FPP, pjern averred that almost everyone is familiar with airliners.net; the resultant answers from people who were innocent of it led me to search out what other things everybody knows, according to FPPs:
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•Chanukah overlaps Christmas this year
•hearts, spades, clubs, and diamonds.
•how seriously Italians take their food.
•the exact date when they've been hit
•porn drives technology
•that the phrase Beware the Ides of March comes from the story of the assassination of Julius Caesar
•the Ben Folds original and the Iron&Wine's cover version of Such Great Heights
•big business does things better than nature, god and everything else.
•the date that Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, and The Big Bopper were all killed in a plane crash after their last concert in Clear Lake, Iowa.
•one of the most salient features of our culture is that there is so much bullshit
•there's a possibility of violence against the president, especially in light of recent events.
•the Carcharodon carcharias--usually by its popularized name The Great White Shark
•perception is reality
•that time is money
•that Bush and his inner circle were well-aware that they were using false "evidence" of Iraqi WMD
•the Bush and Windsor families are linked by (reptilian) blood
•the consequences of killing three Americans
•that the Nazi saboteurs were part of a plot cracked by FBI agents and justly imprisoned and executed*
•the Transformers and Batman
•the fact that priests violated the sanctity of their religion
•Maxis for the SimCity games
•the shawl of a TV producer makes for a great cleaning cloth
•the funnest holiday ever is really SanFranProdigalMefitesMeetupMas!
•that there is a 14 day grace period to get your papers sorted out.
•you come in at 8:00
•no one actually reads Projects
•that the larger the image sensor, the better it is for the picture
•about Honda's flashy ASIMO
•that the common cold is caused by a virus/that's it's also caused by being out in the cold or rain, going to sleep with wet hair, whatever
•somebody named Matt
•the problem: you order something online, you track the package, and on the day it's "out for delivery," you come home not to find your merch, but instead a door tag.
•that gangsta rap promotes sexism, homophobia... and fascism.
•about music, warez, pr0n and movies
•those storytellers who have everybody hanging on to their every word, whose stories are always funny and never dull.
•it's important to speak English**
•about book collecting
•true love can only be found on Fat Tuesday
*May be wrong
**except these knuckleheads