Did you know that barcode scanners actually scan the white spaces in-between the lines and not the lines themselves? Yep, it's true. I bet you never really though about it before, huh?

In fact, there are a lot of surprising things that you've probably never thought about before, and Bored Panda has compiled a list of them to prove so. Keep on scrolling to take a look and prepare to be mind blown because once you're through with it, you'll be thinking that you had it all wrong before! Don't forget to vote for your favorites.

#1

The Truth Is Out Now

The Truth Is Out Now

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Simone Corrado
Community Member
3 years ago

Son of a Bitch ! That makes sooooooo much sense !

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#2

And Here I Thought They Just Grow A Pair And Fly Out

And Here I Thought They Just Grow A Pair And Fly Out

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Raju Sesharaj
Community Member
3 years ago

And we thought humans were the most advanced life forms in earth. Like gifted things. We are nothing!

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#3

This Hurts My Brain

This Hurts My Brain

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Amanda Panda
Community Member
3 years ago

Quite the existential thought!

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#4

Now That's A Plot Twist

Now That's A Plot Twist

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SarahofBorg
Community Member
3 years ago

Plus, you know, it takes a pounding all the time. And sometimes a whole human baby passes through it. It's pretty damn tough.

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#5

Previously On How To Get Away With Murder

Previously On How To Get Away With Murder

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Cristi
Community Member
3 years ago

Oh great when I have to kill someone I´ll be sure to take along some tampons and pads

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#6

Happy Birthday, Kids!

Happy Birthday, Kids!

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Sarah Zimmerman
Community Member
3 years ago

"I give you air from my lungs."-The Doctor

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#7

So This Is What It Actually Means?

So This Is What It Actually Means?

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Suzanne Lee Rouland
Community Member
3 years ago

Okay - I never realized that until you said it just now. And I'm 72!

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#8

You Can Say This Sentence Seven Different Ways

You Can Say This Sentence Seven Different Ways

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Hans
Community Member
3 years ago

And now wonder why natural language processing is so hard...for computer and for humans alike. ;)

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#9

Seems Like The Mongols Could Have Gotten A Little Boat And Just Gone Around

Seems Like The Mongols Could Have Gotten A Little Boat And Just Gone Around

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SarahScouse
Community Member
3 years ago

This here is my entire argument against Trumps wall!

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#10

What Do I Do With This Information?

What Do I Do With This Information?

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XienderDaGuy
Community Member
3 years ago

Wow indeed...

Jelka Van Beneden
Community Member
3 years ago

i was reading waterfall backwards... then the coin dropped

Roya Pearl
Community Member
3 years ago

Yeah me to!

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Cecilia
Community Member
8 months ago

Well, not exactly.

Jessy Mullings
Community Member
3 years ago

Fire isn't the opposite of water, though, is it ?

turtle mama
Community Member
3 years ago

mind blown

Lu Karina
Community Member
3 years ago

wow

Well Hello There
Community Member
1 year ago

I thought it was volcano.

Connie Bonneville
Community Member
3 years ago

Deep thoughts by Jack Handy

Panda Man
Community Member
3 years ago

Fire is the opposite of water, Jessy, I am in grade 5 and I know that

Lily Dougherty
Community Member
3 years ago

Ummm.....

Rosie Cuddihy
Community Member
3 years ago

.........

Miguel Arista
Community Member
3 years ago

:O

Bertine Peltjes
Community Member
3 years ago

Mindblownd

Lemur
Community Member
3 years ago

yeah, that I never thought about that.

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#11

No Tears?

No Tears?

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James Floyd
Community Member
3 years ago

But in the TV commercials they pronounced it "no tears" as in no crying, and depicted kids wiping it away from their eyes with no problem.

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#12

Caveman Names Must've Been Interesting

Caveman Names Must've Been Interesting

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Naima Ivansdóttir
Community Member
3 years ago

i'm never asking somebody else for their name in the traditional way again. ever.

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#13

I Can’t Stop Thinking Of The Position Of My Tongue Now

I Can’t Stop Thinking Of The Position Of My Tongue Now

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Amanda Panda
Community Member
3 years ago

I'm still hung up on that first one

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#14

I Think About This Way Too Much

I Think About This Way Too Much

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Superluminal1
Community Member
3 years ago

Put a T-Rex in your tank.

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#15

Toy Story Just Got Disturbing

Toy Story Just Got Disturbing

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Daniel Mallory
Community Member
3 years ago

oooooooooooh that sucks

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#16

Now I'm Just Sad

Now I'm Just Sad

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Hans
Community Member
3 years ago

We have a tradition here of hurrah'ing people for their birthday. Put them on a chair, and relatives will raise them threre times. Thus, this might mitigate the sadness. :)

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#17

Slang Itself Is Slang

Slang Itself Is Slang

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Rukmania
Community Member
3 years ago

And studying is short for student dying! Lol

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#18

This Is Transcendental

This Is Transcendental

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Jhoa
Community Member
3 years ago

wow

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#19

I Always Thought It's About Bulldozers

I Always Thought It's About Bulldozers

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Daria B
Community Member
3 years ago

I thought they were talking about Gundam.

