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05-27-2009 11:04 AM

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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 soon moving to Virginia †

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#1 posted 05-27-2009 11:37 AM

Priorities Karson, priorities

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#2 posted 05-27-2009 12:12 PM


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#3 posted 05-27-2009 12:49 PM

Very revealing information. When was bulletproof jacket used first?

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#4 posted 05-27-2009 01:51 PM

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

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#5 posted 05-27-2009 02:14 PM

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.


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#6 posted 05-27-2009 02:42 PM

And this surprises you ???

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#7 posted 05-27-2009 03:14 PM

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…..

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#8 posted 05-27-2009 03:32 PM

First things first buddy.

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#9 posted 05-27-2009 03:57 PM

I knew that. ;-))

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#10 posted 05-27-2009 04:02 PM

Now you tell me…........Shhh.

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#11 posted 05-27-2009 04:40 PM

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

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#12 posted 05-27-2009 05:10 PM

I think probably a woman invented the helmet

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#13 posted 05-28-2009 12:43 AM

maybe the cup too

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

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#14 posted 05-28-2009 12:43 AM

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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#15 posted 05-28-2009 03:28 AM

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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