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21 Things That Are Obvious But Might Blow Your Damn Mind

I need to lie down.

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1. The "little piggy" that goes to market isn't going shopping.

Just think about it...it's the biggest, fattest, toe...OH FUCK. IT'S GOING TO GET SLAUGHTERED.
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Just think about it...it's the biggest, fattest, toe...OH FUCK. IT'S GOING TO GET SLAUGHTERED.

2. Pipe cleaners were created to...clean pipes.

Ohhhhh.

3. In the Christmas song where Mommy is kissing Santa Claus, Santa is actually the father.

HELP THIS IS WRECKING MY BRAIN.
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HELP THIS IS WRECKING MY BRAIN.

4. Pancakes are called that because they're cakes that are made in a pan.

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5. The Mediterranean Sea's name literally means "the sea in the middle of the land."

6. The ABCs, "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star," and "Baa Baa Black Sheep" are all the same song.

WHAT.

7. Michael J. Fox also plays his daughter in Back to the Future Part II.

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8. When you are alone, every single person you've met in your life is only a memory to you at that given moment.

9. "Soft drinks" are called that because they are non-alcoholic (i.e., not drinks with "hard liquor").

10. "Every kiss begins with Kay," literally, because the first letter of "kiss" is K.

11. This:

12. When Bob says "See you later!" and Fred replies "Not if I see you first!" Bob is saying he's going to hide if he sees Fred before Fred sees him.

13. The Goodwill logo could either be a smiling person or a lowercase G.

14. The brain named itself.

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15. Diagon Alley in Harry Potter is a pun on "diagonally."

16. Narwhals are REAL.

17. The "afternoon" is called that because it's, you know.

18. There is no reason the alphabet needs to be in any sort of order.

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19. A pony isn't a baby horse. It's a certain type of small horse.

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20. "Sitcom" is short for "situational comedy."

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21. And "howdy" is short for "How do you do?"

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(H/T to this and this Reddit thread.)

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