Milkshakes originally included alcohol.
  • Hamsters can store half their own weight in food in their cheeks.
  • Suring the Panic of 1893, JP Morgan used $60 million in bonds to bail out the United States government.

 

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