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1. An ear trumpet is technically known as an otacousticon.
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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."
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3. Technically, women have a lower pain threshold, but two-thirds of women still think that men feel more pain than they do.
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4. Technically, science is a collection of theories and evidence, not facts.
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5. The technical term for guffawing is gargalesis.
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6. Onychophagia is the technical term for biting your nails.
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7. A "butt" was a Medieval unit of measure for wine. Technically, a buttload of wine is about 475 liters, or 126 gallons.
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8. Technically, your capacity for long term memory is unlimited. It's possible to remember everything that ever happened in your life.
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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.
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10. Technically, the female version of "dude" is "dudine," not "dudette."

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