#1 25 Everyday Things You Never Knew Had Names04-27-2011, 02:47 PM
25 Everyday Things You Never Knew Had Names
12. Brannock Device
I knew some and I didn't know some!
04-27-2011, 02:54 PM
You could have figured out a way to make a day thread topic out of this.:)The difference between pigs and people is that when they tell you you're cured it isn't a good thing.
04-27-2011, 02:57 PM
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- May 2008
- Northern Virginia
I knew eight of them. We should do a mondegreen thread sometime. Maybe Friday if no one else grabs it first."Today, [the American voter] chooses his rulers as he buys bootleg whiskey, never knowing precisely what he is getting, only certain that it is not what it pretends to be." - H.L. Mencken
04-27-2011, 03:07 PM
Great post, Ginger. I knew 10 of them, and I should have know Dysania since I suffer from it on a daily basis."The efforts of the government alone will never be enough. In the end the people must choose and the people must help themselves" ~ JFK; from his famous inauguration speech (What Democrats sounded like before today's neo-Liberals hijacked that party)
04-27-2011, 03:09 PM
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- Mar 2010
I knew ONE!
But I know what a pupkis is!:)
04-27-2011, 03:23 PM
I was a little surprised they didn't have this one on the list:
The indentation on the bottom of wine and champaign bottles is called a "punt".
04-27-2011, 03:30 PM
Also, the indentation on a woman is called a...wait...most people know that one. Never mind. :o
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