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Word Power (deep links post)

When you stop and think about it, words are pretty darn important. They are symbols for our ideas which we code into a form that others can understand. With differences in language, culture, experiences, and education, it is a wonder … Continue reading

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Random facts 10

The average bed is home to over 6 billion dust mites. Whitby, Ontario has more donut stores per capita than any other place in the world. Ernest Vincent Wright wrote a novel with over 50,000 words, none of which containing … Continue reading

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Random Facts 9

Erosion at the base of Niagara Falls (USA) undermines the shale cliffs and as a result, the falls have receded approximately 7 miles over the last 10,000 years. The longest living cells in the body are brain cells which can … Continue reading

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Random Facts 8: the wonder of words

According to Illinois state law, it is illegal to speak English. The officially recognized language is “American.” Widow is the only female form in the English language that is shorter than its corresponding male term (widower). Victor Hugo’s Les Miserable … Continue reading

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Random Facts 6

The word “queue” is the only word in the English language that is still pronounced the same way when the last four letters are removed. Of all the words in the English language, the word ‘set’ has the most definitions! … Continue reading

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Random Facts 4

Did you know that the moon is moving away from Earth? Barbie’s full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts. People spend about two weeks of their lives at traffic lights! Fewer than half of the 16,200 major league baseball players have … Continue reading

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Random Facts 3

Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes. A fresh egg sinks in water; a stale one won’t. One in ten people live on an island. The first owner of the Marlboro Company died of lung cancer. Pearls melt in … Continue reading

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Random Facts 2

A group of unicorns is called a blessing. Twelve or more cows are known as a “flink.” A group of frogs is called an army. A group of rhinos is called a crash. A group of kangaroos is called a … Continue reading

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Rob's Random Thoughts

How important does a person have to be before they are considered assassinated instead of just murdered? Why do you have to “put your two cents in”.. but it’s only a “penny for your thoughts”? Where’s that extra penny going … Continue reading

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Rob’s Random Thoughts

How important does a person have to be before they are considered assassinated instead of just murdered? Why do you have to “put your two cents in”.. but it’s only a “penny for your thoughts”? Where’s that extra penny going … Continue reading

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