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3 May 2021
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I like Taco Bell sometimes. My usual order is a Chicken Crunchwrap Supreme and a Baja Blast, maybe some cinnamon twists too.

"WeepyC came into the fray as the premier Jimmy Page fan, and will remain." - sir walter raleigh

 

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I mostly eat fast food while I’m driving, so I tend to just get a Crunchwrap combo if I go there

11 June 2021
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There are 246,500-ish miles of road in Great Britain.

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11 June 2021
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4.18 million miles in the USA. I bet they don’t count “roads” like the gravel and dirt road that runs for about a mile by the lake by my house. That “road” or whatever you want to call it doesn’t have a name.

11 June 2021
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We have the 9th longest system in the world – 510,000 miles.

Amazing how a country most the size of the US has such a significantly smaller network – probably because of a massive desert in the middlea-hard-days-night-george-10

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11 June 2021
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Great how a quiz show question got people looking at how much road they have!

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11 June 2021
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@Beatlebug has informed me that the ‘International Rutabaga Curling Championship’ is something that exists:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wik…..ampionship

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30 June 2021
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The Statue of Liberty was the first lighthouse in the United States powered by electricity.

(Also, very appropriate I should learn this now since Independence Day is this weekend.)

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I'm Necko.  I'm like Ringo except I wear necklaces.

I'm also ewe2 on weekends.

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The name of the German camera manufacturer Leica is a combination of the founder’s last name (Leitz) and “camera.”

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19 March 2022
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Robbie McIntosh and Paul Wickens both played on Tasmin Archers’ #1 UK single ‘Sleeping Satellite’ giving it a nice Paul connection.

George Harrison played on Jimmy Nail’s 1992 album ‘Growing Up in Public’, the song was called ‘Real Love‘.

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19 March 2022
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A Buffy the Vampire Slayer reboot is currently being cast. Rumor is they may pay the big bucks for Zendaya. 

 

In related news, since I first saw the Dido video for her song White Flag (starring David Boreanaz who played Angel), I could have sworn that Sarah Michelle Gellar played his date at the premiere. I even bet my daughter 20 bucks…oops! paul-mccartney-facepalm_gif(see 2:30 if you thought the same).

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27 March 2022
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The air molecules in Earth’s atmosphere are about the same size as blue light wavelengths and therefore scatter blue light, a phenomenon known as Rayleigh Scattering. That is why the sky appears blue (I knew this already). When the atmosphere contains more dust (which is closer in size to red light wavelengths), more red light wavelengths are scattered and the sky appears more red.

On Mars, the atmosphere is mostly dust, and therefore closer in size to red wavelengths, giving the sky a reddish tint. Mars’s sky is a golden color by day; during sunrise and sunset, the sky is a rosy hue with the vicinity of the sun appearing bluish.

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29 March 2022
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Learned today (not literally, was a week ago or so) that John and Paul contributed backing vocals to the Rolling Stones’ “Dandelion”.

(I knew about “We Love You” but didn’t realize they’d helped out on that single’s b-side as well.)

One day, a tape-op got a tape on backwards, he went to play it, and it was all "Neeeradno-undowarrroom" and it was "Wow! Sounds Indian!"
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29 March 2022
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Well, that’s obviously a debateable and uncertain “fact”, @Von Bontee, @vonbontee…

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29 March 2022
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“Unverifiable Things I Learned In the Last Week-Or-So” then, I guess.

GEORGE: In fact, The Detroit Sound. JOHN: In fact, yes. GEORGE: In fact, yeah. Tamla-Motown artists are our favorites. The Miracles. JOHN: We like Marvin Gaye. GEORGE: The Impressions PAUL & GEORGE: Mary Wells. GEORGE: The Exciters. RINGO: Chuck Jackson. JOHN: To name but eighty. 

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29 March 2022
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My go-to for Stones recordings, @vonbontee.

Endlessly useful.

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The creature with the most teeth is the snail, with the common garden snail having around 14,000 teeth, while other types of snail may have up to 20,000 teeth.

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When South Africa changed its flag in 1994 following the end of apartheid, they faxed the new design to Nelson Mandela but it was in black and white, so somebody had to go out to buy some felt tips so they could colour it in to allow Nelson to give a thumbs up to it.

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