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Re: just useless data

At 09:58 AM 01/19/2001 +0100, you wrote: <snip>
>Ben J.M.Zonneveld
>Clusius lab pobox 9505
>2300 RA Leiden
>The Netherlands
>Fax: 31-71-5274999
----------------------> AND did you know?
->No piece of paper can be folded more than 7 times.
->1 in every 4 Americans has appeared on television.
->Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes.
->The first CD pressed in the US was Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the USA."
->The three most valuable brand names on earth: Marlboro, CocaCola, and
 >Budweiser, in that order.
->The citrus soda 7-UP was created in 1929; "7" was selected because the
 >original containers were 7 ounces. "UP" indicated the direction of the
->Mosquito repellents don't repel. They hide you. The spray blocks the
 >mosquito's sensors so they don't know you're there.
->Dentists have recommended that a toothbrush be kept at least 6 feet away
 >from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush.
->The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as substitute for blood
->American car horns beep in the tone of F.
->You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television.
->Oak trees do not produce acorns until they are fifty years of age or older.
->The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley's gum.
->The king of hearts is the only king without a mustache.
->A Boeing 747s wingspan is longer than the Wright brother's first flight.
->American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating 1 olive from each
 >salad served in first-class.
->Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.
->Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.
->The 57 on the Heinz ketchup bottle represents the number of varieties of
 >pickles the company once had.
->The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called ageless.
->Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin. Gross!
->The first owner of the Marlboro company died of lung cancer.
->Barbie's full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.
->Betsy Ross is the only real person to ever have been the head on a Pez
->Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than all of the Nike
 >factory workers in Malaysia combined.
->Adolf Hitler's mother seriously considered having an abortion, but was
 >talked out of it by her doctor.
->Marilyn Monroe had six toes.
->All US Presidents have worn glasses. Some just didn't like being seen
 >wearing them in public.
->Walt Disney was afraid of mice.
->The sound of E.T. walking was made by someone squishing her hands in
->Debra Winger was the voice of E.T.
->Pearls melt in vinegar.
->It takes 3,000 cows to supply the NFL with enough leather for a year's
 >supply of footballs.
->Thirty-five percent of the people who use personal ads for dating are
 >already married. Velly intrrrrrresting!
->Richard Milhouse Nixon was the first US president whose name contains all
 >the letters from the word "criminal."
 >The second? William Jefferson Clinton

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