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Women’s trousers illegal in Paris for 200 years

Women in Paris may soon be legally allowed to wear trousers after a female French senator called for a 200-year old ban technically still in place to be lifted.

The bizarre ban was first introduced in late 1799 by Paris’ police chief, and stipulated than any woman wishing to “dress like a man” must seek special permission from police and provide medical justification for showing their legs.

via  Telegraph.

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July 28, 2011 Posted by | Dumb Stuff | Comments Off on Women’s trousers illegal in Paris for 200 years

Fun (?) Fact: One liter of saliva a day

According to Dr. Keri Peterson, quoted at the site at the link below, you produce a liter (just over a quart) of spit a day. Just in case you were wondering…

via The Body Odd – Why do we drool in our sleep?

July 28, 2011 Posted by | cool stuff, Fun stuff | Comments Off on Fun (?) Fact: One liter of saliva a day