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2021-09-19 5:06:55 AM  
7 votes:

Cafe Threads: Midgets in the woodpile?

*clicks article*

Oh, I see. Environmental changes caused by industry.

*sighs*

We.do not deserve this planet. I hope humans never get the chance to take over any others, our heads for the most part are NOT screwed on straight.


Not what this means, based on TFA.

The difference is only 1 cm, and mostly due to the population of immigrants from other places.

Also, it seems that no one is able to take errors into account, for any study, due to the need to report some kind of result - nobody is interested in reading about a statistically insignificant result, so every study reports a 'significant' result.
 
2021-09-19 5:02:29 AM  
5 votes:
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She is tall enough.
 
2021-09-19 6:19:13 AM  
4 votes:

Mock26: [silkeendress.com image 550x664]

She is tall enough.


This makes me want to visit some regions of the Netherlands, some Nether-regions, if you will.
 
2021-09-19 6:40:21 AM  
2 votes:
Supposedly the Dutch became so tall because they were the first country to discovery calcium many centuries ago and they ate a lot of it -- or something like that. Or maybe I just heard a false legend.

Whenever I'm in Holland, Germany, or Scandinavia, I do feel like a midget* in the land of tall, blond giants.

/ * so Jewish
 
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2021-09-19 10:01:34 AM  
2 votes:
Isn't the country sinking? Maybe the people are the same height but they are measuring from the old spot.
 
2021-09-19 4:35:34 AM  
1 vote:
Midgets in the woodpile?

*clicks article*

Oh, I see. Environmental changes caused by industry.

*sighs*

We.do not deserve this planet. I hope humans never get the chance to take over any others, our heads for the most part are NOT screwed on straight.
 
2021-09-19 6:02:19 AM  
1 vote:
I thought humans were growing. Who knows.
 
2021-09-19 9:16:54 AM  
1 vote:
Could it be because of a large influx of short swarthy people?

Nah. That's crazy talk!
 
2021-09-19 9:48:57 AM  
1 vote:
I worked with a young Netherlander who, as were his brothers, were well over 6 tall. He and his family ascribed it to the residual growth hormones in the milk and beef that they consumed. Scientific basis? or just anecdotal?
 
2021-09-19 10:30:08 AM  
1 vote:
Oh, C'MON FARKERS.... not one...ZERO, ZILCH, NADA Airplane reference??

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/You're welcome!
 
2021-09-19 10:40:15 AM  
1 vote:

Mock26: [silkeendress.com image 550x664]

She is tall enough.


Wow, who is this fine lady?
 
2021-09-19 10:47:46 AM  
1 vote:
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2021-09-19 11:37:11 AM  
1 vote:

Micosavo: Mock26: [silkeendress.com image 550x664]

She is tall enough.

Wow, who is this fine lady?


https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doutz​e​n_Kroes
 
2021-09-19 12:17:27 PM  
1 vote:

kdawg7736: I thought humans were growing. Who knows.


Sideways, sure
 
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