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Itzl AlertingAs you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group is for us to check in at to let people know we are alive, doing OK, and not affected by such things as heat, blizzards, floods, wild fires, hurricanes, tornadoes, power outages, or other such things that could keep us off DKos. It's also so we can find other Kossacks nearby for in-person checks when other methods of communication fail - a buddy system. Members come here to check in. If you're not here, or anywhere else on DKos, and there are adverse conditions in your area (floods, heatwaves, hurricanes, etc.), we and your buddy are going to check up on you. If you are going to be away from your computer for a day or a week, let us know here.  We care!
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The internet is just full of weird facts.  Here are some you might not know.

The longest word, in common use, in the English language, without vowels, is "rythms".  

In ancient Greece, throwing an apple at a woman was considered a marriage proposal.

Abraham Lincoln was a licensed bartender.

A chemical found in urine, called urea, is put in cigarettes to enhance flavor.

The dot over the letters i and j is called a tittle.

There is a book titled "Everything Men Know About Women", that is filled with 128 blank pages.

It takes 42 muscles in your face to frown.  It only takes 4 muscles to extend your arm and smack someone upside the head.

Today, August 3rd. is "Grab Some Nuts Day".  ;0)

The inner skin of a banana peel can be used to help whiten your teeth.

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a yellow banana
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