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beowulf

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military serial number,......i got out nearly 25 years ago!

used to know the entire 'to be or not to be' speech from Hamlet but not any more lol
 

Kaunisto

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About 30 first digits of Pi. With a quick reminder could probably do 50. I think my record was 415 when I was memorizing it some twenty years ago.

Presidents of Finland (with years in office) - there's 12 of them.

There's a whole lot of things I've memorized, but it's surprisingly hard to come up with ones I still remember perfectly.
 
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'Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
Did gyre and gimble in the wabe;
All mimsy were the borogoves,
And the mome raths outgrabe.
"Beware the Jabberwock, my son!
The jaws that bite, the claws that catch!
Beware the Jubjub bird, and shun
The frumious Bandersnatch!"
 

Evil Eye

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¿Under the Ritual?
Once upon a midnight dreary,
While I pondered weak and weary,
Over many a quaint and curious,
Volume of forgotten lore​
The first few lines of The Raven. Not quite sure, but I think it goes on like this (bear with me as I undoubtedly forget a few bits):
Suddenly there came a tapping,
As if someone gently rapping,
Rapping on my chamber door,
Sir or Madam truly your forgiveness I implore,
But the fact is I was napping,
When so gently you came tapping,
Rapping on my chamber door,
Presently my heart grew bolder,
Hesitating then no longer I opened wide the door,
Darkness there and nothing more​

Finnish ABCs have Å, Ä and Ö in the end.
Pfft, those are just diacritics. You don't see the French adding ç to theirs :p
 

Kaunisto

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No, they are, to quote wikipedia, "letters that contain diacritics that are considered independent letters distinct from those without diacritics" :Pompus:
 
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