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904728.  Fri Apr 27, 2012 1:48 pm Reply with quote

Orgasms can be experienced from birth.

904735.  Fri Apr 27, 2012 2:04 pm Reply with quote

My birthday is on Sunday

(I may have an orgasm)

904738.  Fri Apr 27, 2012 2:11 pm Reply with quote

Treat yourself!

904739.  Fri Apr 27, 2012 2:12 pm Reply with quote

April the 29th, 2005, was the date of the first civil union in New Zealand.

904743.  Fri Apr 27, 2012 2:21 pm Reply with quote

It is true that New Zealand has more sheep than people

From the early 1980s, when NZ was home to over 70 million sheep, the population has declined to around 39 million in 2008. This means the oft-quoted statistic, that NZ has 20 sheep for each human, is wrong! Nowadays it's only about 9 to 1.

904753.  Fri Apr 27, 2012 2:33 pm Reply with quote

New Zealand is one of only three countries that have two official (and of equal standing) national anthems. The first is God Save The Queen and the other is God Defend New Zealand. The other two countries with two anthems are Denmark and Canada which both have a royal anthem and a state anthem.

Oceans Edge
904773.  Fri Apr 27, 2012 3:49 pm Reply with quote

'God Save The Queen' is the Royal Anthem of

St Kitts

904782.  Fri Apr 27, 2012 4:03 pm Reply with quote

Belize is the only country in Central America whose official language is not Spanish. Their official language is English.

sally carr
904837.  Fri Apr 27, 2012 7:06 pm Reply with quote

Tuvalu earns a lot of income from being .tv

904843.  Fri Apr 27, 2012 7:27 pm Reply with quote

QI is on Australian TV Friday nights at 8:30 pm.

904889.  Sat Apr 28, 2012 4:17 am Reply with quote

Suresh Joachim set the record for most non-stop television viewing in history. He watched nearly three full series of 24. Watching it in Stockholm, he set the record in 2005 when he watched 69 hours and 48 minutes of television. During that time, he drank 30 cups of coffee.

Oceans Edge
904993.  Sat Apr 28, 2012 9:14 am Reply with quote

Kopi Luwak is coffee made from the beans defecated by the Asian Palm Civet, who eats coffee berries. Long known as the most expensive coffee in the world, it has been surpassed by Uchunari coffee - made in the same fashion but produced by the Peruvian Palm Civet.

904997.  Sat Apr 28, 2012 9:24 am Reply with quote

Ethiopian shepherds first noticed the effects of caffeine when they saw their goats appearing to become frisky and "dance" after eating coffee berries.

sally carr
905368.  Sun Apr 29, 2012 6:46 pm Reply with quote

Shepherd's Pie is made with lamb or mutton mince, Cottage Pie is made with beef mince.

905405.  Mon Apr 30, 2012 4:35 am Reply with quote

The first recorded recipe for "modern" pumpkin pie was published in 1796 in American Cookery by Amelia Simmons. It was called 'Pompkin Pudding.' The cookbook was the first one devoted to foods native to the Americas.


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