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#20

They Do What?!

They Do What?!

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Amanda Panda
Community Member
3 years ago

What!?

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#21

Answer Your Own Questions

Answer Your Own Questions

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Iapetos
Community Member
3 years ago

But you still get unsatisfying answers.

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#22

I Didn't Need This Information

I Didn't Need This Information

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Naima Ivansdóttir
Community Member
3 years ago

i always think about it when i paint!!! XD lol

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#23

The Joke Takes A Dark Turn

The Joke Takes A Dark Turn

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Maddie McBride
Community Member
3 years ago

Sweet Jesus stop it

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#24

All These Years I’ve Been Looking At The Wrong Side

All These Years I’ve Been Looking At The Wrong Side

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Chill Guy
Community Member
3 years ago

From the one before this I can't look at OK the same anymore

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#25

Pi Backwards Spells Pie

Pi Backwards Spells Pie

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Amanda Panda
Community Member
3 years ago

I know now I'm hungry

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#26

The Magic Is Gone Now

The Magic Is Gone Now

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The Alchemist
Community Member
3 years ago

I bet it would be great for working out your legs.

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#27

Thanks For Ruining Lollipops For Everyone Ever

Thanks For Ruining Lollipops For Everyone Ever

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Hans
Community Member
3 years ago

Swallowing tasty saliva pretty much is part of any eating. ;)

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#28

It's Like Listening To A Remix Of A Song

It's Like Listening To A Remix Of A Song

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Hans
Community Member
3 years ago

Unless you speak a language with Umlauts, or even a language that does not use the Latin alphabet.

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#29

Never Thought Of It That Way

Never Thought Of It That Way

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Amanda Panda
Community Member
3 years ago

That's why I've never bought a perfume based off a commercial, HOWEVER when they used to put the perfume strips in magazines, and it smelled good, I'd rub the page on myself and potentially buy.

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#30

Poor Pluto

Poor Pluto

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Carolina Santos
Community Member
3 years ago

Poor guy! pluto-not-...09-png.jpg pluto-not-a-planet-5899d733c4d09-png.jpg

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#31

Because They're Worth It?

Because They're Worth It?

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Flora Polvado
Community Member
3 years ago

Makes the commercial more interesting

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#32

Anyone Can Sound Like An Australian

Anyone Can Sound Like An Australian

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Amanda Panda
Community Member
3 years ago

If you say "Khakis" you just said "car keys" with a Manhattan, NY accent!

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#33

Watermelons Are Berries? And Strawberries Not?

Watermelons Are Berries? And Strawberries Not?

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Kristi Zoebelein
Community Member
3 years ago

This is a little too simplistic and doesn't accurately describe anything. Pumpkins and zucchini are squash but can technically be considered fruit. But then again so are beans, corn, coffee, and cucumbers. Strawberries, blackberries, and raspberries are aggregate fruits. Bananas, coffee, pistachios, peaches, and olives are drupes. Well....technically coffee is the pit of the coffee fruit....but still weird. Basically if you are eating the STRUCTURE of a plant, then it is a vegetable. Celery is the stalk, carrots are the roots, lettuce is the leaves...and so on. If the plant produces flowers through pollination, the result is a fruit regardless of what it looks like or how it tastes. Science is cool.

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#34

Catdog?

Catdog?

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Cat Meow
Community Member
3 years ago

In that case, should I ever move to Australia, I am moving to the Cat side...

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#35

Toad Actually Wears A Hat

Toad Actually Wears A Hat

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Silent Skeleton
Community Member
3 years ago

Shhhh, we don't speak of that. He's a goddamn mushroom head please don't tell me otherwise :oO

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#36

This Is Too Deep

This Is Too Deep

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Amanda Panda
Community Member
3 years ago

I can't even focus on the caption, because the picture freaks me out to much!

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#37

Same With Older Siblings

Same With Older Siblings

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Stille20
Community Member
3 years ago

Soooo... I'm a twin and I was born first and handed to my father. Now have a known my twin longer or my father longer? Does the womb time count?

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#38

I Honestly Thought Of Theater First

I Honestly Thought Of Theater First

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Jhoa
Community Member
3 years ago

I thought they meant stage plays and orchestras.

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#39

Gotta Love Paradoxes

Gotta Love Paradoxes

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Hugo Raible
Community Member
3 years ago

Or twins could be born in different centuries.

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#40

Do They Speak Latin Because It's A Dead Language?

Do They Speak Latin Because It's A Dead Language?

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Notchimine Mette
Community Member
3 years ago

This is rather clever...

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#41

Such A Versatile Word

Such A Versatile Word

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Naima Ivansdóttir
Community Member
3 years ago

why some people do have a lot of spare time apparently! :D

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#42

Plants Are Against Cremation Then

Plants Are Against Cremation Then

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bianca johnson
Community Member
3 years ago

I used to think I was more significant before I read this. Thanks

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#43

Optimal Use Of Chopsticks

Optimal Use Of Chopsticks

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James Floyd
Community Member
3 years ago

Been living in Japan for 10 years. No one breaks them like that. YOUR LIFE IS TRUTH

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#44

Pig Beach?

