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1. An ear trumpet is technically known as an otacousticon.
2. Technically, it is illegal for job recruiters to ask questions like "Are you a U.S. citizen," "Do you have kids," and "Are you married."
3. Technically, women have a lower pain threshold, but two-thirds of women still think that men feel more pain than they do.
4. Technically, science is a collection of theories and evidence, not facts.
5. The technical term for guffawing is gargalesis.
6. Onychophagia is the technical term for biting your nails.
7. A "butt" was a Medieval unit of measure for wine. Technically, a buttload of wine is about 475 liters, or 126 gallons.
8. Technically, your capacity for long term memory is unlimited. It's possible to remember everything that ever happened in your life.
9. Technically, 'Why did the chicken cross the road?' is not a joke, it's an anti-joke. It's funny because it's deliberately not funny.
10. Technically, the female version of "dude" is "dudine," not "dudette."

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