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I had heard the rumour... As if Chelsea really need to strengthen the squad!!! Plenty of scope for the tabloid headline writers if he makes a mistake though... lol What I'd love to see in the English game instead is another Klinsman, if such a player exists...

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I've seen your chancellor topless in the London Daily Mail ... :laughing: :ooo: Now THAT'S a positive step forward for the EU as a whole- I mean , c'mon France , beat that now ! ! :laughing: New topic : political ' Nudism ' ....

Italy was a pioneer in that arena a few years ago, Kevin. They had some porno chick as their leader who was still not shy, even while in office.

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Hungary workers get shock at bottom of rum barrel Thu May 4, 9:49 AM ET

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungarian builders who drank their way to the bottom of a huge barrel of rum while renovating a house got a nasty surprise when a pickled corpse tumbled out of the empty barrel, a police magazine website reported.


According to online magazine www.zsaru.hu, workers in Szeged in the south of Hungary tried to move the barrel after they had drained it, only to find it was surprisingly heavy and were shocked when the body of a naked man fell out.

The website said that the body of the man had been shipped back from Jamaica 20 years ago by his wife in the barrel of rum in order to avoid the cost and paperwork of an official return.

According to the website, workers said the rum in the 300-liter barrel had a "special taste" so they even decanted a few bottles of the liquor to take home.

The wife has since died and the man was buried in a proper grave.

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I was send an e-mail with a page long list of useless trivia... I love it :)

It's too big to post everything so here's a first part:

A mole can dig a tunnel 300 feet long in just one night!

A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off - it dies from starvation!

A crocodile always grows new teeth to replace the old teeth!

A group of geese on the ground is a gaggle, a group of geese in the air is a skein!

A hard working adult sweats up to 4 gallons per day. Most of the sweat evaporates before a person realizes it's there, though!

A hedgehog's heart beats 300 times a minute on average!

A hippo can open its mouth wide enough to fit a 4 foot tall child inside!

A hummingbird weighs less than a penny!

A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second!

A lump of pure gold the size of a matchbox can be flattened into a sheet the size of a tennis court!

A quarter has 119 grooves on its edge, a dime has one less groove!

After eating, a housefly regurgitates its food and then eats it again!

Apples are more efficient than caffeine in keeping people awake in the mornings!

Bulls are colorblind, therefore will usually charge at a matador's waving cape no matter what color it is -- be it red or neon yellow!

Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand!

Cat urine glows under a black-light!

Dogs and cats, like humans, are either right or left handed... or is that paws?!

Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie!

Human teeth are almost as hard as rocks!

Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete!

If you counted 24 hours a day, it would take 31,688 years to reach one trillion!

Most lipstick contains fish scales!

No piece of square dry paper can be folded more than 7 times in half!

Nose prints are used to identify dogs, just like humans use fingerprints!

One ragweed plant can release as many as one billion grains of pollen!

Over 10,000 birds a year die from smashing into windows!

Over 2500 left handed people a year are killed from using products made for right handed people!

Porcupines float in water!

Skepticisms is the longest word that alternates hands when typing!

Smelling bananas and/or green apples (smelling, not eating) can help you lose weight!

The average ice berg weighs 20,000,000 tons!

The average life span of a major league baseball is 5-7 pitches!

The average person has over 1,460 dreams a year!

The Earth weighs around 6,588,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 tons!

The electric chair was invented by a dentist!

The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds!

The most used letter in the English alphabet is 'E', and 'Q' is the least used!

The opposite sides of a dice cube always add up to seven!

The original name for the butterfly was 'flutterby'!

The placement of a donkey's eyes in its head enables it to see all four feet at all times!

The poison-arrow frog has enough poison to kill about 2,200 people!

The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over a lazy dog." uses every letter of the alphabet!

The sloth (a mammal) moves so slowly that green algae can grow undisturbed on its fur!

The state of Florida is bigger than England!

The sun is 330,330 times larger than the earth!

The world's termites outweigh the world's humans 10 to 1!

There are more than 10 million bricks in the Empire State Building!

Thomas Edison, lightbulb inventor, was afraid of the dark!

Windmills always turn counter-clockwise. Except for the windmills in Ireland!

Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day!

You're born with 300 bones, but when you get to be an adult, you only have 206!

101 Dalmatians and Peter Pan are the only two Disney cartoon features with both parents that are present and don't die throughout the movie.

142857 is a cyclic number, the numbers of which always appear in the same order but rotated around when multiplied by any number from 1 to 6. 142857 * 2 = 285714 142857 * 3 = 428571 142857 * 4 = 571428 142857 * 5 = 714285 142857 * 6 = 857142

A barnacle has the largest penis of any other animal in the world in relation to its size.

A dragonfly has a lifespan of twenty-four hours.

A duck's quack doesn't echo. No one knows why.

A female ferret will die if it goes into heat and cannot find a mate.

A flush toilet exists that dates back to 2000 BC.

A fully loaded supertanker traveling at normal speed takes a least twenty minutes to stop.

A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.

A lion's roar can be heard from five miles away.

