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11/30/17 Grif.Net – Odds & Ends (Leftovers)

11/30/17 Grif.Net – Odds & Ends (Leftovers)

The Spanish word esposa means "wife." The =
plural, esposas, means "wives," but also =
"handcuffs."

 

City with =
the most Rolls Royce automobiles per capita =3D Hong =
Kong.

 

In Elizabethan England, the spoon was so novel and =
prized that people carried their own folding spoons to =
banquets.

 

Of the six men who made up the Three Stooges, three of =
them were real brothers (Moe, Curly and Shemp).

 

A dime has =
118 ridges around the edge.

 

There are =
more cars in Southern California than there are cows in India.  =
(Might add about worship but that is obvious)

 

More than 2 =
billion pencils are manufactured each year in the United States. If =
these were laid end to end they would circle the world nine times. The =
average lead pencil will draw a line 35 miles long or write =
approximately 50,000 English words.

 

It costs =
more to buy a new car today in the United States than it cost =
Christopher Columbus to equip and undertake three voyages to and from =
the New World.

 

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Dr Bob Griffin =

bob@grif.net www.grif.net =

"Jesus Knows Me, This I =
Love!"