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Comment: This is written verbatim on a ton of "factoid" websites, but with
no other information:

In 1976, a Los Angeles secretary named Jannene Swift officially married a
50-pound rock. The ceremony was witnessed by more than twenty people.

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Okay, fine, I'll ask:

Was she stoned?

Don't even bother -- I know I have it coming: [fish]

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How can one legally marry something that not only cannot sign a marrage certificate byut cannot agree to a wedding amd say "I do"?

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I've heard a legend of a man who had to get married in a hurry, but family tradition stated his older brother had to marry first, and he wasn't ever dating. Solution? He married a tree.

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I am trying to think of something funny to say about bedrock but can't quite think of anything.
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quote:
Originally posted by Laura......The one with the rage:
I am trying to think of something funny to say about bedrock but can't quite think of anything.

Stone cold on ideas, are ya?

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Perhaps "She" had really nice cleavage!!!!

(c'mon Jay Tea and Mosh' back me up on this)

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Wait, why do you put "she" in quotes? Are you suggesting the rock ws female as well? [Eek!]
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I fully believe the government would allow a woman to marry a rock, but letting her marry a female rock definately goes against nature and couldn't possibly have been allowed. [Roll Eyes]

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I reckon Jannene was just sick of being taken for granite and wanted to start with a clean slate.

[fish]

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Hans Off
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quote:
Originally posted by Wizard of Yendor:
Wait, why do you put "she" in quotes? Are you suggesting the rock ws female as well? [Eek!]

Slip of the finger (ooh err) besides why does lesbian rock love freak you out more than hetrolith action?

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quote:
Originally posted by Hans Off:
Perhaps "She" had really nice cleavage!!!!

(c'mon Jay Tea and Mosh' back me up on this)

Shan't. It wasn't gneiss at all. In fact, it was schist.

Oh lordy. Someone shoot me now.

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Hans Off
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Meh!

Perhaps the rock promised to be cummingtonite?

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quote:
Originally posted by Mosherette:
quote:
Originally posted by Hans Off:
Perhaps "She" had really nice cleavage!!!!

(c'mon Jay Tea and Mosh' back me up on this)

Shan't. It wasn't gneiss at all. In fact, it was schist.

Oh lordy. Someone shoot me now.

Having just finished Geology this past semester, lemme just say [lol] That indeed was igneous...I mean ingenious

[fish]

Skye

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I know I shouldnt bash my own gender and all, but I know plenty of men that can be classified as "rocks"

HollowMan

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How come nobody's said, "A hard man is good to find" yet?

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Shale be alright on the night.

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