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    Quote Originally Posted by Amelia View Post
    The G.I. which ultimately came to describe our soldiers originally meant "galvanized iron".

    G.I. (military) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    I thought G.I. got it's current meaning from WWII draftees being Government Inductees.

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    Quote Originally Posted by angryamerican View Post
    The 3 Musketeers bar was originally split into three pieces with three different flavors: vanilla, chocolate and strawberry. When the other flavors became harder to come by during World War II, Mars decided to go all chocolate.
    That is a good one and something I didn't know.
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    Clark Gable had extremely bad breath, his female co-stars were repulsed when they had to do a kissing scene with him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spookycolt View Post
    Clark Gable had extremely bad breath, his female co-stars were repulsed when they had to do a kissing scene with him.
    Allegedly it was caused by his dentures.

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    I've learned, that the U.S. investigators are looking into the possibility that Iran assisted North Korea with a cyber attack on Sony Pictures. And that's ridiculous.

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    Peter Capaldi, AKA the Twelfth Doctor, has won an Oscar.

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    told you so Amelia's Avatar
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    "Twelfth" would make a good hangman word.




    Not as good as "rhythm", but good. (:
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    People from Glasgow are called Glaswegians.



    I've learned so much today, I don't need to learn anything tomorrow.

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    Thanks from Amelia, Engine-Ear and jackalope

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    Quote Originally Posted by Amelia View Post
    People from Glasgow are called Glaswegians.



    I've learned so much today, I don't need to learn anything tomorrow.
    That's pronounced Glaswegians.
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