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    ducks from asian owned grocery stores even if they're frozen tend to have there heads and feet attached still, nor do they write on the package how many lbs they are each.

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    Sharon (Hebrew: שָׁרוֹן,) is a female name that can be spelled with one "r" or two.

    In some countries (like Israel), Sharon is a unisex name and it means "forest" in Hebrew.

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    Many of the most popular Christmas carols are composed by Americans including:

    The Christmas Song, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, Winter Wonderland, White Christmas, Frosty the Snowman, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, The Little Drummer Boy, Silver Bells, Feliz Navidad, and many more.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tellenbach View Post
    Many of the most popular Christmas carols are composed by Americans including:

    The Christmas Song, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, Winter Wonderland, White Christmas, Frosty the Snowman, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, The Little Drummer Boy, Silver Bells, Feliz Navidad, and many more.
    But Carol of the Bells is from the Ukraine. Yeah a lot of our celebrated carols were composed in late 19th and early 20th century, by people like Burl Ives and Bing Crosby. I didn't know about Feliz Navidad though, seems Mexican.
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    @Marmotini Feliz Navidad was written by the great New Yorker/Puerto Rican Jose Feliciano. Puerto Ricans are Americans.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ghost View Post
    It's like Kellogg's Corn Flakes. Is there a specialty section in grocery stores that's stocked with all the anti-masturbation food?
    Yeah, it's the next aisle over from the oysters...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tellenbach View Post
    You've heard of trekkies, but have you heard of "Windies"? These are 'Gone With the Wind' film fanatics. The average Windie has seen the film 100 times and they collect film memorabilia and visit film museums and like Trekkies, they strive to learn every minutiae about the film.

    I still haven't seen it yet; it's on my 'to do' list.
    Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marmotini View Post
    But Carol of the Bells is from the Ukraine. Yeah a lot of our celebrated carols were composed in late 19th and early 20th century, by people like Burl Ives and Bing Crosby. I didn't know about Feliz Navidad though, seems Mexican.
    Well, since you mentioned it...one of my favorite seasonal albums.

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    "It's a Wonderful Life" was a box office bomb for RKO, losing over half a million dollars.
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    In Ireland, Weight Watchers offers free weight loss classes for obese cats like this one:

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