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By Nick Belardes

Were you aware that Thomas Jefferson's grandson used to be an ax assassin? Do you pride figuring out that a few dinosaurs have been as teeny tiny as hens? ask yourself what it's prefer to stay in Hell city on the finish of the area? How approximately an disorder so surreal it's named after Alice in Wonderland? In A People's historical past of the atypical, historian Nick Belardes has dug into the uncooked resource fabric present in ancient data, medical reports, and libraries internationally to discover evidence, lists, definitions, and incredible details certain to offer readers with the simplest cocktail dialog themes for a few years to return! additionally came across listed below are first-person interviews with those who can clarify the unexplained, from the completely confusing Mothman conspiracy to mystery megastar Wars Jedi non secular cults and the charmingly eccentric for the reason that British aerospace engineers despatched teddy bears floating out into area. those real-world proof are outlandish sufficient to sharpen the mind and occupy readers' minds for hours of leisure.

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They do it to themselves. By the way, I’m not letting women completely off the hook. After all, the one part of the lower anatomy that is the same in both sexes is the asshole. But women who are assholes aren’t called that. They’re named for a different part of their lower anatomy. They’re called cunts. Isn’t it nice that cunts and assholes are next-door neighbors? NINETY-NINE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW There are ninety-nine things you need to know: Number one: There are more than ninety-nine things you need to know.

And very attractive. They said my special meal was on board. I had plenty of legroom, and all my seat controls worked perfectly; seat-back tilt, contour button, leg rest, light switch, even the stereo controls. Everything continued flawlessly. The plane’s door was closed exactly on time, and we taxied immediately to the end of the runway. Pausing barely an instant, we began our takeoff roll, which sounded and felt extremely smooth. There was very little vibration; just a steady increase in power and speed as we became airborne and gently glided up.

But underneath it all, she’s horrible-looking and you’re actually fucking a pig; someone you wouldn’t even ask for change of a dollar if you could see her real face. It’s not right. Ugliness should be a permanent condition. THE CONTINUING STORY OF MARY & JOSEPH: “IT’S A BOY” MARY: Joe, we’re gonna have a baby. JOE: What? That’s impossible. All I ever do is put it between your thighs. MARY: Well, I don’t know. Something must’ve gone wrong. JOE: Who says you’re pregnant? MARY: An angel appeared to me in the backyard and said so.

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