ID Lounge Gotta try this...

Discussion in 'ID Members Lounge' started by mscbkc070904, Feb 20, 2005.

  1. mscbkc070904

    mscbkc070904 Premium Member

    It is impossible to lick your elbow.

    Try it I did and I couldnt...not like I would think about licking it, but...its funny to watch someone else try though.
     
  2. pineappleupsidedown

    pineappleupsidedown Premium Member

    I know someone who can. He has WAY to much extra skin on his elbow.

    its funny to watch anyone else try though :p

    ---Pineapple
     
  3. mscbkc070904

    mscbkc070904 Premium Member

    well the skin doesnt count...its the elbow period...lol...but its funny no matter what...yeah i can see myself going up to to some friends....Hey try this...lick your elbow. The looks you will get off that one. First question will be WHY?
     
  4. Bleys

    Bleys Phoenix Takes Flight Staff Member

    Pineapple - that is just nasty!!!!

    My sister and daughter can both touch their noses with their tongues - Gene Simmons, eat your heart out.

    B.
     
  5. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    I had a friend that bet us that he could do it... We all lost $50 each.... Well, yes it is impossible, except for someone that can pop their shoulder out of joint. Yes, he was in tremendous pain, but I guess $250 was worth it...... lol
     
  6. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    Ok, I am looking up weird facts and came across these while searching your licking elbow thing....

    The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time TV were Fred and Wilma Flintstone.
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    Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the US Treasury.
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    Men can read smaller print than women can; women can hear better.
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    Coca-Cola was originally green.
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    It is impossible to lick your elbow.
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    The state with the highest percentage of people who walk to work: Alaska
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    The percentage of Africa that is wilderness: 28% (now get this...)
    The percentage of North America that is wilderness: 38%
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    The cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of eleven: $6,400
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    The average number of people airborne over the US any given hour: 61,000
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    Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.
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    The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.
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    The youngest pope was 11 years old.
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    The first novel ever written on a typewriter: Tom Sawyer.
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    Those San Francisco Cable cars are the only mobile National Monuments.
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    Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history:
    Spades - King David,
    Hearts - Charlemagne,
    Clubs -Alexander, the Great
    Diamonds - Julius Caesar
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    111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321
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    If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the
    air, the person died in battle. If the horse has one front leg in the air
    the person died as a result of wounds received in battle. If the horse has
    all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.
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    Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, John
    Hancock and Charles Thomson. Most of the rest signed on August 2, but the last signature wasn't added until 5 years later.
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    "I am." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
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    Hershey's Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them looks like it's kissing the conveyor belt.
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    Q. Half of all Americans live within 50 miles of what?
    A. Their birthplace
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    Q. Most boat owners name their boats. What is the most popular boat name requested?
    A. Obsession
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    Q. If you were to spell out numbers, how far would you have to go until you
    would find the letter "A"?
    A. One thousand
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    Q. What do bulletproof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers, and laser
    printers all have in common?
    A. All invented by women.
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    Q. What is the only food that doesn't spoil?
    A. Honey
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    Q. There are more collect calls on this day than any other day of the year?
    A. Father's Day
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    Q. What trivia fact about Mel Blanc (voice of Bugs Bunny) is the most
    ironic?
    A. He was allergic to carrots.
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    Q. What is an activity performed by 40% of all people at a party?
    A. Snoop in your medicine cabinet.
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    In Shakespeare's time, mattresses were secured on bed frames by ropes.
    When you pulled on the ropes the mattress tightened, making the bed
    firmer to sleep on. Hence the phrase "goodnight, sleep tight".
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    It was the accepted practice in Babylon 4,000 years ago that for a month
    after the wedding, the bride's father would supply his son-in-law with all
    the mead he could drink. Mead is a honey beer and because their calendar
    was lunar based, this period was called the honey month we know today as
    the honeymoon.
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    In English pubs, ale is ordered by pints and quarts. So in old England,
    when customers got unruly, the bartender would yell at them mind their own
    pints and quarts and settle down. It's where we get the phrase "mind your
    P's and Q's"
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    Many years ago in England, pub frequenters had a whistle baked into the
    rim or handle of their ceramic cups. When they needed a refill, they used
    the whistle to get some service. "Wet your whistle" is the phrase inspired
    by this practice.
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    In Scotland, a new game was invented. It was entitled Gentlemen Only.
    Ladies Forbidden.... and thus the word GOLF entered into the English language.
    ~~~~~~~~~~~AND FINALLY~~~~~~~~~~~~
    At least 75% of people who read this will try to lick their elbow.
     
  7. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    Well, to burst everyones bubble..... Yes, Ignorance is denied to today...

    According to the Guiness Book of World Records....
    They also provide a picture..... ;)
     
  8. mscbkc070904

    mscbkc070904 Premium Member

    Hey JC where did you get these weird facts??? Got a link for it, i want to read more....
     
  9. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    Actually, not sure where it came from.... I just search the internet everyway up and down. Forgot where I was at........ sry
     
  10. Gravare

    Gravare Premium Member

    :no: i can lick my left elbow, but not my right. i messed up the left joint when i was little though, so maybe thats why...
     
  11. TheWidowGarret

    TheWidowGarret Premium Member

    That's like asking someone to bite their ear lol :p
     
  12. pineappleupsidedown

    pineappleupsidedown Premium Member

    A. 5 Starbucks
     
  13. TheWidowGarret

    TheWidowGarret Premium Member

    LOL, I don't even know where to find 5 Starbucks, I thought about it, and I only know where three are! :pbjtime:
     
  14. Ameliah

    Ameliah Member

    Those are some pretty interesting facts. Although I didn't try to lick my elbow...
     
  15. Waxy cheesecake

    Waxy cheesecake Premium Member

    Interesting. I have a really strange fact.
    23% of all photocopying errors happen when people try to photocopy their buttocks.