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Re: Hilarious, dumb, or very unknown facts!
« Reply #100 on: March 24, 2017, 09:05:58 pm »
My Chihuahua was secretly a hellhound  :D

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Re: Hilarious, dumb, or very unknown facts!
« Reply #101 on: March 25, 2017, 09:10:04 pm »
The Republic XF-91 Thunderceptor was the first service type aircraft to exceed the speed of sound in level flight.
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Re: Hilarious, dumb, or very unknown facts!
« Reply #102 on: March 28, 2017, 04:18:37 pm »
"OoRah" Of the USMC originated from Marines making fun of Navy submariners. The noise was used aboard the submarine to signal a dive.
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Re: Hilarious, dumb, or very unknown facts!
« Reply #103 on: March 28, 2017, 08:48:57 pm »
Nylon is named for New York and London, the two cities where it was discovered at about the same time.
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Re: Hilarious, dumb, or very unknown facts!
« Reply #104 on: June 19, 2017, 09:08:35 pm »
Of the handful of WW2-era Martin JRM "Mars" flying ships that were made, most still exist and were converted to water bombers for fighting forest fires.
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Re: Hilarious, dumb, or very unknown facts!
« Reply #105 on: August 05, 2017, 08:41:56 pm »
Prickly Pear Cacti are native to Western Michigan. I encountered some while recovering a model rocket last weekend at NARAM 59.
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Re: Hilarious, dumb, or very unknown facts!
« Reply #106 on: September 23, 2017, 09:55:29 pm »
A vixen may be helped by a sister in raising the litter. Vixens have also been known to adopt orphan kits.
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Re: Hilarious, dumb, or very unknown facts!
« Reply #107 on: October 12, 2017, 06:33:35 pm »
Kaiser Wilhelm established a colony of raccoons in Germany before the First World War.
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