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"Dreamt" is the only word in the English language that ends with "mt."

Go Gophers!!
Scrabble notes: Words that start with "q" but do not have a "u":

7 Letter Words (ya, like you'll ever get one of these...)​

6 Letter Words (real long shot, but maybe)​

5 Letter Words (gettin' more real)​

4 Letter Words (now we're playing...)​

3 Letter Words (yep, these are pretty solid)​

2 Letter Words (and my "It's my last turn I've gotta play it somewhere" move)​

 

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Voyager 1 was launched in 1977 to study the outer planets of our solar system. In 2012, it exited our Solar System and entered interstellar space and has now traveled about 14.5 billion miles from Earth, making it the farthest human-made object.

It takes light 20 hours and 33 minutes to get to Voyager's current interstellar location, so a round-trip message between the space agency and Voyager takes just under two days.
 

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2. You Can Pinch a Weenus as Hard as You Want

Forget occupying your kid with a book or screen. There is no better juvenile distraction than playing with your weenus. The extra skin on your elbow, known scientifically as olecranal skin or colloquially at the weenus, is basically nature’s Silly Puddy because there are fewer sensory neurons located there. That means you can keep kneading it all day long, and as hard as you want. That’s not to say that you can’t injure your elbow in other ways like playing tennis or overdoing it at the gym, but treating your extra skin like a stress ball is fair game.
 

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2. You Can Pinch a Weenus as Hard as You Want

Forget occupying your kid with a book or screen. There is no better juvenile distraction than playing with your weenus. The extra skin on your elbow, known scientifically as olecranal skin or colloquially at the weenus, is basically nature’s Silly Puddy because there are fewer sensory neurons located there. That means you can keep kneading it all day long, and as hard as you want. That’s not to say that you can’t injure your elbow in other ways like playing tennis or overdoing it at the gym, but treating your extra skin like a stress ball is fair game.
And to think, I've always been ashamed of my weenus play.
 

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T-Rex is closer to humans in Earth's timeline than the stegosaurus. Or something like that.
 




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Voyager 1 was launched in 1977 to study the outer planets of our solar system. In 2012, it exited our Solar System and entered interstellar space and has now traveled about 14.5 billion miles from Earth, making it the farthest human-made object.

It takes light 20 hours and 33 minutes to get to Voyager's current interstellar location, so a round-trip message between the space agency and Voyager takes just under two days.
Remarkable!
 




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In 1913, Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, Leon Trotsky, Josip Tito and Sigmund Freud all lived within a few blocks of each other in Vienna.
 






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If one is located in downtown Chicago, IL (the Miracle Mile) and heads due south, the state one winds up in before the the Gulf of Mexico is.....

Florida.
 


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Answer = 1.6 Meters (about 5'), so yes, you could easily walk underneath it.

Now, do the same for a pool cue ball. If you add 10M to the radius, could you walk underneath it?

Answer = It's the same offset, 1.6 Meters from the surface, the original diameter of the object doesn't matter.
 

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If one is located in downtown Chicago, IL (the Miracle Mile) and heads due south, the state one winds up in before the the Gulf of Mexico is.....

Florida.
... is the state of Bliss. Hell ya, I got out of Chicago :party:

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Pretty cool stat though that if you go straight south you do hit the panhandle of Flordia.
 





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