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Top Ten Overlooked Moments in History
(submitted by Firefly)
The second guy to walk on the moon.
(you know whats his name)
The courier delivers George Washington's new wooden teeth just before he crosses the Delaware.
George Washington hires the first White House intern.
The hiring of "Mr. Banana" - the first full-time monkey butler.
Invention of the Spork.
William O'Brien invents the brown paper bag, forever improving the sales of liquor stores and smut shops.
General Custer's Second-to-Last Stand.
Canada's bid for independence, which failed when they discovered that those crates of tea were actually quite heavy, so it was probably easier just to pay the damn tax.
May 12, 1978: Twelve year-old Martin Shangheister invents telemarketing during a prank phone call session.
While the Defenestration of Prague is known to be a factor in the tensions of the 30 Years War, few people know that the Defenestration of Karlovy Vary spurred the German invasion of the Sudetenland.
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