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Forum: Urban Legends Contest 20 February 2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 95,401
Posted By Don Enrico
1. What are "Bacillus" bacteria shaped like? ...

1. What are "Bacillus" bacteria shaped like?

I seem to remember that the name means "little stick" in Latin.

5. What country's national day, January 26, commemorates the 1788 landing of the...
Forum: SLC 20 February 2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 27,029
Posted By Don Enrico
Bonsai Kitten I'm sure that your kitties exist in a...

I'm sure that your kitties exist in a superposition of the states "not crazy" and "crazy" while not being watched. Only if you watch them (in person or via a remote device like a camera) the wave...
Forum: Rantidote 15 February 2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,115
Posted By Don Enrico
Royalty <- Prince Carnival

Well, actually it's the South and West of Germany. North of Frankfurt and Münster and in most of the East there are only isolated brackets of Carnival.

How do you know, Keket? Do you live close to...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 14 February 2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 95,401
Posted By Don Enrico
1. What two European nations with a shared...

1. What two European nations with a shared 1,000-mile border also shared a monarchy between 1814 and 1905 as the "United Kingdoms"?

Norway and Sweden.

2. In standard chess notation, what's the...
Forum: SLC 14 February 2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 27,029
Posted By Don Enrico
I would tip in a place like that if a) I had a...

I would tip in a place like that if a) I had a very special order that was prepared without fuss and/or b) the staff is smiling, the sun is shining and I just feel like it.

Option b) may be...
Forum: Snopes Spotting 13 February 2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By Don Enrico
Australia You probably mean "Internet site 'Snopes' deals...

You probably mean "Internet site 'Snopes' deals with"
Forum: SLC 12 February 2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 27,029
Posted By Don Enrico
I have and wear both (sleeveless) undershirts and...

I have and wear both (sleeveless) undershirts and t-shirts und my button-up shirts. T-shirts are for colder days, undershirts for normal days. On warm days, I wear my shirt with nothing under it.
...
Forum: SLC 09 February 2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 27,029
Posted By Don Enrico
I Germany, when there are two escalators next to...

I Germany, when there are two escalators next to each other, one going up, one going down, they are set up so that the one going in your direction is on the right. At least the is true for public...
Forum: SLC 08 February 2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 27,029
Posted By Don Enrico
Not just President Trump - driving on the left...

Not just President Trump - driving on the left annoys everybody! At least everybody who really counts.


:fish:
Forum: Soapbox Derby 07 February 2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,671
Posted By Don Enrico
United States Donald Trump orders Pentagon to plan grand...

Donald Trump orders Pentagon to plan grand military parade (https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/feb/06/donald-trump-military-parade-pentagon-bastille-day)



Maybe you can finish with the...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 07 February 2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 239,322
Posted By Don Enrico
To me it looks more like a "you need to open a...

To me it looks more like a "you need to open a tin of cat food, now!" face.
Forum: SLC 07 February 2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 27,029
Posted By Don Enrico
So you could say, for example, "To get rid of all...

So you could say, for example, "To get rid of all those DIFCAL (diffcult calculations), you could just stop drop using the Fahrenheit scale and default to the Celsius scale, like everyone else, roger...
Forum: SLC 06 February 2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 27,029
Posted By Don Enrico
No. The scale of Fahrenheit doesn't have the...

No.

The scale of Fahrenheit doesn't have the same steps as the scale of Celsius. Freezing and cooking water are 100 degrees Celsius apart, but more than (I think?) 100 degrees Fahrenheit.
Forum: Police Blotter 02 February 2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 847
Posted By Don Enrico
It's probably to early to talk about why a 12yo...

It's probably to early to talk about why a 12yo has access to firearms, isn't it?
Forum: Social Studies 01 February 2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,038
Posted By Don Enrico
Fans buying the old merchandise will probably...

Fans buying the old merchandise will probably fade out over time when the team doesn't use to logo any more. New and younger fans won't know the logo or connect it with the team they are rooting for,...
Forum: Police Blotter 31 January 2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,793
Posted By Don Enrico
From my experience for international flights,...

From my experience for international flights, you've got to show your boarding pass and passport twice before getting on the plane: once before you can cue for the security check, and once at the...
Forum: SLC 31 January 2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 27,029
Posted By Don Enrico
The kids have their own supply of sweets in an...

The kids have their own supply of sweets in an easily accessable drawer in the kitchen. It's just some special treats that are stored out of reach.
Forum: SLC 31 January 2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,230
Posted By Don Enrico
For the foreign language section (assuming that...

For the foreign language section (assuming that Snopesville is found in an English speaking country) I suggest "Die Spinne in der Yuccapalme...
Forum: SLC 30 January 2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 27,029
Posted By Don Enrico
But if I'm supposed to store the cereal boxes on...

But if I'm supposed to store the cereal boxes on top of the fridge, where am I going to put the bottles of oil (both olive and generic vegetable) that are to tall to fit into the cupboard? And the...
Forum: SLC 30 January 2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 144,166
Posted By Don Enrico
A letter I can send (if only electronically): ...

A letter I can send (if only electronically):

Happy Birthday, DawnStorm!
Forum: Rantidote 30 January 2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 767
Views: 233,165
Posted By Don Enrico
Canada Is that the Ontario equivalent of "I'll be moving...

Is that the Ontario equivalent of "I'll be moving to Canada"? :D

I've got friends in Gatineau - more correctly, in Mulgrave et Derry - it's a nice place to live!
Forum: Rantidote 30 January 2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,115
Posted By Don Enrico
I don't know the song, but might the comparison...

I don't know the song, but might the comparison that a back road is "curvy"?
Forum: Techno-Babble 29 January 2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By Don Enrico
Thread-a-chow...

Thread-a-chow (http://message.snopes.com/showthread.php?p=1970459#post1970459)
Forum: SLC 25 January 2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 896
Views: 204,837
Posted By Don Enrico
"My dog ate my glasses" is much better than...

"My dog ate my glasses" is much better than "...ate my homework"! :lol:
Forum: Moot Court 24 January 2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,717
Posted By Don Enrico
There is another case, this one with a male gay...

There is another case, this one with a male gay couple who both fathered children with eggs from the same donor and the same surrogate mother carrying them simultaniously. One of the twins is a US...
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