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Index of Weeks 392 through 416
Week of 09/11/05 - 09/17/05 Week of 09/18/05 - 09/24/05 Week of 09/25/05 - 10/01/05
Week of 10/02/05 - 10/08/05 Week of 10/09/05 - 10/15/05 Week of 10/16/05 - 10/22/05
Week of 10/23/05 - 10/29/05 Week of 10/30/05 - 11/05/05 Week of 11/06/05 - 11/12/05
Week of 11/13/05 - 11/19/05 Week of 11/20/05 - 11/26/05 Week of 11/27/05 - 12/03/05
Week of 12/04/05 - 12/10/05 Week of 12/11/05 - 12/17/05 Week of 12/18/05 - 12/24/05
Week of 12/25/05 - 01/31/05 Week of 01/01/05 - 01/07/05 Week of 01/08/05 - 01/14/05
Week of 01/15/05 - 01/21/05 Week of 01/22/05 - 01/28/05 Week of 01/29/05 - 02/04/05
Week of 02/05/05 - 02/11/05 Week of 02/12/05 - 02/18/05 Week of 02/19/05 - 02/25/05
Week of 02/26/05 - 03/04/05 Week of 03/05/05 - 03/11/05
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Week of 09/11/05 - 09/17/05

Old Wives Tale

Company

Coming in one door and leaving by another door
will bring the person you are visiting more company.




Didja Know?

It took Noah Webster 20 years to compile and write the dictionary



There are 3 kinds of people: those who can count & those who can't.


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Week of 09/18/05 - 09/24/05

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

The ears of an African elephant can weigh over 100 pounds



Does a clean house indicate that there is a broken computer in it?


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Week of 09/25/05 - 10/01/05

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

Hummingbirds can hover, fly upside down, and fly backwards



Why is it that no matter what color of bubble bath you use
the bubbles are always white


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Week of 10/02/05 - 10/08/05

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

The Mayfly has a lifespan of about 6 hours



Is there ever a day that mattresses are not on sale?


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Week of 10/09/05 - 10/15/05

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

The most common physical complaint in the U.S. is lower back pain



Why is it that no plastic garbage bag will open from the end you first try?


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Week of 10/16/05 - 10/22/05

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

Bears are attracted to the smell of minty toothpaste



Why do people constantly return to the refrigerator with hopes
that something new to eat will have materialized?


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Week of 10/23/05 - 10/29/05

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

Pasta comes in over 200 different shapes



How do those dead bugs get into those closed light fixtures?


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Week of 10/30/05 - 11/05/05

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

Most raindrops are not "rain drop" shaped - they're shaped like doughnuts or round



How come we never hear father-in-law jokes?


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Week of 11/06/05 - 11/12/05

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

It takes a ton of gold ore to make one wedding ring



If at first you don't succeed, shouldn't you try doing it
like your wife told you to do it?


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Week of 11/13/05 - 11/19/05

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

Reno, Nevada is west of Los Angeles, California



Why do banks charge a fee on "insufficient funds" when they know there is not enough money?


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Week of 11/20/05 - 11/26/05

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

Europe is the only continent without a desert



Why do they use sterilized needles for death by lethal injection?


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Week of 11/27/05 - 12/03/05

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

Eskimos use walrus whiskers for toothpicks



Whose idea was it to put an "S" in the word "lisp"?


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Week of 12/04/05 - 12/10/05

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

One of the most concentrated sources of protein is the peanut



Why is a boxing ring square?


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Week of 12/11/05 - 12/17/05

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

John Wayne was related to Johnny Appleseed



Why is it called lipstick if you can still move your lips?


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Week of 12/18/05 - 12/24/05

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

The sense of smell is the first sense to go as a person ages



Why is it considered necessary to nail down the lid of a coffin?


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Week of 12/25/05 - 12/30/05

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

A giraffe's tongue is about 1 inch long for each foot of its height



Why is it that rain drops but snow falls?


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Week of 01/01/06 - 01/07/06

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

Polar bears are left handed



Why isn't there a special name for the tops of your feet?


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Week of 01/08/06 - 01/14/06

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

If you look in a gecko's ear, you can see out the other side of its head



No matter how hard you try, you can't baptize cats.


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Week of 01/15/06 - 01/21/06

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

Hippos can run twice as fast as humans



Raising teenagers is like nailing Jell-O to a tree.


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Week of 01/22/06 - 01/28/06

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

Disney World is twice the size of Manhatten



Families are like fudge . . . mostly sweet, with a few nuts.


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Week of 01/29/06 - 02/04/06

Old Wives Tale

Pregnancy

If you carry high & in front (like a basketball), it's a boy
If you carry low & spread out, it's a girl.

Thanx to Theresa Stevens, Athens, WI for this one!




Didja Know?

Tiger Woods' caddy made $1,000,000 in 2000



I finally got my head together, and my body fell apart.


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Week of 02/05/06 - 02/11/06

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

A new Ford cost $265 in 1924



Change is inevitable, except from a vending machine


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Week of 02/12/06 - 02/18/06

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

There are springs of fresh water in the ocean.



Where there's a will, I want to be in it


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Week of 02/19/06 - 02/25/06

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

Catnip affects lions as well as housecats



Time is the best teacher.
Unfortunately it kills all its students.


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Week of 02/26/06 - 03/04/06

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

Almost half the world's gold is mined in South Africa



Pride is what we have.
Vanity is what others have.


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Week of 03/05/06 - 03/11/06

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

Some snakes can go for a year without eating



Consciousness: That annoying time between naps.




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