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  1. #1 25 Everyday Things You Never Knew Had Names 
    25 Everyday Things You Never Knew Had Names


    12. Brannock Device


    I knew some and I didn't know some!


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    You could have figured out a way to make a day thread topic out of this.:)
    How is obama working out for you?
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    I knew eight of them. We should do a mondegreen thread sometime. Maybe Friday if no one else grabs it first.
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    I love this picture! :D

    Dysania--The state of finding it hard to get out of bed in the morning.

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    Great post, Ginger. I knew 10 of them, and I should have know Dysania since I suffer from it on a daily basis.
    "Our president delivered his State of the Union message to Congress. That is one of the things his contract calls for -- to tell congress the condition of the country. This message, as I say, is to Congress. The rest of the people know the condition of the country, for they live in it, but Congress has no idea what is going on in America, so the president has to tell 'em." ~ Will Rogers
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    I knew ONE!

    But I know what a pupkis is!:)
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    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".
    "Our president delivered his State of the Union message to Congress. That is one of the things his contract calls for -- to tell congress the condition of the country. This message, as I say, is to Congress. The rest of the people know the condition of the country, for they live in it, but Congress has no idea what is going on in America, so the president has to tell 'em." ~ Will Rogers
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    You could have figured out a way to make a day thread topic out of this.:)
    I didn't think of it - I already have my topic for next week. :D
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gingersnap View Post
    I didn't think of it - I already have my topic for next week. :D
    You need a hobby. :p
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    Also, the indentation on a woman is called a...wait...most people know that one. Never mind. :o
    "Our president delivered his State of the Union message to Congress. That is one of the things his contract calls for -- to tell congress the condition of the country. This message, as I say, is to Congress. The rest of the people know the condition of the country, for they live in it, but Congress has no idea what is going on in America, so the president has to tell 'em." ~ Will Rogers
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