Pig Beach?

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Amanda Panda
Community Member
3 years ago

Let them enjoy it!

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#45

Toaster Code Cracked

Toaster Code Cracked

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Carolina Santos
Community Member
3 years ago

It is related, indeed. More minutes, more toasty-ness ;)

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#46

That's Bigger Than I Expected

That's Bigger Than I Expected

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Rafael Tiba
Community Member
3 years ago

But are you talking of real football or that football Americans play with their hands?

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#47

They Hacked The Pavement

They Hacked The Pavement

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Sasy
Community Member
3 years ago

I saw that recently and was a bit miffed, CHEATERS this one article-22...32x421.jpg article-2276585-1779C24D000005DC-912_632x421.jpg really broke me though.

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#48

No Wonder Owls Are Behind A Number Of Cryptids, They're Scary!

No Wonder Owls Are Behind A Number Of Cryptids, They're Scary!

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Lazy Panda
Community Member
3 years ago

F*ck, watch out Harry

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#49

But For Some God Forsaken Reason Pony And Bologna Do

But For Some God Forsaken Reason Pony And Bologna Do

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Silent Skeleton
Community Member
3 years ago

lmao the title

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#50

I Do Enjoy Hallucinating Vividly

I Do Enjoy Hallucinating Vividly

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Hans
Community Member
3 years ago

It all is about wording...why not rather put it like this: "We ensure warmness and cozyness through special sleepting cothes, which mitigate our lack of fur, and lay in the most relaxed way, being far away from comatose but rather providing our body and minds with the means to get adapted for another amazing day to come."

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#51

There's Nothing Behind Those Towels In The Store

There's Nothing Behind Those Towels In The Store

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Madison Brown
Community Member
3 years ago

Lol the sign

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#52

OK Is A Tiny Human

OK Is A Tiny Human

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Silent Skeleton
Community Member
3 years ago

OK oml I love this

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#53

That Drawer Is Actually Not For Muffin Trays

That Drawer Is Actually Not For Muffin Trays

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Hans
Community Member
3 years ago

I am pretty sure in European kitchens it does not. Oven normally have insulation on their bottom.

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#54

1.86x Stuffed Just Doesn't Have The Same Ring To It

1.86x Stuffed Just Doesn't Have The Same Ring To It

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Sasy
Community Member
3 years ago

Genius..areOreo people going to fix it ? and compensate for lack of stuffing

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#55

The Arrow Next To The Gas Symbol Shows Which Side Your Tank Is On

The Arrow Next To The Gas Symbol Shows Which Side Your Tank Is On

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Hans
Community Member
3 years ago

I think if you did not knew this it must be very frustrating to see this picture. :)

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#56

You Can Avoid Spilling Your Juice Everywhere

You Can Avoid Spilling Your Juice Everywhere

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Joe Sauer
Community Member
3 years ago

Actually, holding it sideways is even easier.

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#57

Not All Turtles Are As Slow As You Think

Not All Turtles Are As Slow As You Think

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Too Lazy To Care 🐼
Community Member
3 years ago

Turtles may be fast, but tortoises are slow.

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#58

Childhood Ruined?

Childhood Ruined?

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Silent Skeleton
Community Member
3 years ago

Yup, it's pretty great

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#59

Pac-Man's With You Anywhere You Go

Pac-Man's With You Anywhere You Go

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Luke S.
Community Member
3 years ago

I can guarantee all of you just did that

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#60

Step Away, Beethoven

Step Away, Beethoven

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Marie-claude Favier
Community Member
3 years ago

I don't get it ! 😫

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#61

Pineapples Don’t Grow On Trees

Pineapples Don’t Grow On Trees

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Skunk Drunk
Community Member
3 years ago

Anyone else notice the pineapple with two stems?

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#62

And Then Katniss And Hermione?

And Then Katniss And Hermione?

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Sasy
Community Member
3 years ago

Granny Apple lolz Gwyneth did not think that through

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#63

Completely Different Shopping Experience From Now On

Completely Different Shopping Experience From Now On

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Amanda Panda
Community Member
3 years ago

Also your own bags, purse, diaper bag, etc

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#64

This Is How Cashews Grow

This Is How Cashews Grow

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Cassie
Community Member
3 years ago

Cashews are fruit poops. Who'd a thunk it?

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#65

Works Both Ways

Works Both Ways

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Master Markus
Community Member
3 years ago

Oh, I thought we were going to talk about this fecker's hair.

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#66

It's Called Corn For A Reason

It's Called Corn For A Reason

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Yvonne Bernal
Community Member
3 years ago

FUN FACT - When the Goelitz Confectionery Company first produced candy corn, it was called "Chicken Feed." The boxes were illustrated with a colorful rooster logo and a tag line that read: "Something worth crowing for."

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#67

Just... Pizza

Just... Pizza

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JEFF THE KILLER
Community Member
3 years ago

That explains so much(I don't get it)

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#68

It's Not A Door After All!

It's Not A Door After All!

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Samantha
Community Member
3 years ago

I don't get it.

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#69

The Weasley Twins Aren't Actually Ginger

The Weasley Twins Aren't Actually Ginger

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