Ripley's Believe It or Not by Ripley’s Believe It or Not! for February 12, 2020

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    DATo  about 4 years ago

    “I cannot tell a lie. I chopped up that snake.” – Ben Franklin -— “Is that the best you got Ben? Watch this ….” – George Washington

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    rimose  about 4 years ago

    Ben forgot Georgia.

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    Templo S.U.D.  about 4 years ago

    Would a 1950s “Zorro” fan that was employed as a meteorologist still can’t say “tornado” as that was the name of the horse of Diego de la Vega?

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    jasonsnakelover  about 4 years ago

    Wow

    Take care and may God bless.

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    Bilan  about 4 years ago

    And in today’s weather, a big cloud that looks like an ice cream cone, took out another mobile home park.

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    therese_callahan2002  about 4 years ago

    So instead, they said, “It’s a twister!”

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    UmmeMoosa  about 4 years ago

    Perhaps because tornado sounds like torpedo And may sound intimidating to some but I do like the sound of tornado better though in fact twister is descriptive an accurate

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    derdave969  about 4 years ago

    So tornado is the first recorded “trigger” word?

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    jasonsnakelover  about 4 years ago

    We get Halter Wagen.

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    NeedaChuckle Premium Member about 4 years ago

    Now in some states “Global Warming” is banned. If you don’t say it, it will not happen I guess!

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    joefearsnothing  about 4 years ago

    OK..L. A. Young…..why? :o|

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    Dean  about 4 years ago

    It cleans like a white tornado!

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    WCraft Premium Member about 4 years ago

    Wait until you see the golf ball from the Peter Pan company!

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    Chad Cheetah  about 4 years ago

    Wait, so why no “tornado”?

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    diegot  about 4 years ago

    Ben must have drawn that cartoon at midnight January 1, 1754. I wonder who drew the last cartoon that year? /s

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    Petemejia77  about 4 years ago

    Never seen such a mean looking Ben Franklin before!

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    craigwestlake  about 4 years ago

    The balls with a mercury center are even more fun…

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    Phil721  about 4 years ago

    is it a bird? no! is it a plane? no! is it the twister? yeah!

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    tinstar  about 4 years ago

    Also, the expression “tongue-twister,” sounds better than “tongue-tornado.”

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