Some odd facts....

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  1. Gucci

    Gucci Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Off topic...Some of these are make you go mmm, others make you go ahhh. I thought they were interested anyway!

    - The Queen no longer sends telegrams to those turning 100
    - Aircraft oxygen systems have just about 12 minutes worth of reserves
    - That third brake light, the one in the rear window, is called a chimsil
    - When the police fire a baton round, they aim for the belt
    - Radio adverts can be banned for being too quick
    - While everything else is getting more expensive, broccoli is getting cheaper
    - A 1,999ft peak is a hill but a 2,000ft one is a mountain
    - Pet dogs can catch human yawns
    - Being single in middle age can increase your risk of dementia
    - Sir Clive Sinclair doesn't use the internet
    - Nelson Mandela was still on the US terror watch list until this week.
    - Dogs can lawfully mess on roads with a speed limit of 40mph or above
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    Talking of which;
    Whilst out on my bike earlier and seeing a dog fouling in someones garden it made me think, how many owners allow the dog to foul in their own garden, as opposed to taking it to someone else's.?

    Nice topic, hey.?:D
     
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    Nice list! Altho, technically, Mandela was removed from the terror list in July 08 :eek: :)
     
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    Ahhh, thanks...yes...that would be me ignoring the chronological integrity of my copy and pasting :eek:
     
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    You only need enough to expedite a controlled descent (in journalistic terms 'plummet') to an altitude where they're not needed.
     
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