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Valiss:

--- Quote from: Rowen MacD on December 06, 2011, 04:07:04 PM --- Did you know....More than ten people a year are killed by vending machines?



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That's nuts! Do you have a source for this?

Captain Teague:
Google shows a great many sources for that one. Probably relating back to a time when tipping and/or rocking a soda machine would cause it to give free soda. That issue has long been fixed, but the other issue was those machines weigh several hundred pounds...tip it too far and.....splat.





Coca Cola is actually green before coloring is added to it.

Gwen aka Punstergal:
The longest one syllable word in the english languaged is "screeched".

Archer:
Who can we thank for creation of the first freaking insurance company ?

Nicholas Barbon, M.D. and relating to what event/incident ?  The Great Fire of London in 1666.

source and more details ?   http://www.irmi.com/expert/articles/2001/klein07.aspx

MrHyde:
President Teddy Roosevelt died from an "infected tooth."

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