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Karson

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1923 days ago

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A little known fact….

The first testicular guard “Cup” was used in Hockey in 1874 and the first helmet was used in 1974.

It took 100 years for men to realize that the brain is also important.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †


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kiwi1969

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#1 posted 1923 days ago

Priorities Karson, priorities

-- if the hand is not working it is not a pure hand

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MsDebbieP

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#2 posted 1923 days ago

((grinning))

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#3 posted 1923 days ago

Very revealing information. When was bulletproof jacket used first?
Sharad

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Rustic

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#4 posted 1923 days ago

They have always said that men are thinking with the wrong head :-)

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#5 posted 1923 days ago

You can’t blame the hockey players.

They got their marching orders from their wives!

Who also happened to be in charge of Life Insurance policies.

Lee

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odie

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#6 posted 1923 days ago

And this surprises you ???

-- Odie, Confucius say, "He who laughs at one's self is BUTT of joke". http://woodstermangotwood.blogspot.com/ (my funny blog)

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Hrolfr

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#7 posted 1923 days ago

Well I have to admit if I have to choose head or the boys….... I would take a hit to the head just about everytime…..

-- Hrolfr

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Woodwrecker

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#8 posted 1923 days ago

First things first buddy.

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John Gray

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#9 posted 1923 days ago

I knew that. ;-))

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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Splinterman

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#10 posted 1923 days ago

Now you tell me…........Shhh.

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Napaman

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#11 posted 1923 days ago

i wonder if they wore cups in baseball before helmets???

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a1Jim

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#12 posted 1923 days ago

I think probably a woman invented the helmet

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John in SD

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#13 posted 1922 days ago

maybe the cup too

-- Life used to be soooo much simpler!!!!

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Rob

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#14 posted 1922 days ago

In the sport of Cricket, these “cups” are referred to as a “box”. In an unfortunate case of mismarketing last year, Kentucky Fried Chicken released a lunch pack called a “Cricketer’s box” Makes you hungry dunn’it..NOT!

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Dan'um Style

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#15 posted 1922 days ago

other fun facts
...
Tablecloths were originally meant to be served as towels with which dinner guests could wipe their hands and faces after eating.

Until the nineteenth century, solid blocks of tea were used as money in Siberia.

Tourists visiting Iceland should know that tipping at a restaurant is considered an insult.

When glass breaks, the cracks move faster than 3,000 miles per hour. To photograph the event, a camera must shoot at a millionth of a second.

A violin contains about 70 separate pieces of wood.

During your lifetime, you’ll eat about 60,000 pounds of food, that’s the weight of about 6 elephants.

Dolphins sleep with one eye open.

A sneeze travels out your mouth at over 100 m.p.h.

There wasn’t a single pony in the Pony Express, just horses.

Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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