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    Women spend 16 months of their lives crying

    And other amazing facts - and in this case some of them really are pearlers - in new QI book;

    QI facts: women spend 16 months of their lives crying - Telegraph

    Some other peaches from the article;

    Each of us contains enough carbon to make 9000 pencils

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    Americans account for a third of the total weight of humanity

    60% of premier league footballers go bankrupt within 5 years of retirement

    40 million Chinese people live in Caves

    The first country to ban foie gras on grounds of cruelty was Nazi Germany

    HP Printer Ink is 20 times more expensive than ten year old Dom Perignon

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    Quote Originally Posted by egb_hibs View Post
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    And other amazing facts - and in this case some of them really are pearlers - in new QI book;

    QI facts: women spend 16 months of their lives crying - Telegraph

    Some other peaches from the article;

    Each of us contains enough carbon to make 9000 pencils

    In Britain, spiders outnumber people 500000 to 1

    At any one time, 45 million people in the world are drunk

    Americans account for a third of the total weight of humanity

    60% of premier league footballers go bankrupt within 5 years of retirement

    40 million Chinese people live in Caves

    The first country to ban foie gras on grounds of cruelty was Nazi Germany

    HP Printer Ink is 20 times more expensive than ten year old Dom Perignon
    some of these are great but the yanks being 1/3 of the weight of humanity cant be right surely?

    314 million/7 billion people = about 4.5% of people weighing 33% of the total weight

    so the average septic is over 10 x the average weight of a rest of the worlder?

    no freekin way
    "The old is dying and the new cannot be born. In this interregnum a great variety of morbid symptoms can appear"

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    Quote Originally Posted by gun ainm View Post
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    some of these are great but the yanks being 1/3 of the weight of humanity cant be right surely?

    314 million/7 billion people = about 4.5% of people weighing 33% of the total weight

    so the average septic is over 10 x the average weight of a rest of the worlder?

    no freekin way
    it looks true to me

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    Quote Originally Posted by barney View Post
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    it looks true to me
    so if the average person is say 4 or 5 stone the average American is 40 or 50 stone? thats a lot of burgers
    "The old is dying and the new cannot be born. In this interregnum a great variety of morbid symptoms can appear"

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    Quote Originally Posted by gun ainm View Post
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    so if the average person is say 4 or 5 stone the average American is 40 or 50 stone? thats a lot of burgers
    Whoppers!

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    Quote Originally Posted by gun ainm View Post
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    some of these are great but the yanks being 1/3 of the weight of humanity cant be right surely?

    314 million/7 billion people = about 4.5% of people weighing 33% of the total weight

    so the average septic is over 10 x the average weight of a rest of the worlder?

    no freekin way
    I think you are right, this seems bollocks. One otter variable though - although not as bad as Europe, America is pretty hold whereas most of the worlds population are nippers. Probably.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The__Proclaimer View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by egb_hibs View Post
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    I think you are right, this seems bollocks. One otter variable though - although not as bad as Europe, America is pretty hold whereas most of the worlds population are nippers. Probably.
    Yeah, that 'fact' just seems impossible and kinda makes me question the validity of many of the other 'jaw-dropping facts'. Although I did know Charlie Manson, Stephen Stills and Glen Campbell had auditioned for the Monkees.

    CIA Factbook on average ages is interesting - https://www.cia.gov/library/publicat...elds/2177.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by egb_hibs View Post
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    And other amazing facts - and in this case some of them really are pearlers - in new QI book;

    QI facts: women spend 16 months of their lives crying - Telegraph

    Some other peaches from the article;

    Each of us contains enough carbon to make 9000 pencils

    In Britain, spiders outnumber people 500000 to 1

    At any one time, 45 million people in the world are drunk

    Americans account for a third of the total weight of humanity

    60% of premier league footballers go bankrupt within 5 years of retirement

    40 million Chinese people live in Caves

    The first country to ban foie gras on grounds of cruelty was Nazi Germany

    HP Printer Ink is 20 times more expensive than ten year old Dom Perignon
    Thanks for that - I'll stick to the Dom Perignon from now on - that printer ink disna half stain ma teeth anyway.

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    16 MONTHS CRYING?????

    sounds about rite!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeyPaget1875 View Post
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    16 MONTHS CRYING?????

    sounds about rite!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by barney View Post
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    it looks true to me
    Bear in mind that circa 2 billion people are chinese or Indian, who are generally small and built like whippets and will skew the numbers towards the trend that the QI book highlights.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wannabehibee View Post
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    Even longer in your wife's











    Your spot on she Is a greetin faced ****, but iv been divorced for a year now so::
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    Quote Originally Posted by egb_hibs View Post
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    women spend 16 months of their lives crying
    Is that all?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeyPaget1875 View Post
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    Ur spot on she Is a greetin faced ****, but av been divorced for a year now so::
    what fact I would like to know is how long women spend complaining, moaning and telling you how much work they do and how little men do......this in no way relates to my lovely we wife but I am just interested

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeyPaget1875 View Post
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    Ur spot on she Is a greetin faced ****, but av been divorced for a year now so::
    Did she get custody of bits of your keyboard?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr Shrink View Post
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    Did she get custody of bits of your keyboard?
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    what fact I would like to know is how long women spend complaining, moaning and telling you how much work they do and how little men do......this in no way relates to my lovely we wife but I am just interested
    The thought never crossed my mind!! Shes far to gentle a soul to be a moan!!

    But i do hear she likes to bite

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    Quote Originally Posted by gun ainm View Post
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    some of these are great but the yanks being 1/3 of the weight of humanity cant be right surely?

    314 million/7 billion people = about 4.5% of people weighing 33% of the total weight

    so the average septic is over 10 x the average weight of a rest of the worlder?

    no freekin way
    Americans in the sense of the landmass maybe? I reckon that one'd be right
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    Quote Originally Posted by egb_hibs View Post
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    I think you are right, this seems bollocks. One otter variable though - although not as bad as Europe, America is pretty hold whereas most of the worlds population are nippers. Probably.
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