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    Quote Originally Posted by TrickyDicky View Post
    An ostrich's eye is physically bigger than its brain
    That's nothing. My granny used to tell me my eyes were bigger than my stomach.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hawker View Post
    Cats don't have a collar bome.

    HTH.

    Do they need one, bearing in mind I rarely see a cat with a collar . . ?

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    Elephants are the only animal with four knees.

    I think they can't jump either, but that might be a myth? (I'm not cheating with goggle)

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Martian View Post
    Elephants are the only animal with four knees.

    I think they can't jump either, but that might be a myth? (I'm not cheating with goggle)
    I thought that was 'White Men'?

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    The only 2 animals that can't walk backwards are the ones on the Australia emblem.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KungFooBob View Post
    I thought that was 'White Men'?
    Have got four knees?

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Martian View Post
    Elephants are the only animal with four knees.

    I think they can't jump either, but that might be a myth? (I'm not cheating with goggle)
    People mistake birds ankles for their knees.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Taipan View Post
    People mistake birds ankles for their knees.

    As with most vertebrates with "backwards knees" I think.

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    Many millions of years ago, there was life on Mars . Cool




    But they died out coz they all bought BMWs and crashed into trees

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yorick View Post
    Many millions of years ago, there was life on Mars . Cool




    But they died out coz they all bought BMWs and crashed into trees
    The chances of anything coming from Mars are a million to one.

    Anybody who has watched enough Hollywood movies* knows that million to one shots come off nine times out of ten.


    * Or read Sir Pterry's books.

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    Accidentally twatting a recently broken bone with a hammer hurts more than breaking it originally

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    A CX500 can be wheelied

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    Quote Originally Posted by Julian_Boolean View Post
    A CX500 can be wheelied
    Oh yes and with style and panache...


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