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Duh? How come.......?
#11
DUHMsg # 11 of 141 Date: Sun 11/12/1994, 2:53 pm
From: AIME Read: 47 times [2 Retorts]

To: All
Subject: Mammals

If whales and dolphins are mammals...

Where are their nipples?
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#12
DUHMsg # 12 of 141 Date: Sun 11/12/1994, 2:53 pm
From: AIME Read: 48 times [1 Reply]

To: All
Subject: whales...

This comes from a discussion on whales, mammals and various other things:

quandary: Where Sperm whales named before sperm, or afterwards?
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#13
DUHMsg # 13 of 141 Date: Sun 11/12/1994, 3:18 pm
From: LUPUS Read: 45 times

To: AIME
Subject: Re: Mammals

Aimee asked
>If whales and dolphins are mammals...
>
>Where are their nipples?

Well at a guess I suspect that they are where they should be only hidden in
folds in the skin (so the animal can be streamlined) In the same way that
male whale and dolphins have their penis's hidden in folds in the skin.

Lupus:{)>
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#14
DUHMsg # 14 of 141 Date: Sun 11/12/1994, 3:21 pm
From: LUPUS Read: 45 times

To: AIME
Subject: Re: whales...

Aimee
>This comes from a discussion on whales, mammals and various other things:
>
>quandary: Where Sperm whales named before sperm, or afterwards?

Cause the other question is - what was sperm named after? I mean no one
actually saw one till the 17th/18th Century.

Lupus:{)>
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#15
DUHMsg # 15 of 141 Date: Sat 21/01/1995, 1:20 pm
From: AIMEE Read: 47 times [1 Reply]

To: All
Subject: How did they get their names?

Agfa
====

Aniline oil and Agfa are an odd mix, but in fact they are the foundations
for the modern corporate empire of Agfa.

Aniline is a coal tar product, the source of many dyes, and the main product
of a small chemical factory near Berlin in 1867. The company joined with
another German chemical factory five years later to form Actien-Gesellschaft
Fur Anilin Fabrikation, a joint holding company called AGFA for short.


3M and Scotch Tape
==================

Take an irate car painter and an eager sandpaper salesman, Richard Drew, and
you have an unusual combination which led to the invention of adhesive
tape.

In 1923 Drew worked for the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, now
better known as 3M.

Drew was making his usual sandpaper sales trips when he met a car painter
whose temper erupted because of yet another two-tone paint job ruined
because of inadequate and absorbent masking paper.

Drew promised to find a better way.

3M Non-Drying Tape had arrived. It wasn't ideal, but spray painters
welcomed it. All except one. Unimpressed with the lack of gum on the
tape's centre, he suggested Drew be 'less Scotch' with the adhesive.

From the criticism, the familiar 'Scotch' brand name was born.

Drew found himself faced with another challenge after this - developing
moistureproof seal for the new wonder packaging, cellophane.

His discovery of a primer coat led to a clear adhesive tape. On September
8, 1930 it was sent to a prospective client for comment.

'Your gum adhesive will adhere to glass or practically any surface.'

Today 'Scotch' brand tapes have 101 uses in offices, homes and factories.
That first batch of tape may not have stuck, but the name certainly did.

Wrigley
=======

In 1892 29 year old Wrigley started to market chewing gum. The familiar
Wrigleys Juicy Fruit and Spearmint Gum were among his first brands.

In 1906 magazines extolled the delights of chewing gum as Wrigley became a
pioneer of commercial advertising. The range grew to include Doublemint Gum
and the tightly sealed packet from which the name PK was derived, 'Packed
tight - Kept right.'
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#16
DUHMsg # 16 of 141 Date: Thu 26/01/1995, 5:40 pm
From: MORDOR Read: 50 times [1 Reply]

To: AIMEE
Subject: Re: How did they get their names?

>In 1906 magazines extolled the delights of chewing gum as Wrigley became a
>pioneer of commercial advertising. The range grew to include Doublemint Gum
>and the tightly sealed packet from which the name PK was derived, 'Packed
>tight - Kept right.'

I have always wondered what the PK stood for, I would have never guess it !

But I just have one question - isn't the PK and the rest of the range packed
in the same way ? It is strange to me that he would name something as
meaningless as how tight he packed his chewing gum (PK) ?? Although I could
under stand that if he was stuck for a name - any name is better than done,
so all I can assume is that this Wrigley guy wasn't very imaginative Smile

Cheers ....
Gerald. (as yet no sig Sad)
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#17
DUHMsg # 17 of 141 Date: Fri 27/01/1995, 3:20 pm
From: AIMEE Read: 51 times

To: MORDOR
Subject: Re: How did they get their names?

>But I just have one question - isn't the PK and the rest of the range packed
>in the same way ? It is strange to me that he would name something as
>meaningless as how tight he packed his chewing gum (PK) ?? Although I could
>under stand that if he was stuck for a name - any name is better than done,
>so all I can assume is that this Wrigley guy wasn't very imaginative Smile

I think in the 'old days' he just had them in cardboard tubes... and the PK
was the first one to be 'solidly stuck' into it's own package :>
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#18
DUHMsg # 18 of 141 Date: Mon 10/04/1995, 4:20 pm
From: INDIANA JANE Read: 50 times

To: All
Subject: duh

How come when I drink milk I get thirsty? Is it because it's a food, and
not a drink (as they tell us in school)? or is it the fat content?
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#19
DUHMsg # 19 of 141 Date: Mon 24/04/1995, 5:10 am
From: INDIANA JANE Read: 49 times [1 Reply]

To: HI THERE
Subject: We: Re: duh

>I find that drinking Milk can be quite thirst quenching and on really hot
>days can drink a lot although when I do I always want more, I love milk!

I do too! But I get too full on the stuff. I think I'll try the half fat
stuff and see if that makes a diffrence.

Indy.
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#20
DUHMsg # 20 of 141 Date: Mon 24/04/1995, 10:18 pm
From: WEATHER LADY Read: 51 times

To: INDIANA JANE
Subject: Re: We: Re: duh

>I do too! But I get too full on the stuff. I think I'll try the half fat
>stuff and see if that makes a diffrence.
>
>Indy.

If you drink the TRIM of CALCI_TRIM milks, you will find that they are just
as filling but not only that, they are flavourless and are thin and diluted
and water like (Really YuKkY.!)

I reccomend just the plain old HOMOGINISED milk and who cares if we all get
filled up on milk ( Cows Do!! )

WL
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