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We flew a B-29 over Hiroshima at the same time everyday for a month and dropped no ordinance. The Japanese were used to seeing it and did not run for cover, then BOOM!


--- Quote from: Melrose on Mar 06, 2007, 09:11 ---The last Confederate survivor of the War of Northern Oppression died on 3-16-1958.....

he was 112 years old!   :o

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Thanx Melrose, this is the kind of response I had hoped for, I had not intended to spark any debates. I had hoped for responses like;

Turkey Points cooling canals are a nesting ground for the American Crocodile.

Brett LaVigne:
The names of the three monkeys are Mizaru (see no evil), Kikazaru (hear no evil), and Iwazaru (speak no evil).

Isaac Asimov is the only author to have written a book in all 10 Dewey-decimal categories.

The first Sub
William Bourne, a British mathematician, drew plans for a submarine in 1578. But it was only in 1620 that Cornelius van Drebbel, a Dutch inventor, managed to build a submarine. He wrapped a wooden rowboat tightly in waterproofed leather and had air tubes with floats to the surface to provide oxygen. Of course, there were no engines yet, so the oars went through the hull at leather gaskets. He took the first trip with 12 oarsmen in the Thames River - staying submerged for 3 hours.

Five Jell-O flavors that flopped: celery, coffee, cola, apple, and chocolate.

There are coffee flavored PEZ.

Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.


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