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Index of Weeks 651 thru 676
Week of 09/12/10 - 09/18/10 Week of 09/19/10 - 09/25/10 Week of 09/26/10 - 10/02/10
Week of 10/03/10 - 10/09/10 Week of 10/10/10 - 10/16/10 Week of 10/17/10 - 10/23/10
Week of 10/24/10 - 10/30/10 Week of 10/31/10 - 11/06/10 Week of 11/07/10 - 11/13/10
Week of 11/14/10 - 11/20/10 Week of 11/21/10 - 11/27/10 Week of 11/28/10 - 12/04/10
Week of 12/05/10 - 12/11/10 Week of 12/12/10 - 12/18/10 Week of 12/19/10 - 12/25/10
Week of 12/26/10 - 01/01/11 Week of 01/02/11 - 01/08/11 Week of 01/09/11 - 01/15/11
Week of 01/16/11 - 01/22/11 Week of 01/23/11 - 01/29/11 Week of 01/30/11 - 02/05/11
Week of 02/06/11 - 02/12/11 Week of 02/13/11 - 02/19/11 Week of 02/20/11 - 02/26/11
Week of 08/27/11 - 03/05/11 Week of 03/06/11 - 03/12/11
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Week of 09/12/10 - 09/18/10

Old Wives Tale

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



Didja Know?

The ice covering Antarctica is 6500 feet thick



The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list


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Week of 09/19/10 - 09/25/10

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

A silkworm can spin a thread over 1/2 mile long



If winning isn't everything why do they keep score?


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Week of 09/26/10 - 10/02/10

Old Wives Tale

Marriage

If you can walk around the block with your mouth full of water
you will be married within a year.



Didja Know?

An ant can survive under water for up to two weeks



The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents,
and the second half by our children.


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Week of 10/03/10 - 10/09/10

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

The opposite sides of a dice cube always add up to seven



There is a very fine line between "hobby" and "mental illness."


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Week of 10/10/10 - 10/16/10

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

US Post Office handles 43% of the world’s mail. Its nearest competitor is Japan with 6%



The most powerful force in the universe is gossip


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Week of 10/17/10 - 10/23/10

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

The odds of being struck by lightning are about 600,000 to one



Men are from Earth, women are from Earth. Deal with it


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Week of 10/24/10 - 10/30/10

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

One in ten people in the world live on an island



Women like silent men, they think they're listening


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Week of 10/31/10 - 11/06/10

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

160 billion emails are sent daily – more than 2 million per second – by 1.2 billion email senders
97% of it is spam



Why isn't "phonetic" spelled the way it sounds?


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Week of 11/07/10 - 11/13/10

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

The Vatican is the world’s smallest country, at 0,16 square miles (0,44 square km)



Why is "abbreviation" such a long word?


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Week of 11/14/10 - 11/20/10

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

An adult giraffe's kick is so powerful that it can decapitate a lion



A fool and his money are soon partying.


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Week of 11/21/10 - 11/27/10

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

A dime has 118 ridges around the edge



Do pediatricians play miniature golf on Wednesdays?


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Week of 11/28/10 - 12/04/10

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

Natural pearls will melt in vinegar



If you're born again, do you have two bellybuttons?


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Week of 12/05/10 - 12/11/10

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

There are no clocks in Las Vegas casinos



Women like silent men, they think they're listening


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Week of 12/12/10 - 12/18/10

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

The Dead Sea is 365 m (1,200 ft) below sea level.



Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.


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Week of 12/19/10 - 12/25/10

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn't wear pants



To be intoxicated is to feel sophisticated but not be able to say


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Week of 12/26/10 - 01/01/11

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

One billion seconds is about 32 years.



If quizzes are quizzical, what are tests?


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Week of 01/02/11 - 01/08/11

Old Wives Tale

Wishes

A wish made on the first robin of spring will be granted.



Didja Know?

The range of a medieval long-bow is 220 yards.



How did a fool and his money get together?


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Week of 01/09/11 - 01/15/11

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

On the average, American men carry more monet than women do



A pat on the back is only a few centimeters away from a kick in the ass


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Week of 01/16/11 - 01/22/11

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

You can only see a rainbow in the morning or late in the afternoon



If it wasn't for the last minute, nothing would ever get done


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Week of 01/23/11 - 01/29/11

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

The U.S. has nearly 2/3 of the world's lawyers



When you don't know what to do, walk fast and look worried


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Week of 01/30/11 - 02/05/11

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



The punishment for bigamy?
Two mothers-in-law.


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Week of 02/06/11 - 02/12/11

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

The Statue of Liberty was originally built for the Suez canal



Marriage is a 3-ring circus:
Engagement ring, wedding ring and suffering


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Week of 02/13/11 - 02/19/11

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

The biggest tomato on record weighed 7 1/2 pounds



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


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Week of 02/20/11 - 02/26/11

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

The elephant is the only animal that has four knees



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


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Week of 02/27/11 - 03/05/11

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

Penguins can jump as high as six feet into the air



Do married people live longer than single ones or does it only seem longer?


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Week of 03/06/11 - 03/12/11

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

60% of all animals on earth are rodents.



Why doesn't Tarzan have a beard?




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