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factorama! [May. 31st, 2005|05:03 pm]
8 or so bees in my bonnet
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of all the words in the english language, the word 'set' has the most definitions. 464.

honey is the only 'wet' food that does not spoil.
honey found in the tombs of egyptian pharaohs has been tasted by archaeologists and found edible.


when glass breaks, the cracks move faster than 3,000 miles per hour.
to photograph the event, a camera must shoot at a millionth of a second.

on average right handed people live 9 years longer than left handed people

in space, astronauts cannot cry properly, because there is no gravity,
so the tears can't flow down their faces


lightning strikes somewhere on the earth about 600 times per second

men are 4 times more likely to be struck by lightning than women
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[User Picture]From: wastedbeers
2005-05-31 04:26 pm (UTC)
No doubt someone will now say that men, unlike women, are stupid enough to be stood around in places where they are likely to be struck by lightning.
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[User Picture]From: recrea33
2005-05-31 07:09 pm (UTC)
it's a fact!
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[User Picture]From: icefacade
2005-05-31 05:18 pm (UTC)
aha! and now i have a poetry project in which i must use all 464 definitions of set.

wooooooooooooo
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