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July 09, 2008

Fact for the Day

Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

The average goose deposits a pound of goose-crap every day.

Source.

And what a, er, relief to learn that geese don't do a lot of their copious crapping while in the air.

Best,

Michael

posted by Michael at July 9, 2008




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If we could only get our politicians and pundits to show such restraint.

sN

Posted by: sN on July 10, 2008 1:35 AM



Funny coincidence: I was out by Lake Michigan today, and ended up communing with the seagulls. While I was staring at one admirable specimen up close (they're pretty tame from being fed a lot, I guess), he casually took a crap in front of me. I didn't know whether to be insulted by his rudeness or glad that he felt so comfortable in my presence.

Not completely unrelated side note: I've heard that in India people are similarly uninhibited about their crapping habits, i.e. while you're enjoying the beach someone may just sidle up to you and take a crap.

Posted by: green mamba on July 10, 2008 11:37 PM






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