jueves, 6 de septiembre de 2012

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http://didyouknow.org/fastfacts/music/

''Music was sent down a telephone line for the first time in 1876, the year the phone was invented.'' See: Music fast facts 

It was at a concert in Minneapolis in 1954 that Al Dvorin first closed Elvis’s concerts with: “Ladies and Gentleman, Elvis has left the building. Thank you and good night.”

The first pop video was Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen, released in 1975.  
Beethoven was deaf when he composed his Ninth Symphony. 



What is it called? 


The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets. Ducks are never male. The males of the species are called drakes. In a casino, however, ducks is a nickname for a pair of deuces.In the early days of film making, people who worked on the sets were called movies. The films were called motion pictures. 
The back of the human hand is the opisthenar.
Revealing personality traits through writing is referred to as graphology. See What Your Handwriting Means
Someone who uses as few words as possible when speaking is called pauciloquent.
The little lump of flesh just forward of your ear canal is called a tragus – it also aids in capturing sounds that come from behind you.


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