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FartingGnome

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If Shirley Temple Black had married Tyrone Power she'd be Shirley Black Power.

(c) Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In.
 

FartingGnome

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If you stretched the DNA in one cell all the way out, it would be about 2m long and all the DNA in all your cells put together would be about twice the diameter of the Solar System.

A cell nucleus is about 6 microns in diameter, so that 2m is coiled into a sphere 6 microns across.
 

Borobarmy

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There is a town in Canada called Dildo . ( check out google earth )

Most toilets flush in E Flat

The word “radar” is an acronym. An acronym is a word formed from other words’ initials. Radar actually stands for “radio detection and ranging.” This technology was developed in the 1930s, though the word “radar” wasn’t invented until 1942.
 
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