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  1. mctiger

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    Today is the anniversary of the day Anne Sullivan began teaching sign language to 6-year old Helen Keller (1887). LKF: For several years in the 1920's, Sullivan and Keller toured together on the vaudeville circuit, performing a skit they created to raise awareness for the handicapped.
     
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    That deaf dumb and blind kid sure plays a mean pinball.
     
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    It is against the law to die in the town of Svalbard Norway.
     
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    Les Paul us the only person to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the National Inventors Hall of Fame
     
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    The word hypnogogic refers to the state of mind just before falling asleep.
     
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    If I ever get a pet tortoise I'm going to name him Usain, The fasted recorded land speed by a tortoise is 0.28 meters per second.
     
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    The world record for the number of T Shirts worn at one time is 257.
     
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    Dmitri Hvorostovsky was known as the Elvis of Opera but he looked a lot like Ric Flair

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    In 2013 a British naval vessel used the music of Brittney Spears to scare of Somali pirates.

    Merchant naval officer Rachel Owens explained the tactics: "Her songs were chosen by the security team because they thought the pirates would hate them most

    I wonder if they considered playing the theme music from the Popeye cartoons.
     

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