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katrina

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You'll find some amazing information in the following items.
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> >1. In the 1400's a law was set forth that a man was not allowed to beat
his
> >wife with a stick no thicker than his thumb. Hence we have "the rule of
> >thumb".
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> >
> >2. 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.
> >
> >
> >
> >3. The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time TV were
Fred
> >and Wilma Flintstone.
> >
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> >
> >4. Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the US Treasury.
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> >
> >
> >5. Men can read smaller print than women; women can hear better.
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> >6. Coca-Cola was originally green.
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> >
> >
> >7. It is impossible to lick your elbow.
> >
> >
> >
> >8. The average number of people airborne over the US any given hour:
> >61,000.
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> >
> >9. Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.
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> >
> >
> >10. The first novel ever written on a typewriter: Tom Sawyer.
> >
> >
> >
> >11. Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from
> >history:
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> >
> >
> > Spades - King David
> >
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> >
> > Hearts - Charlemagne
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> >
> > Clubs -Alexander, the Great
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> > Diamonds - Julius Caesar
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> >
> >
> >12. 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321
> >
> >
> >
> >13. 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 as a result of wounds received in battle. If the
horse
> >has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.
> >
> >
> >
> >14. If you were to spell out numbers, how far would you have to go until
> >you would find the letter "A"?......One thousand.
> >
> >
> >
> >15. What do bulletproof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers, and laser
> >printers all have in common?......All invented by women.
> >
> >
> >
> >16. What is the only food that doesn't spoil?......Honey.
> >
> >
> >
> >17. 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."
> >
> >
> >
> >18. 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.
> >
> >
> >
> >19. 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."
> >
> >
> >
> >20. 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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> >
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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 rdgnieg.
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 frist and lsat ltteer be in the rghit
> >pclae. The rset can be a taotl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit a
> >porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by
> >istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe. Amzanig huh?
> >
> >
> >
> >~~~~~~~~~~~AND FINALLY~~~~~~~~~~~~
> >
> >
> >
> >At least 75% of people who read this will try to lick their elbow...
 

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Big Muddy rancher said:
In finding the letter inspelling out the numbers I think Lily could find it in SAVEN. :wink: :wink: :cowboy:

Living in the South this time of year would be like livin' in Saventh Haven. :wink:
 

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Point Forecast: Comfort, TX
29.97N -98.89W Cell Phone Weather Link: www.srh.noaa.go v/wml
Last Update:5:00 am CST December 5, 2005



Today


Mostly
Sunny
Hi 57°F Tonight


Mostly
Clear
Lo 26°F Tuesday


Partly
Cloudy
Hi 58°F Tuesday
Night

Chance
Rain
Lo 43°F Wednesday


Chance
Rain
Hi 46°F Wednesday
Night

Wintry
Mix
Lo 28°F Thursday


Mostly
Sunny
Hi 43°F Thursday
Night

Partly
Cloudy
Lo 25°F Friday


Slight Chc
Rain
Hi 50°F


Today: Mostly sunny, with a high around 57. North northeast wind between 5 and 15 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Calm wind becoming north northeast around 5 mph.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy, with a high around 58. Calm wind becoming south southeast between 5 and 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low near 43. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 46. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north between 15 and 20 mph.

Wednesday Night: A slight chance of rain before midnight, then a slight chance of freezing rain and sleet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. North wind between 15 and 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high around 43. North northeast wind around 15 mph.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. North northeast wind around 10 mph.

Friday: A 10 percent chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a high around 50. East northeast wind around 10 mph.

Friday Night: A 10 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low near 33.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high around 51.

Saturday Night: A 10 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.

Sunday: A 10 percent chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a high near 60.



Kerrville
Last Update on Dec 5, 5:25 am CST


Fair

36°F
(2°C) Humidity: 65 %
Wind Speed: NW 8 MPH
Barometer: 30.22"
Dewpoint: 25°F (-4°C)
Wind Chill: 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.
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