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Did you know?...The expression "to get fired" comes from long, long ago. When clans wanted to get rid of their unwanted people without killing them used to burn their houses down.

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salaamu alaikum

cool topic.

Did you know that the dead sea is is actually dead? There is no life in this sea between Palestine and Jordan. It is a dead end for the Jordan River. With no place to go, the water evaporates and leaves heavy deposits of minerals, which makes the sea uninhabitable and much saltier than the oceans.

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Did you know that there is actually a new show on national geograhic channel called 'Did you know' started this thursday thats just gone past... :sl:

 

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Edited by Ajmal

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did you know that the river Nile (the longest river in the world) actually ends in Egypt and not the other way around?

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Asalaamu aleykum,

 

did you know South Africa has 11 official languages ?

 

they are :

Afrikaans

English

isiNdebele

isiXhosa

isiZulu

Sepedi

Sesotho

Setswana

siSwati

Tshivenda

Xitsonga

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Assalamu Alaikum, I am sure most of you probably know, but still...........

 

Did you know that:

 

Did you know that the original name of the holy city of Madinah was "YATHRIB"

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Did you know that more personal telephone calls are made on Mother's Day in the USA than on any other day in any other country.. :sl:

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Salaamu Alaikum

 

Did you know that Ashmore and Cartier Islands has a population zero?

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Did you know that in many Asian countries, the western way of wiping your as* with toilet paper, is considered disgusting and un-hygienic?

 

Wassalam,

Yasnov

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Assalamualikum

 

did you know that john howard is bald

 

Assalam

Edited by SJ54

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Did you know?...The expression "to get fired" comes from long, long ago. When clans wanted to get rid of their unwanted people without killing them used to burn their houses down.
This is very interesting.

 

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Did you know that in many Asian countries, the western way of wiping your as* with toilet paper, is considered disgusting and un-hygienic?

 

In Middle Eastern countires too. You have to wash it.

 

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Did you know that the proportion of humans to sheep in New Zealand is 1:17.5?

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Did you know that hyenas are more closely related to mongooses and meerkats than to dogs?

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Did you know that the Burj Dubai will become the world's tallest building in around approximately 25 years.

 

Wiki it and you will see, if you don't believe me.

 

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Salaam

 

Did you know, Cornish Yarg isn't a cheese as exotic as it sounds. The name comes from the surname of the makers spelt backwards

 

Peace and Love,

 

DARLA

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Did you know that in many Asian countries, the western way of wiping your as* with toilet paper, is considered disgusting and un-hygienic?

 

Wassalam,

Yasnov

 

 

 

Yuck ! dont tell me they do that in westrn countries

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Did you know that 'emel' means hope in Arabic?

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Did u know that I have sooooooooo much work to do before my exams? :sl:

 

LOL!! :no:

 

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assalamu Alaikum,

 

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Did u know that I have sooooooooo much work to do before my exams? :sl:

 

Did you know we have a clown in the Forum^^, hehe. Joking aside

 

Did you know that the length of the intestines of a person is the same from the time they are born to the time they die.

 

umAhmad.

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Did you know that the Burj Dubai will become the world's tallest building in around approximately 25 years.

 

This can't be right, they are more than half way up already. I think you mean 25 months.

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Thats why i said check wiki if you don't believe, anwyay that is what it said in the site 25 years to be completed.

 

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Did you that when you blush, the lining of your stomach also turns red.

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:sl: [at] bro Aaqib

 

Did you know that the average human eats 8 spiders in their lifetime at night.

 

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Did you know that the average chocolate bar has 8 insect legs in it. :sl:

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Did you know that the average human eats 8 spiders in their lifetime at night.

 

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Whoa! Sister Mehnaz you trying to be a clown too lol, oh my gosh thats not funny, its more like putting people off sleep. Ahh! :sl:

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sallam aleekom

 

did you know that ayat al korsey protects you from any eye around , its repents any hasad to himself.

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