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word of the day philosophaster someone who engages in pretentious philosophising
Word of the day: PHILOSOPHASTER - someone who engages in pretentious philosophising.
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a bank robbery has to take place during office hours otherwise it is recorded as a burglary
A bank robbery has to take place during office hours, otherwise it is recorded as a burglary.
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women s tears contain pheromones that lower the testosterone of nearby men
Women's tears contain pheromones that lower the testosterone of nearby men.
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we re getting theological in our latest clip how do you get a rich man into heaven don t forget to click subsc
We're getting theological in our latest clip: How Do You Get A Rich Man Into Heaven? Don't forget to click subscribe for all the latest tips and hints on how to succeed in the afterlife. https://t.co/kVJaatgNvP
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as of today we have a new way to define the kilogram absoluteunit
As of today we have a new way to define the kilogram. #absoluteunit https://t.co/WtYqbOTk6V
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many non english languages do not have spelling bees as spelling is so predictable spelling things correctly i
Many non-English languages do not have spelling bees, as spelling is so predictable spelling things correctly is not a challenge.
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grown ups never understand anything by themselves and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever exp
"Grown-ups never understand anything by themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them." ANTOINE DE SAINT EXUPÉRY
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damage to the right frontal cortex of the brain can cause a compulsive need to constantly make and tell jokes
Damage to the right frontal cortex of the brain can cause a "compulsive need to constantly make and tell jokes".
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word of the day powfag 19th century to think too hard and tire yourself out thinking
Word of the day: POWFAG (19th century) - to think too hard, and tire yourself out thinking
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a university of portsmouth study has determined that donkeys hate british weather and would prefer to stay ins
A University of Portsmouth study has determined that donkeys hate British weather and would prefer to stay inside.

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word of the day tasleek saudi arabic to nod along and pretend you care what another person is saying
Word of the day: TASLEEK (Saudi Arabic) - to nod along and pretend you care what another person is saying
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in english a french exit is to sneak out of a party without telling anyone in french it is known as partir a l
In English, a "French exit" is to sneak out of a party without telling anyone. In French, it is known as "partir à l’anglaise" - to leave the English way.
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independence from britain is celebrated somewhere in the world on average one in every seven days
Independence from Britain is celebrated somewhere in the world, on average, one in every seven days.
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a kakistocracy is a state or country run by the worst least qualified or most unscrupulous people
A KAKISTOCRACY is a state or country run by the worst, least qualified, or most unscrupulous people.
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in washington dc the slovakian and slovenian embassies meet once a month to exchange wrongly addressed mail
In Washington DC, the Slovakian and Slovenian embassies meet once a month to exchange wrongly addressed mail.
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the last date that all living humans were together on earth was november 2nd 2000 since then there has always
The last date that all living humans were together on Earth was November 2nd 2000. Since then there has always been someone onboard the International Space Station.
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gary numan is 13 days older than gary oldman
Gary Numan is 13 days older than Gary Oldman.
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word of the day gluggavedur icelandic weather that looks lovely from inside your house but is horrible to be o
Word of the day: GLUGGAVEÐUR (Icelandic) - Weather that looks lovely from inside your house, but is horrible to be outside in. Literally 'window-weather'.
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an 81 year old australian with a rare antibody has retired from donating blood going every fortnight for 60 ye
An 81-year-old Australian with a rare antibody has retired from donating blood. Going every fortnight for 60 years, officials believe he has helped save the lives of over two million babies.
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there is a ned flanders themed metal band in arizona called okilly dokilly photo casey peters
There is a Ned Flanders-themed metal band in Arizona called Okilly Dokilly. (Photo: Casey Peters)
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