Ripley's Believe It or Not by Ripley’s Believe It or Not! for August 07, 2018

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    Templo S.U.D.  almost 6 years ago

    I’ve heard of the grasshopper mouse in an Arizona fauna/flora book I was given by my Arizona grandparents years ago. It said nothing about the rodent howling. How does its howl sound compared to a coyote’s howl anyway?

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    winding road  almost 6 years ago

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    Bilan  almost 6 years ago

    What’s so frightening about Friday? I thought both adults and school kids like that day.

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    Gent  almost 6 years ago

    Or to obfuscate the horrific horrors committed in the name of a religion on that day?

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    CeeJay  almost 6 years ago

    OMG! A mouse howling at the moon! I’m off to You Tube.

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    PatsyL.Paul  almost 6 years ago

    Friday the 13th got its bad reputation when King Phillip the Fair of France had the Knights Templar arrested on a Friday the 13th and accused them of heresy. Some were tortured to get fake confessions and some were burned at the stake. King Philip the Fair borrowed a lot of money from the Knights Templar to finance his many wars and he also wanted their vast treasure. He never found the treasure.

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    Huckleberry Hiroshima  almost 6 years ago

    I think the scientists need to explore the connection between mice being bitten by scorpions and mice howling at the moon.

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    preacherman Premium Member almost 6 years ago

    As to “soccer” being concocted by the British, the type of football played there was Association Rules Football. Soon, players were called assocers and over time the game itself was called soccer.

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    jasonsnakelover  almost 6 years ago

    What names did they give to the monarchs(butterflies) I saw last Sunday after church? Most mice just squeak by instead of howling.

    Take care and God bless.

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    Stephen Gilberg  almost 6 years ago

    In a similar vein, I suspect that “Sesame Street” calls a bunch of its characters “monsters” so that kids won’t fear monsters.

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