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Message 726271 - Posted: 14 Mar 2008, 23:29:02 UTC
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The one millionth digit of pi is a one.

Methionylglutaminylarginytyrosylglutamylserylleucylphenylalanylalanylglutaminyll-
eucyllysylglutamylarginyllysylglutamylglycylalanylphenylalanyvalylprolylphenylal
anyl-valythreonylleucylglycylaspartylprolyglycylisoleucylglutamylglutaminylser
ylleucyllysyl-isoleucylaspartylthreonylleucylisoleucylglutamylalanylglycylalanylaspartylala
nylleucy-lglutamylleucylglycylglycylisoleucylprolylphenylalanylserylaspartylproly
lleucelalanyla-spartyglycylprolythreonylisoleucylglutamiylasparaginylalanylthreon
ylleucylarginylala-nylphenylalanylalanylglycylvalyltheonylprolylalanylglutaminylc
ysteinylphenylalanygll-utamylmethionylleucyalanylleucylisoleucylarginylglutaminy
llysylhistidylprolylthreonyl-isoleucylpriIylisoleucylglycylleucylleucylmethionyl
tyrosylalanylasparaginylleucylvalyp-henylalanylasparaginyllysylgyycylisoleucyla
spartylglutamylphenylalanyltyrosylalanyl-gutaminyllcysteinylglutamyllysylvalylgl
ycylavlylaspartylserylvalylleucylvalylalanylasp-artylvalyprolylvalylglutaminylgl
utamyllserylalanyprolyphenylalanylarginylglutaminylal-anylalanylleucylarginylhis
tidylasparaginylvaylalanylprolylisoleucylphenylalanylisoleu-cylcysteinylprolylpr
olylaspartylalanylaspartylaspartylaspartylleucylleucylarginyglutam-inylisoleucyl
alanyylseryltyrosylglycylarginylglycyltyrosylthreonyltyrosylleucylleucylser-ylar
ginylalanylglycylvalythreonylglycylalanylglutamylasparaginylarginylanylalanylleu-
cylprolylleucylaspaaginylhistidylleucylvaylalanyllysylleucyllysylglutamyltyrosyl
asarag-inylglycylphenylalanylglycylisoleucylalanylprolylaspartylglutaminylvalyll
ysylalanylala-nylisoleucylaspartylalanylalanyglycylalanylalanyglycylalanylisoleu
cylserylglycyseryla-lanylisoleucylbalyllsylisoleucylisoleucylglutamyyylglutaminy
lhistidylasparaginylisole-ucylglutamylprolyglutamyllysylmethionylleucylalanylal
anylleucyllysylvalylphenylalaby-lvalylglutaminlylprolylmethionyllysylalanylalan
ylthreonylarginylserine
{The above is the scientific name for Trypthophan synthetase (that is a protien with 267 amino acids. It contains 1,909 letters. Try saying that three times fast!}
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Message 726616 - Posted: 15 Mar 2008, 17:49:25 UTC - in response to Message 726271.

The one millionth digit of pi is a one.

Methionylglutaminylarginytyrosylglutamylserylleucylphenylalanylalanylglutaminyll-
eucyllysylglutamylarginyllysylglutamylglycylalanylphenylalanyvalylprolylphenylal
anyl-valythreonylleucylglycylaspartylprolyglycylisoleucylglutamylglutaminylser
ylleucyllysyl-isoleucylaspartylthreonylleucylisoleucylglutamylalanylglycylalanylaspartylala
nylleucy-lglutamylleucylglycylglycylisoleucylprolylphenylalanylserylaspartylproly
lleucelalanyla-spartyglycylprolythreonylisoleucylglutamiylasparaginylalanylthreon
ylleucylarginylala-nylphenylalanylalanylglycylvalyltheonylprolylalanylglutaminylc
ysteinylphenylalanygll-utamylmethionylleucyalanylleucylisoleucylarginylglutaminy
llysylhistidylprolylthreonyl-isoleucylpriIylisoleucylglycylleucylleucylmethionyl
tyrosylalanylasparaginylleucylvalyp-henylalanylasparaginyllysylgyycylisoleucyla
spartylglutamylphenylalanyltyrosylalanyl-gutaminyllcysteinylglutamyllysylvalylgl
ycylavlylaspartylserylvalylleucylvalylalanylasp-artylvalyprolylvalylglutaminylgl
utamyllserylalanyprolyphenylalanylarginylglutaminylal-anylalanylleucylarginylhis
tidylasparaginylvaylalanylprolylisoleucylphenylalanylisoleu-cylcysteinylprolylpr
olylaspartylalanylaspartylaspartylaspartylleucylleucylarginyglutam-inylisoleucyl
alanyylseryltyrosylglycylarginylglycyltyrosylthreonyltyrosylleucylleucylser-ylar
ginylalanylglycylvalythreonylglycylalanylglutamylasparaginylarginylanylalanylleu-
cylprolylleucylaspaaginylhistidylleucylvaylalanyllysylleucyllysylglutamyltyrosyl
asarag-inylglycylphenylalanylglycylisoleucylalanylprolylaspartylglutaminylvalyll
ysylalanylala-nylisoleucylaspartylalanylalanyglycylalanylalanyglycylalanylisoleu
cylserylglycyseryla-lanylisoleucylbalyllsylisoleucylisoleucylglutamyyylglutaminy
lhistidylasparaginylisole-ucylglutamylprolyglutamyllysylmethionylleucylalanylal
anylleucyllysylvalylphenylalaby-lvalylglutaminlylprolylmethionyllysylalanylalan
ylthreonylarginylserine
{The above is the scientific name for Trypthophan synthetase (that is a protien with 267 amino acids. It contains 1,909 letters. Try saying that three times fast!}

I will not even try it, Albert.

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Message 726638 - Posted: 15 Mar 2008, 18:59:47 UTC
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I believe if someone wants you to go hang yourself he/she would, in Spanish, say "¡Cuélgate!". Very interesting facts, there.
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Message 726649 - Posted: 15 Mar 2008, 20:02:43 UTC

In East Germany, there was a pharmacy brand everyone in charge wondered why it couldn't be sold in the English-speaking countries. Until someone found out what was wrong...:
The name of the brand was GERMED - which also is the past form of "to germ..."
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Message 727075 - Posted: 16 Mar 2008, 18:46:56 UTC

"Full of germs" instead of "German Medical", right?
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Message 727081 - Posted: 16 Mar 2008, 19:03:41 UTC - in response to Message 727075.

"Full of germs" instead of "German Medical", right?

It was Gehe Radebeul Medicals, but you were close :D
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