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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

It’s no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else?

By: Nick Tumminello Added: January 6th, 2014
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    Meaningless trivia thread...

    The longest word able to be typed by one hand: stewardesses

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    I tried thinking of that first one a while ago, the longest word I could come up with was lollypops.

    Maybe that's the longest word you can type with the right hand?
    Last edited by HahnB; 09-17-2005 at 11:17 PM.
    My brother and I were brutal. I once chased him around the house with a spoon that I put on the burner. I burned that little pricks leg. -sharkall2003

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    Quote Originally Posted by HahnB
    I tried thinking of that first one a while ago, the longest word I could come up with was lollypops.

    Maybe that's the longest word you can type with the right hand?
    Nope. The 's' is typed w/ the left...
    There are no stupid questions, just stupid people.
    Two wrongs don't make a right, but three rights make a left.
    Are you eating while you are reading this? You should be... --hrdgain81
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    Quote Originally Posted by BG5150
    Nope. The 's' is typed w/ the left...
    Lollypop then I wasn't even thinking about the S. I just made it plural without thinking because stewardesses was made plural.
    My brother and I were brutal. I once chased him around the house with a spoon that I put on the burner. I burned that little pricks leg. -sharkall2003

    Then I saw a little african boy sleeping, and I thought...that is little Okeke. he is tired from herding all the goats and the big goat got away today - Rock

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    The capital of Lichtenstein is Vaduz, and they are famous for making postage stamps in vaduz. (i've been there)

    The worlds longest name is the official name of the city of bangkok:

    Krungthepmahanakornamornratanakosinmahintarayutthayamahadilokphop
    nopparatrajathaniburiromudomrajaniwesmahasatharn
    amornphimarnavatarnsathitsakkattiyavisanukamprasit

    Im not making this up.
    "In religion and politics people's beliefs and convictions are in almost every case gotten at second-hand, and without examination." -Mark Twain

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    Quote Originally Posted by Garrix
    The capital of Lichtenstein is Vaduz, and they are famous for making postage stamps in vaduz. (i've been there)

    The worlds longest name is the official name of the city of bangkok:

    Krungthepmahanakornamornratanakosinmahintarayutthayamahadilokphop
    nopparatrajathaniburiromudomrajaniwesmahasatharn
    amornphimarnavatarnsathitsakkattiyavisanukamprasit

    Im not making this up.
    Reminds me of Dikembe Mutombo. He has about a dozen middle names.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Garrix
    The capital of Lichtenstein is Vaduz, and they are famous for making postage stamps in vaduz. (i've been there)

    The worlds longest name is the official name of the city of bangkok:

    Krungthepmahanakornamornratanakosinmahintarayutthayamahadilokphop
    nopparatrajathaniburiromudomrajaniwesmahasatharn
    amornphimarnavatarnsathitsakkattiyavisanukamprasit

    Im not making this up.
    im sorry, but what idiot would name their city something that requires some time just to memorize?

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    The only state with a one syllable name: Maine
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    There are only 46 "states". Four territories officially call themselves a Commonwealth. They are Virginia, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Kentucky.
    There are no stupid questions, just stupid people.
    Two wrongs don't make a right, but three rights make a left.
    Are you eating while you are reading this? You should be... --hrdgain81
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    canada isnt a state?

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    The longest word in Shakespeare is honorificabilitudinitatibus. It occurs during a fake Latin lesson in Love's Labours Lost, Act V, Scene I.

    Although the Latin lesson is mockery, the word is--apparently--the dative case of a real medieval Latin word meaning "the state of being able to receive honors."
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    humans share about 50% of their genetic material with a banana
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    "Out of all of the sects in the world, we notice an uncanny coincidence: the overwhelming majority just happen to choose the one that their parents belong to. Not the sect that has the best evidence in its favour, the best miracles, the best moral code, the best cathedral, the best stained glass, the best music: when it comes to choosing from the smorgasbord of available religions, their potential virtues seem to count for nothing, compared to the matter of heredity. This is an unmistakable fact; nobody could seriously deny it. Yet people with full knowledge of the arbitrary nature of this heredity, somehow manage to go on believing in their religion, often with such fanaticism that they are prepared to murder people who follow a different one."


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    Quote Originally Posted by Manveet
    humans share about 50% of their genetic material with a banana
    If that's true it's scary.

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    The odds of seeing three albino deer at once are one in seventy-nine billion, yet one man in Boulder Junction, Wisconsin, took a picture of three albino deer in the woods.

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    My brother and I were brutal. I once chased him around the house with a spoon that I put on the burner. I burned that little pricks leg. -sharkall2003

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    Longest word in the english language is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, a lung disease caused by the inhalation of very fine silica or quartz dust.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Built
    Floccinaucinihilipilification replaced antidisestablishmentarianism as the longest non-technical word in 1992.
    But can you tell us what it means?

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    Quote Originally Posted by CarlP
    But can you tell us what it means?

    "the estimation of something as worthless."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Built
    If you bite into a wintogreen lifesaver in the dark, you'll get a spark.

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    Have onlookers look DOWN into your mouth. If you are above them and open your mouth at a downward angle while chewing... well you get the picture.

    I mention this for no special reason. Really.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HahnB
    The odds of seeing three albino deer at once are one in seventy-nine billion, yet one man in Boulder Junction, Wisconsin, took a picture of three albino deer in the woods.

    He shoulda bought a lottery ticket instead.
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    Q. What does "floccinaucinihilipilification" mean?

    A. It means "the estimation of something as worthless."

    But it is usually used only as an example of a very long word, sometimes held to be the longest. The Oxford English Dictionary labels it "humorous" and gives the following citations for it:

    I loved him for nothing so much as his floccinaucinihilipilification of money.
    --William Shenstone, Letters

    They must be taken with an air of contempt, a floccinaucinihilipilification of all that can gratify the outward man.
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