A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.

A rat can last longer without water than a camel.

A rhinoceros' horn is made of compacted hair.

A species of earthworm in Australia grows up to 10 feet in length.

A ten-gallon hat holds three-quarters of a gallon.

A walla-walla scene is one where extras pretend to be talking in the background -- when they say "walla-walla" it looks like they are actually talking.

A whale's penis is called a dork.

According to Genesis 1:20-22 the chicken came before the egg.

Actor Tommy Lee Jones and vice-president Al Gore were freshman roommates at Harvard.

After human death, post-mortem rigidity starts in the head and travels to the feet, and leaves the same way it came -- head to toe.

Albert Brooks's real name is Albert Einstein.

Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, never phoned his wife or his mother. They were both deaf.

Alexander the Great was an epileptic.

Alfred Hitchcock didn't have a belly button. It was eliminated when he was sewn up after surgery.

All of the officers in the Confederate army were given copies of Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo, to carry with them at all times. Robert E. Lee, among others, believed that the book symbolized their cause. Both revolts were defeated.

An ostrich's eye is bigger than it's brain.

Ancient drinkers warded off the devil by clinking their cups.

Ancient Egyptians shaved off their eyebrows to mourn the deaths of their cats.

Anteaters prefer termites to ants.

Armored knights raised their visors to identify themselves when they rode past their king. This custom has become the modern military salute.

Astronauts are not allowed to eat beans before they go into space because passing wind in a spacesuit damages them.

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Got two stories for ya today.....

In New Hampshire a chubby belly man is flashing women in the state park, here is the strange part, he is wearing his underwear on his head to hide is face!! Wonder if it is clean??

On eBay...gee what a surprise something weird on there, up for sale is the image of Christ on a home pregnancy test. The seller said she did not pee on the stick and she is also selling the toilet seat she was sitting on when she discoverd the image. This has left me just shaking my head!

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Did you read about the woman who called 911 for a date?? Her neighbor's called about loud noises coming from the woman's home, so a sheriff's deputy responded to Lorna Jeanne Dudash's home. But after they left, Lorna called 911 in a desperate attempt to get the deputy she called "a cutie pie" to return. The dispatcher asked why he needed to return and Lorna repied,"honey, I'm just going to be honest with you, ok? I'm 45 years old and I'd just like to meed him again." Well the deputy did return, to arrest Lorna. She faces a $6,000 fine and a year in jail for misusing 911.

A new idea in dating?? Oh wacky is this!!

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911 call for 'cute' deputy gets woman arrested!

ALOHA, Oregon (AP) -- A woman who called 911 to get "the cutest cop I've seen" sent back to her home got a date all right -- a court date.

The same sheriff's deputy arrested her on charges of misuse of the emergency dispatch system.

Washington County Sheriff's Sgt. David Thompson told KGW-TV of Portland it all started with a noise complaint called in last month by neighbors of Lorna Jeanne Dudash. The deputy sent to check on the complaint knocked on her door then left.

Thompson said Dudash then called 911, asking that the "cutie pie" deputy return. (Watch to hear parts of the call and see how Dudash explained her actions -- :52)

"He's the cutest cop I've seen in a long time. I just want to know his name," Dudash told the dispatcher. "Heck, it doesn't come very often a good man comes to your doorstep."

After listening to some more, followed by a bit of silence, the dispatcher asked again why Dudash needed the deputy to return.

"Honey, I'm just going to be honest with you, OK? I just thought he was cute. I'm 45 years old, and I'd just like to meet him again, but I don't know how to go about doing that without calling 911," she said.

"I know this is absolutely not in any way, shape or form an emergency, but if you would give the officer my phone number and ask him to come back, would you mind?"

The deputy returned, verified that there was no emergency and arrested her for misusing the 911 system, an offense punishable by a fine of up to several thousand dollars and a year in jail.

Thompson said Thursday it was the first case he knew of in which someone called the emergency line for such a personal reason.

"That's taking up valuable time from dispatchers who could be taking true emergency calls," he said.

Story from CNN...wacky...wacky!! And what a price to pay!!

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Are you into toes????

July 26, 2006 (YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio) - A grand jury has accused a man of sucking on a woman's toe at the public library in nearby Boardman after he asked to kiss her feet to see her reaction as part of a sociology project.

A Mahoning County grand jury has charged Joseph Colella, 28, of suburban Poland Township, on a charge of gross sexual imposition. If convicted, he could be face up to 1 1/2 years in prison and a $5,000 fine.

A 27-year-old woman told police that on July 11 Colella asked to kiss her feet. She turned him down but said she relented when he repeatedly insisted, and he began kissing her foot and then sucked on a toe.

She pulled her foot away and the man asked her reaction, to which she replied she was freaked out.

The woman left to clean her foot and he was gone when she returned. She called police and picked him out of a photo lineup.

Detective Michelle DiMartino said Colella also was a suspect in a similar case in 2000.

Colella could not be reached for comment. A message seeking comment was left Tuesday at his home.

Ok this is really strange, I mean in a library??

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