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It could almost be true

Discussion in 'Personal' started by grandelf, May 4, 2012.

  1. grandelf

    grandelf New commenter

    'facts' sound so plausible they could be real.
    • <font size="3"></font>It's only called a window if there is glass in it.String ranks number 9 on the top list of choking hazards.
    • <font size="3"></font>The sippy-cup was invented by a British father who's kids wouldn't give up the bottle.
    • <font size="3"></font>Chuck Norris uses a belt-sander to shave his beard
    • <font size="3"></font>87 percent of men over 70 search for "Dame Vera Lynn naked" on the internet at least once a day.
    • <font size="3"></font>The Queen has promised that if Elton John reaches his 100th birthday, he'll be made 'Queen' for a day.
     
  2. grandelf

    grandelf New commenter

    'facts' sound so plausible they could be real.
    • <font size="3"></font>It's only called a window if there is glass in it.String ranks number 9 on the top list of choking hazards.
    • <font size="3"></font>The sippy-cup was invented by a British father who's kids wouldn't give up the bottle.
    • <font size="3"></font>Chuck Norris uses a belt-sander to shave his beard
    • <font size="3"></font>87 percent of men over 70 search for "Dame Vera Lynn naked" on the internet at least once a day.
    • <font size="3"></font>The Queen has promised that if Elton John reaches his 100th birthday, he'll be made 'Queen' for a day.
     
  3. the word 'factoid' comes to mind [​IMG]
     
  4. doomzebra

    doomzebra Occasional commenter

    Radar was invented by a man looking for his keys
    There is no word in Latvian for Latvia - the nearest equivalent is "szceer" which means "all this space around us that doesn't belong to anyone else"
    Two plus two equals five for large values of two
    Dogs use their eyebrows as a form of semaphore

     
  5. there are more malawian doctors in manchester than there are in malawi
     
  6. doomzebra

    doomzebra Occasional commenter

    "apocryphal" does not mean what most people believe it means
     
  7. grandelf

    grandelf New commenter

    Warner Brothers are to make another Harry Potter movie. Lord Voldemort will be replaced by Michael Myers in 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Halloween'.
     
  8. erp77

    erp77 New commenter

    72% of all statistics are made up on the spot
     
  9. dozymare1957

    dozymare1957 Occasional commenter

    What does it mean?
    What do most people think it means?[​IMG]
     

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