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  • geraldaltmangeraldaltman Posts: 1,741Member, Premium Member Posts: 1,741Member, Premium Member
    cee134 wrote: »
    TIL there is a prequel to "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" known as "Halloween is Grinch Night", which won the Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program in 1977.

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    TIL that the Grinch is not exclusive to Christmas!!
    BTW you might want start being on the lookout for "The Great Pumpkin" 😁
  • cee134cee134 Posts: 33,792Member Member Posts: 33,792Member Member
    TIL when Uranus was discovered it was called George for about 70 years.
  • Dakase83Dakase83 Posts: 2,247Member Member Posts: 2,247Member Member
    TIL - My customer service voice is on point!
  • epr31295epr31295 Posts: 6,072Member Member Posts: 6,072Member Member
    TIL that pics of girls eating a danish is so HOT!
  • cee134cee134 Posts: 33,792Member Member Posts: 33,792Member Member
    Dakase83 wrote: »
    TIL - My customer service voice is on point!

    Let's hear?
    edited September 2019
  • Dakase83Dakase83 Posts: 2,247Member Member Posts: 2,247Member Member
    cee134 wrote: »
    Dakase83 wrote: »
    TIL - My customer service voice is on point!

    Let's hear?

    IDK how to do all that voice stuff on here
  • epr31295epr31295 Posts: 6,072Member Member Posts: 6,072Member Member
    Dakase83 wrote: »
    cee134 wrote: »
    Dakase83 wrote: »
    TIL - My customer service voice is on point!

    Let's hear?

    IDK how to do all that voice stuff on here

    That's easy give them your work number and you answer the phone! LOL
  • cee134cee134 Posts: 33,792Member Member Posts: 33,792Member Member
    TIL that drinking OJ after brushing your teeth tastes bad because of a foaming ingredient in toothpaste which blocks your ability to taste sweetness, and you're left with the pure acidity and bitterness of the fruit.
  • geraldaltmangeraldaltman Posts: 1,741Member, Premium Member Posts: 1,741Member, Premium Member
    cee134 wrote: »
    TIL that drinking OJ after brushing your teeth tastes bad because of a foaming ingredient in toothpaste which blocks your ability to taste sweetness, and you're left with the pure acidity and bitterness of the fruit.

    Am scratching my head on this one. Eating fruit bowl that was part of my breakfast after brushing teeth, all the pieces were appropriately sweet...except the blueberries. ?????

    TIL (recently, actually) what a "stone" equals in pounds (14). I've lost a little more than two of them. 😊
  • cee134cee134 Posts: 33,792Member Member Posts: 33,792Member Member
    TIL Jules Verne's wrote a novel in 1863 which predicted gas-powered cars, fax machines, wind power, missiles, electric street lighting, maglev trains, the record industry, the internet, and feminism. It was lost for over 100 years after his publisher deemed it too unbelievable to publish.
  • cee134cee134 Posts: 33,792Member Member Posts: 33,792Member Member
    TIL when Stephen King was run over by a car in 1999 the driver apologized and said he'd never even gotten a parking ticket before. King, lying injured, replied: 'well, I've never been hit by a car before'.
  • cee134cee134 Posts: 33,792Member Member Posts: 33,792Member Member
    TIL that the final science exam for 8th grade students in Ketchikan, Alaska is a 2 night survival trip on an uninhabited island.
  • mbaker566mbaker566 Posts: 10,770Member Member Posts: 10,770Member Member
    cee134 wrote: »
    TIL that the final science exam for 8th grade students in Ketchikan, Alaska is a 2 night survival trip on an uninhabited island.

    Kinda jealous
  • CoffeeAndContourCoffeeAndContour Posts: 1,473Member Member Posts: 1,473Member Member
    We shed an estimated 600,000 particles of skin an hour 🤮
  • cee134cee134 Posts: 33,792Member Member Posts: 33,792Member Member
    TIL that even though a Rubik's Cube has 43 billion billion configurations, more than there are grains of sand on all of Earth's beaches, no configuration is more than 20 moves away from being solved, and 99.99999% of all configurations can be solved in less than 20 moves.
  • EvamuttEvamutt Posts: 1,661Member Member Posts: 1,661Member Member
    TIL that a dogs dew claw has 5 tendons attached to it
  • ghudson92ghudson92 Posts: 1,828Member Member Posts: 1,828Member Member
    I am too old for jaegarbombs and staying up til 4am. How did I used to do this every Friday and Saturday night 😭
  • cee134cee134 Posts: 33,792Member Member Posts: 33,792Member Member
    TIL when John Bardeen won a Nobel Prize in Physics in 1956, the Swedish king criticized him for not bringing his children to the ceremony. Bardeen promised he would bring them the next time he won - and in 1972, he did when he became the first person to win 2 prizes in the same field.
  • CoffeeAndContourCoffeeAndContour Posts: 1,473Member Member Posts: 1,473Member Member
    A unicorn is the national animal of Scotland ❤️
  • cee134cee134 Posts: 33,792Member Member Posts: 33,792Member Member
    TIL that a skeleton from 7150 BC found in an English cave was a DNA match for a history teacher living nearby.
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