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Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Steerforth, Oct 25, 2016.

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    Well if Coleridge can do it, I guess Norman Mailer can too.
     
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    68.7% of statistics are made up.
     
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    This percentage rises precipitously, however, if I'm involved.
     
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    Polar bears make polar fleece jackets in Szechuan, China.


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    Fact: All words are made up. Anyone can do it. You just have to get a few people to agree on what the word means. Then, Bam! You have a word. Publish it, and maybe it will end up in a dictionary some day.
     
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    Back to the OP.

    Xavier Mertz, the Swiss Explorer and one of the ill-fated party of the 1912–13 Australasian Antarctic Expedition died from hypervitaminosis A (an excessive intake of vitamin A) from consuming the livers of the Huskies.

    No Polar Bears to eat as this was the Antarctic.

    Of course no-one was ever able to do an autopsy on poor Mertz, so his cause of death is just an assumption based on the fact that Mawson and Mertz survived by eating their dogs, not a fact in itself or a factoid, or a factid etc...

    Others have conjectured that Mawson staved Mertz in order to eat him. Liver and all.

    CP
     
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    Mmm, 68% of statistics say that 68% of statistics say that...because that's what it is, a statistic,.. s'why.
     
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    I have yet to see a polar bear in Montana, but I've seen Bigfoot prints in the snow. Correlation?
     
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    Well one of my favorite facts is that more people die by falling coconuts than by sharks. Oh and more sharks die because of humans than because of falling coconuts. Has nothing to do with polar bears but whatever
     
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    The first time Silent Night was played was in a church in Germany 1880, it was played by a Polar Bear...

    no wait... it was played on a Guitar, as the church organ was not working...

    just watching a doco on the song's beginnings...
     
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    McCartney wrote about that... "Liver and Let Die".
     
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    Fact: some people think they have humour when not.
     
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    Surely you mean starved, not staved? :confused:

    But now for a factoid: You can't slam a revolving door.
     
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