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MOUTHPIECE - June 16, 2015

Good Afternoon,


Summer is only days away, but for some reason it won't stop raining. So while you're waiting for the weather to clear up be sure to enjoy Mouthpiece.

Learn about '26 Characters You Won't Believe Are Based On Real People', TVShowsonDVD, and 'The Top 10 Signs You Have A Bad History Teacher'.

That'll make it a sunny day.

Mouthing Off,
Carl


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[m] q u o t e s . o f . t h e . d a y

"A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer."
--Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Truth is the only safe ground to stand upon."
--Elizabeth Cady Stanton

"It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something."
--Franklin D. Roosevelt


[m] What's On the Web?

26 Characters You Won't Believe Are Based On Real People

From Cracked.com: We can all take a moment and immediately think of a fictional character we consider iconic. And chances are, that character are heavily influenced by someone who really lived (or currently lives). And it makes sense, someone who seems pretty much larger than life will likely translate well into a fictional setting. With that in mind, we teamed up with image wizard AuntieMeme to bring you some of pop cultures most famous characters -- and their real-life influences.

Visit: 26 Characters You Won't Believe Are Based On Real People


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Get the news and reviews on your favorite TV shows coming to DVD and Blu-Ray.

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*-- The Top 10 Signs You Have A Bad History Teacher --*

1. Constantly gets Indonesia and Outdonesia confused.

2. As incentive for learning, when you name a state capital, you get to take a shot.

3. Insists that one of Popes during the Roman empire was Pope Bubba.

4. Thinks that Mussolini was Hitler's favorite pasta.

5. Counts Puerto Rico, Mexico and Canada as "technically" U.S. States.

6. Tells you that it's Napoleon that's the ice cream that comes in 3 flavors in one box.

7. Insists that the Great Depression could have been stopped with the right amount of Lithium.

8. Threatens to renact Salem Witch Trials/Burnings if homework is not turned in on time.

9. Claims that it was Martin and Lewis that were the great explorers of the West.

10. Credits David Hasselhoff and not Democracy for the fall of the Berlin Wall.

(From Aha! Jokes)

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