Post something you've learnt today

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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Charlie O. » 17 Jan 2019, 02:08

Daddy Longlegs wrote:A streak of white hair naturally occurring is called a mallen streak. Its hereditary.

Does that count for beards? I got something like that in my beard.
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Postby harvey k-tel » 17 Jan 2019, 14:12

You're just old.
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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Penk! » 17 Jan 2019, 15:18

harvey k-tel wrote:You're just old.


Either that or he’s a badger.
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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby echolalia » 18 Jan 2019, 20:21

I've just learned that Jorge Ben (or Jorge Ben Jor as he now calls himself) will be playing here in Further Spain in June and I'm practically falling over with excitement already!

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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Six String » 18 Jan 2019, 20:58

echolalia wrote:I've just learned that Jorge Ben (or Jorge Ben Jor as he now calls himself) will be playing here in Further Spain in June and I'm practically falling over with excitement already!


Excellent! Coincidently I am working on a dj set of Brazilian music I'll be playing tomorrow before and after a local bossa nova band plays my local cidery. I did it the last time they played and ot went down well so I'm anxious to up my game. I usually stick with records but I may slip in some cds as all my Jorge Ben and Gilberto Gil are on that format.

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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Matt Wilson » 18 Jan 2019, 21:31

PENK wrote:
harvey k-tel wrote:You're just old.


Either that or he’s a badger.


Or skunk.

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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby echolalia » 19 Jan 2019, 11:54

Six String wrote:
echolalia wrote:I've just learned that Jorge Ben (or Jorge Ben Jor as he now calls himself) will be playing here in Further Spain in June and I'm practically falling over with excitement already!


Excellent! Coincidently I am working on a dj set of Brazilian music I'll be playing tomorrow before and after a local bossa nova band plays my local cidery. I did it the last time they played and ot went down well so I'm anxious to up my game. I usually stick with records but I may slip in some cds as all my Jorge Ben and Gilberto Gil are on that format.

Sounds like fun. Make sure you give Zé Roberto's Lotus 72D a spin if you can. It's his tribute to Brazilian Formula One legend Emerson Fittipaldi - makes a change from Jorge Ben singing about football - and I've been going absolutely fucking daft for it lately.

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Postby Samoan » 20 Jan 2019, 11:56

The newer and deeper depths of depravity and sewage content of the cess pit that is Twitter.

This is from a Covington School incident related Troll Faux Tweet > Twitter feed

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Postby John aka Josh » 20 Jan 2019, 20:03

There's a shark species - the Greenland Shark, that probably lives to be 500 years old - one specimen has been dated as being 392 years old. Females are thought to be unable to breed until they are around 150 years old.








Dating techniques aren't totally accurate, radiocarbon dating of carbon isotopes in eye tissues, so the one given an age of 392 is thought to be at leastt 272 years old, and could be as much as 512.
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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Six String » 04 Feb 2019, 04:57

The Navajo language has no adjectives.

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Postby Minnie the Minx » 09 Feb 2019, 20:09

Titmouses take hair from sleeping cats,dogs and squirrels to line their nests.
You come at the Queen, you best not miss.

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Postby Diamond Dog » 09 Feb 2019, 21:16

A very small amount of mercury can seriously damage aluminum, which is what most airplanes are made from - hence why mercury is banned from flights.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
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Postby Hugh » 10 Feb 2019, 11:36

Diamond Dog wrote:A very small amount of mercury can seriously damage aluminum, which is what most airplanes are made from - hence why mercury is banned from flights.


Must have made Queen tours a logistical nightmare.

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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Count Machuki » 13 Feb 2019, 16:43

Six String wrote:The Navajo language has no adjectives.


Well that's just ______!
Let U be the set of all united sets, K be the set of the kids and D be the set of things divided.
Then it follows that ∀ k ∈ K: K ∈ U ⇒ k ∉ D

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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Minnie the Minx » 13 Feb 2019, 16:47

:lol:
You come at the Queen, you best not miss.

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Someone in your line of work usually as their own man cave aka the shed we're they can potter around fixing stuff or something don't they?

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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Six String » 13 Feb 2019, 17:18

Count Machuki wrote:
Six String wrote:The Navajo language has no adjectives.


Well that's just ______!


:D

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Postby the masked man » 13 Feb 2019, 17:36

The Ukrainian city that I always thought was called Dnipropetrovsk actually shortened its name to Dnipro in 2016.

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Postby Belle Lettre » 13 Feb 2019, 20:10

That I find It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia extremely funny.
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Postby Charlie O. » 14 Feb 2019, 00:53

Today (the 13th) is the birthday of Peter Tork, Peter Gabriel AND Peter Hook.
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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Charlie O. » 22 Feb 2019, 18:36

The woman with Bowie on the cover of Pinups is Twiggy.
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