Sunday Family Humour 10th May

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HOW SMART IS YOUR RIGHT FOOT?
This is hysterical. You have to try this. It is absolutely true. I
 guess there are some things that the brain cannot handle.
 
 HOW SMART IS YOUR RIGHT FOOT?
You have to try this please, it takes 2 seconds. I could not believe
 this!!!  It is from an orthopaedic surgeon............ This will
 boggle your mind and you will keep you trying over and over again to
 see if you can outsmart your foot, but, you can't.  It's
 pre-programmed in your brain!
 
 1. Without anyone watching you (they will think you are GOOFY.......)
 and while sitting at your desk in front of your computer, lift your
 right foot off the floor and make clockwise circles.


Chinglish! Hilarious examples of signs lost in translation With so many English-speaking tourists and businessmen now travelling to China, the Chinese are having to translate their signs to help visitors. Sometimes, though, the message gets lost, and the results can be amusing, and often utterly baffling. Now a new book has collected pictures of some of the best examples and here we present a selection...
Scroll down for more...
chinese sign 1
chinese sign 2
chinese sign 3
chinese sign 4
chinese sign 5
chinese sign 6


Absolutely Fantastic slide show


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   VERY  INTERESTING STUFF
    
    In the 1400's a law was set forth in England that a man was allowed to beat his wife with a stick no thicker than his thumb.
Hence we have 'the rule of thumb'
    
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   Many years ago in Scotland, a new game was invented. It was ruled 'Gentlemen Only...Ladies Forbidden'.. .and thus, the word GOLF entered into the English language.
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   The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time TV was Fred and Wilma Flintstone.
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   Every day more money
    is printed for Monopoly than the U.S. Treasury.
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   Men can read smaller print than women can;
women can hear better.
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   Coca-Cola was originally green.
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    It is impossible to lick your elbow.
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   The State with the highest percentage of people who walk to work:
    
   Alaska
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   The percentage of
    Africa that is wilderness: 28% (now get this...)
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   The percentage of North America that is wilderness: 38%
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      The cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of eleven:
   
   $ 16,400
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   The average number
    of people airborne over the U.S. in any given hour:
   
   61,000
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           Intelligent people
    have more zinc and copper in their hair..
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      The first novel ever written on a typewriter
 Tom Sawyer.
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      The San Francisco    
    Cable cars are the only mobile National Monuments.
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      Each king in a deck
    of playing cards represents a great king from history:
       
   Spades - King David
   
   Hearts - Charlemagne
      
   Clubs -Alexander, the Great
   
   Diamonds - Julius Caesar
   
   --------- --------- --------- ----
   
   111,111,111 x
    111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987, 654,321
    
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       If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle. If the horse has one front leg in the air, the person died because of wounds received in battle.
    If the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes
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      Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence  on July 4, John Hancock  and Charles Thomson. Most of the rest signed on August 2, but the last signature wasn't added until 5 years later.
       --------- --------- --------- ----
       
   Q. Half of all Americans live within 50 miles of what?
    
           A. Their birthplace
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   Q. Most boat owners  name their boats. What is the most popular boat name   requested?
   A. Obsession
    
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   Q.. If you were to spell out numbers, how far would you have to go until you  would find the letter 'A'?
   A. One thousand
    
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   Q. What do bulletproof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers and laser printers have in common?
    
   A. All were invented by women.
    
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   Q. What is the only
    food that doesn't spoil?
      
   A. Honey
    
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       Q. Which day are there more collect calls than any other day of the year?
   
           A. Father's Day
    
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  In Shakespeare's time, mattresses were secured on bed frames by ropes.
    When you pulled on the ropes, the mattress tightened, making the bed firmer to sleep on. Hence the phrase...'Goodnight , sleep tight'
  
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      It was the accepted practice in Babylon 4,000 years ago that for a month after the wedding, the bride's father would supply his son-in-law with all the mead he could drink. Mead is a honey beer and because their calendar was lunar based, this period was called the honey month, which we know today as the honeymoon.
          --------- --------- --------- ----
   
   In English pubs, ale is ordered by pints and quarts... So in old England , when customers got unruly, the bartender would yell at them 'Mind your pints and quarts, and settle down.'
  
    
   It's where we get the phrase 'mind your P's and Q's'
    
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   Many years ago in England, pub frequenters had a whistle baked into the rim, or handle, of their ceramic cups. When they needed a refill , they used the whistle to get some service. 'Wet your whistle' is the phrase inspired by this practice.
  
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      At least 75% of people who read this will try to lick their elbow!
    
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        Don't delete this just because it looks weird. Believe it or not, you can read it.
    
    
   I cdnuolt blveiee
    taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was rdanieg. The
    phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid Aoccdrnig to rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoatnt tihng is taht the first and last ltteer be in the rghit pclae. The rset can be a
    taotl mses and you can still raed it wouthit a porbelm. This
    is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by
    istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe. Amzanig huh?
  
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