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Index of Weeks 495 through 520
Week of 09/09/07 - 09/15/07 Week of 09/16/07 - 09/22/07 Week of 09/23/07 - 10/06/07
Week of 10/07/07 - 10/13/07 Week of 10/14/07 - 10/20/07 Week of 10/21/07 - 10/27/07
Week of 10/28/07 - 11/03/07 Week of 11/04/07 - 11/10/07 Week of 11/11/07 - 11/17/07
Week of 11/18/07 - 11/24/07 Week of 11/25/07 - 12/01/07 Week of 12/02/07 - 12/08/07
Week of 12/09/07 - 12/15/07 Week of 12/16/07 - 12/22/07 Week of 12/23/07 - 12/29/07
Week of 12/30/07 - 01/05/08 Week of 01/06/08 - 01/12/08 Week of 01/13/08 - 01/19/08
Week of 01/20/08 - 01/26/07 Week of 01/27/08 - 02/02/07 Week of 02/03/08 - 02/09/07
Week of 02/10/08 - 02/16/08 Week of 02/17/08 - 02/23/08 Week of 02/24/08 - 03/01/08
Week of 03/02/08 - 03/08/08 Week of 03/09/08 - 03/15/08
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Week of 09/09/07 - 09/15/07

Old Wives Tale

Coffee

If bubbles in your coffee move toward you, good times are ahead
If they float away, hard times are in store



Didja Know?

A porcupine's quills are full of air which makes them good swimmers



What is a "free" gift? Aren't all 'gifts' free?


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Week of 09/16/07 - 09/22/07

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

38% of North America is wilderness



If Wile E. Coyote had enough money to buy all that Acme crap, why didn't he just buy dinner?


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Week of 09/23/07 - 10/06/07

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

The state gem of Washington is petrified wood



Does pushing the elevator button more than once make it arrive faster?


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Week of 10/07/07 - 10/13/07

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

Forty percent of Americans have never visited a dentist



Why doesn't Tarzan have a beard?


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Week of 10/14/07 - 10/20/07

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

The original name of Goldilocks was Silver Hair



I fought the lawn and the lawn won


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Week of 10/21/07 - 10/27/07

Old Wives Tale

Coffee

If you sleep in a strange house, name each of the four corners of the bedroom after a person you know.
The corner you are looking at when you wake up will be the name of the person you will marry.



Didja Know?

Eighty percent of migraine sufferers are women



If blind people wear dark glasses, why don't deaf people wear earmuffs?


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Week of 10/28/07 - 11/03/07

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

The average eyebrow has 550 hairs.



Nobody can be just like me. Even I have trouble


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Week of 11/04/07 - 11/10/07

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

The bones of a pigeon weigh less than their feathers



I hate laundry month


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Week of 11/11/07 - 11/17/07

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

Strawberries contain less sugar than lemons do.



I don't eat snails, I prefer fast food.


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Week of 11/18/07 - 11/24/07

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

It's illegal to ship live mice through the US mail



When forced to choose between two evils, try the new one.


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Week of 11/25/07 - 12/01/07

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

The American robin is actually a thrush



The hardest thing to do is to disquise your feelings
when sending a large crowd of visiting relatives home.


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Week of 12/02/07 - 12/08/07

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

Snakes are immune to their own poison



It's a great life if you weaken enough to enjoy it.


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Week of 12/09/07 - 12/15/07

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

Fish can get seasick



Alimony is like buying oats for a dead horse.


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Week of 12/16/07 - 12/22/07

Old Wives Tale

Marriage

Always pass the salt and pepper together.
If you fail to do this, you may never marry.



Didja Know?

A pelican does not have nostrils.



People say I'm indecisive but I'm not so sure.


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Week of 12/23/07 - 12/29/07

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

The average ten gallon hat only holds about 3 quarts



I went to San Francisco;
I found someone's heart.
Now what?


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Week of 12/30/07 - 01/05/08

Old Wives Tale

Love

If you break a double strawberry in half and share it with someone,
you will fall in love with each other.



Didja Know?

Ears of corn always have an even number of rows of kernels



The cost of living hasn't affected its popularity.


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Week of 01/06/08 - 01/12/08

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

King Louis XIV bathed three times during his lifetime



Why is it so hard to remember how to spell "mnemonic"?


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Week of 01/13/08 - 01/19/08

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

On average, 100 people choke to death on ball-point pens every year.



Do bleached blondes pretend to have more fun?


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Week of 01/20/08 - 01/26/08

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older



How did a fool and his money get together in the first place?


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Week of 01/27/08 - 02/02/08

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

A snail can sleep for three years



Why do croutons come in airtight packages when it's just stale bread to begin with?


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Week of 02/03/08 - 02/09/08

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

The electric chair was invented by a dentist



Why do we wait until a pig is dead to "cure" it?


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Week of 02/10/08 - 02/16/08

Old Wives Tale

Weather

Killing a spider will make it rain the next day.



Didja Know?

Americans on average eat 18 acres of pizza every day



How can someone "draw a blank"?


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Week of 02/17/08 - 02/23/08

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

There are more cars than people in Los Angeles



If swimming is so good for your figure, how do you explain whales?


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Week of 02/24/08 - 03/01/08

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

The most popular perfume in the world is Chanel No. 5



My weight is perfect for my height -- which varies.


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Week of 03/02/08 - 03/08/08

Old Wives Tale

Marriage

If a girl sits on a table, she will be an old maid.



Didja Know?

The average skywriting letter is 2 miles high.



Support bacteria. They're the only culture some people have.


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Week of 03/09/08 - 03/15/08

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

There is no Roman numeral for zero



Depression is merely anger without enthusiasm




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