# It could almost be true

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

1. ### grandelfNew 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. ### grandelfNew 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. ### florapost

the word 'factoid' comes to mind

4. ### doomzebraOccasional 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. ### florapost

there are more malawian doctors in manchester than there are in malawi

6. ### doomzebraOccasional commenter

"apocryphal" does not mean what most people believe it means

7. ### grandelfNew 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. ### erp77New commenter

72% of all statistics are made up on the spot

9. ### dozymare1957Occasional commenter

What does it mean?
What do most people think it means?