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    Dog piss = K₉P

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    Oxygen went for a date with Potassium.
    It was OK.

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    Are Brits better at counting in Roman numerals? He ponders after watching a BBC Nature documentary from 2012

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    Quote Originally Posted by uncle junior View Post
    What's under the Antarctic ice?
    Don't you have a Piri Reis map?


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    Quote Originally Posted by VocalNeal View Post
    Are Brits better at counting in Roman numerals? He ponders after watching a BBC Nature documentary from 2012
    FFS (@ me). I've looked at that and pondered it since it was posted. Penny just dropped.
    Yes, why do they do that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by VocalNeal View Post
    Are Brits better at counting in Roman numerals? He ponders after watching a BBC Nature documentary from 2012
    Possibly yes, but most likely only because of TV programmes.

    MCMLXXV sticks in the memory for some reason. Maybe that's when I found out they were Roman numerals.

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    Did the person who termed Racecar know it was a palindrome?

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    Quote Originally Posted by cyrille View Post
    Possibly yes, but most likely only because of TV programmes.

    MCMLXXV sticks in the memory for some reason. Maybe that's when I found out they were Roman numerals.
    How old were you in 1975, or later, to have just realised that?


    Starting to get a hint on why you're ignorant of anything but very common knowedge.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SKkin View Post
    Don't you have a Piri Reis map?
    I've been watching some docs on it. You think it's legit?

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    Bootes Void. An empty region in space millions of light years across; beautiful and terrifying.

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    Someone made up dinosaur sounds without ever hearing them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jabir View Post
    Someone made up dinosaur sounds without ever hearing them.

    From skeletons found they have a good idea how the resonance cavities looked like they used to produce the sounds. That gives them a good idea on how they sounded.

    Good selection of factoids, I like the beans comment.

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    ^ Colours though. T-Rex could have been pink.

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    Maybe there's a prescient under the tree.

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    An octopus has nine hearts, three brains, and blue blood.

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    Sounds like the Brit Royal family.

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    Quote Originally Posted by happynz View Post
    An octopus has nine hearts, three brains, and blue blood.
    Quote Originally Posted by cyrille View Post
    Sounds like the Brit Royal family.
    Three brains between a hundred of them?


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    ^ certainly no heart.

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    I know what the turban guy is thinking, knob!

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    No matter what you're dealt you can always start over.

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    lint or fluff ?

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