Jan. 14th, 2001

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no really...don't laugh like i'm a fool...studying is very boring...but then again i'm a multi-task kind of girl...getting ICQ onto my puter while outlinging a possible essay question of what were some key things John Locke, Montesquieu, and Rousseau did to help understand the idea of democracy...or how about Compare and contrast JOhn Locke and Thomas Hobbes...oh that's a fun one...i get to make a little chart type thing about 2 men who are both dead...hurray for world history...i haven't even tackled biology yet...my books are at school by accident, but i'm going there tomorrow...so it's not a problem yet...unless someone can't open the door to my science teacher's room...then there's a problem...i don't like cramming the night before...nor have i started on French...which is the worst of all...although i do enjoy playing with my french teacher mind...it's very fun...she thinks i'm in a cult, and am off the spiritual path (i am indeed) and that i like Marylin manson (which i do)...so i reassure her of those things (well, except the cult thing) it's so much fun though...i do enjoy it...
oh well...i want icq to d/l faster...but i can't remember my number or anything...oh well..i may create a new one....
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I found these in an email from a friend the other day and remembered i still had them...they are quite amusing...

Q. What occurs more often in December than any other month?
A. Conception.

Q. What separates "60 Minutes," on CBS from every other TV show?
A. No theme song.

Q.Half of all Americans live within 50 miles of what?
A. Their birthplace.

Q. Most boat owners name their boats. What is the most
popular boat name requested?
A. Obsession

Q. If you were to spell out numbers, how far would you have to
count until you found the letter "A"?
A. One thousAnd

Q. What do bullet proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers, and
laser printers all have in common?
A. All invented by women.

Q. What is the only food that doesn't spoil?
A. Honey

Q. There are more collect calls on this day than any other day
of the year?
A. Father's Day

Q. What trivial fact about Mel Blanc (voice of Bugs Bunny) is the
most ironic?
A. He was allergic to carrots.

Q. What is an activity performed by 40% of all people at a party?
A. Snoop in your medicine cabinet.

Did you know... The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime
time television were Fred and Wilma Flintstone.

Coca-Cola was originally green.

Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the US Treasury.

Men can read smaller print than women; women can hear & smell better.

The state with the highest percentage of people who walk to work:

The percentage of Africa that is wilderness: 28%

The percentage of North America that is wilderness: 38%

The cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of eleven: $6,400

The average number of people airborne over the US any given
hour: 61,000.

Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.

That San Francisco Cable cars are the only mobile National Monuments.

Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king
from history:
Spades - King David
Clubs - Alexander the Great
Hearts -Charlemagne
Diamonds - Julius Caesar

111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle.
If the horse has one front leg in the air, the person died as a
result of wounds received in battle.
If the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of
natural causes.

Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, John Hancock and Charles Thomson.
Most of the rest signed on August 2, but the last signature wasn't added until 5 years later.

"I am." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

The term "the whole 9 yards" came from WWII fighter pilots in
the South Pacific. When arming their airplanes on the ground,
the .50 caliber machine gun ammo belts measured exactly 27 feet,
before being loaded into the fuselage. If the pilots fired all their
ammo at a target, it got "The whole 9 yards."

Hershey's Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them
looks like it's kissing the conveyor belt.

The phrase "rule of thumb" is derived from an old English law which
stated that you couldn'tbeat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.

The name Jeep came from the abbreviation used in the army for
the "General Purpose" vehicle, G.P.

The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth II, moves only six inches for each
gallon of diesel that it burns.

The only two days of the year in which there are no professional
sports games (MLB, NBA, NHL, or NFL) are the day before and the day
after the Major League all-stars Game.

The nursery rhyme "Ring Around the Rosey" is a rhyme about the plague.
Infected people with the plague would get red circular sores ("Ring
around the rosey"), these sores would smell very badly so common folks would put flowers on their bodies somewhere (inconspicuously), so that it would cover the smell of the sores ("a pocket full of posies"). Furthermore, people who died from the plague would be burned so as to reduce the possible spread of the disease("ashes, to ashes, we all fall down").

I changed my emoticons because these have little horns on them for certain things (hence, why i am "devious" but not actually devious at the moment) and i like the sick one...its a little on barfing...i thought it was cute...

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