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Our 8th guest liar is terry@noonien.demon.co.uk

Essex Pig-Tattooist of the Year (1975), Champion Bee-hive Sculpturist of the Season (Butlin's, Filey, 1994) and Emperor of Latvia (1929-)

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Skippy the Bush Kangaroo was actually a trained koala in a suit.

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The Domesday Book was originally published in twenty-four monthly parts, with part two being given away free with part one. A binder for easy storage is still available.

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Rubber thimbles were first patented by prolific writer Ernest Hemingway.

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The Texan city of Dallas took its name from a TV show popular in that state in the late 1970's.

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Pasteurised Milk is so called after it's inventor: Louis Milk.

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Soap on a rope is grown rather than manufactured. Seeds can be bought at any good horticultural outlet.

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The 8-track audio cartridge will have completely replaced the CD as the electro-magnetic recording medium of choice by late in 1998.

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It was only late in 1973 that the now-accepted standard order for the numerals 1 to 9 was adopted. The decision was made necessary by an unexpected boom in the counting industry.

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The `W' in `FW Woolworth & Co' stands for "Dachshund".

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Hong Kong Phooey is filmed before a live studio audience.

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The Arctic Circle is actually a perfect triangle.

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Before finally naming the "Big Mac", the McDonald brothers discarded several hundred alternatives, including the name "Aunt May's Big Bap" after their mother's sister, Maybelline Rothstein, who only had one breast.

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The common cow (bovis bovis) has been known to direct fellow cows to areas of fresh grass by performing a "wiggling" figure of eight dance, with the central line of the "eight" ponting towards the grass.

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The original title of Lennon & McCartney's "I am the Walrus" was "I am the Wombat". The title was changed following a short but intense period of walrus-culling by a team of Brazilian expatriots in Greenland. Songwriter Lennon wanted to draw public attention to the plight of the ugly but much misunderstood animals.

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The human nose contains over 350 separate bones.

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Helicopters to be filmed for television have four really wide rotor blades that rotate very slowly during flight.

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Guest Liars' Hall Of Fame


Mr David Gollub

Mr Paul Wayper

Mr Simon McCallum

Mr Colin McChesney

Mr Dave Kenning

Mr Ade Ward

terry@noonien.demon.co.uk

Mr Paul Craggs

Dr. Steve Greatbanks

Mr. Jo(e/seph) Reeves

Sir Greg O'Beirne

Mr Frank Charlton

Mr Rob Smith

Mr Yan Pomplemeyer
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Last updated Dec 19, 2009