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What did you learn today?

Postby CelticRose » Sat Oct 31, 2009 12:00 pm

You learn something new every day. What did you learn today?

Today I learned that former president Jimmy Carter was attacked by a swimming rabbit. 8O

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimmy_Carter_rabbit_incident
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Re: What did you learn today?

Postby alin0s » Sun Nov 01, 2009 2:32 am

today i learned about the Kaaba and Qiblah

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kabaa

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qibla

i also learned my Qibla location would be northeast if I was muslim.

Interesting useless info yay!
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Re: What did you learn today?

Postby CelticRose » Sun Nov 01, 2009 11:16 am

I learned about a plant that produces its own heat to warm its flowers.

Warning: Some profanity and adult themes in this link.
http://plantsarethestrangestpeople.blogspot.com/2009/11/nightclub-owner-philodendron.html
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Re: What did you learn today?

Postby pigeon309 » Tue Nov 03, 2009 1:11 pm

Today I learned about the etymology of the word "hello".

http://dictionary.reference.com/help/faq/language/
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Re: What did you learn today?

Postby CelticRose » Wed Nov 04, 2009 8:10 am

Yesterday, I learned that I don't know enough about mail servers to set up internal email at work. :(
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Re: What did you learn today?

Postby pigeon309 » Sat Nov 07, 2009 7:44 am

Today I learned that I am still friends with my friends.
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Re: What did you learn today?

Postby pigeon309 » Mon Nov 09, 2009 10:49 am

Yesterday I learned a new russian word: phonetically, "byelka". It means "squirrel".
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Re: What did you learn today?

Postby CelticRose » Mon Nov 09, 2009 12:34 pm

Yesterday I learned that I'm not going to be working this week until Wednesday. :(
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Re: What did you learn today?

Postby CelticRose » Tue Nov 10, 2009 5:11 pm

I just learned that plants don't die of old age. Some die after flowering, but others could potentially live forever if they're not killed by disease, pests, or accidents. 8O
Be who you are & say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter & those who matter don't mind. - Dr. Seuss

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Re: What did you learn today?

Postby CelticRose » Fri Nov 13, 2009 8:56 pm

I learned that there's a website based on the Hitchhiker's Guide to Galaxy. Based on the Guide itself, not the novels.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/
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Re: What did you learn today?

Postby CelticRose » Sat Nov 28, 2009 10:33 am

Today I learned what an Osage-orange is.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osage-orange
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Re: What did you learn today?

Postby pigeon309 » Wed Jan 20, 2010 2:59 pm

Today I learned that the word "companion" is derived from the Latin for "one with whom you would eat bread". :mrgreen:

http://www.westegg.com/etymology/#companion
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Re: What did you learn today?

Postby CelticRose » Wed Jan 20, 2010 8:03 pm

I learned about tests and therapies for pathologies of the kidneys and urinary tract. I'll spare you the details. ;)
Be who you are & say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter & those who matter don't mind. - Dr. Seuss

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Re: What did you learn today?

Postby pigeon309 » Sat Jan 30, 2010 9:36 am

Today I learned about false cognates.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/False_cognate
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Re: What did you learn today?

Postby CelticRose » Thu Feb 04, 2010 5:41 pm

I learned that the forum was back up. :boogie:
Be who you are & say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter & those who matter don't mind. - Dr. Seuss

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