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  1. In 2007, a 12 year old Norwegian boy named Hans Jorgen Olsen saved both himself and his sister from a vicious moose attack using skills he learned from playing World of Warcraft; taunt and feign death.

  2. When Robert E Lee and the Confederate army surrendered, Union soldiers saluted them and gave them rations (the confederate soldiers were starving). Normally victorious armies would taunt defeated ones, but Ulysses S Grant respected the Confederates too much and ordered that they be treated well.

  3. A convicted killer had his death sentence thrown out when it couldn’t be proven that he had assaulted a girl he had murdered. Believing he was now immune, he sent a taunting letter to the prosecutor, admitting the assault. It was used to successfully re-convict him to death.

  4. The taunting Frenchman in Monty Python and the Holy Grail was historically accurate. John Cleese had the idea after reading in a history book about mediaeval soldiers whose sole purpose were to launch insults against enemy soldiers prior to battle.

  5. On the first night of Jerry Sandusky's prison sentence, inmates taunted him all night singing the Pink Floyd lyrics, "Hey, teacher! Leave those kids alone!"

  6. André the Giant was once in a Montreal bar when four drunken men started to taunt him. André finally got fed up and chased the four men out into the parking lot. When the four men got into their car, André simply grabbed the car, turned it over onto its roof with the four men inside, and left.

  7. In Game of Thrones, when Daenerys arrives at Meereen, a champion sent to insult her is actually saying a French taunt from Monthy Python and the Holy Grail in Valyrian

  8. In 1978, Jefferson Starship had to cancel a German concert because Grace Slick was too drunk, causing the crowd to riot. They performed the next day, but she was so drunk that she groped female audience members and taunted the crowd for losing WWII. The following day, she quit the band.

  9. Ravens make toys—a rare animal behavior—by using sticks, pinecones, golf balls, or rocks to play with each other or by themselves. And sometimes they just taunt or mock other creatures because it’s funny.

  10. Bill O'Reilly taunted a women's health physician on the air for years as a "savage baby killer" until a viewer shot him dead in the pews of his church.

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Chris Scarver, the man who killed Jeffrey Dahmer in prison, believed Dahmer was unrepentant for his crimes and claimed Dahmer would taunt fellow inmates by shaping his prison food into severed limbs, drizzling packets of ketchup on them to simulate blood.

In 1992 rapper Mac Dre was charged with conspiracy to commit robbery and sentenced to 5 years in prison after he refused a police deal, which was informing law enforcement about his partners. While awaiting trial Mac Dre recorded a full album over the phone, taunting law enforcement officials.

The common phrase "You can run but you can't hide" dates back to a taunt made by boxer Joe Louis during his fight against Billy Conn in 1941

A British soldier in WWII sent a taunting message to Hitler saying "You said in your last speech German troops would meet the British wherever they landed. Where are your troops?"

An Internet troll was jailed after mocking deaths of teenagers. Sean Duffy targeted Facebook tribute pages and posted videos on YouTube taunting the dead victims and their families. The court heard that Duffy has Asperger's syndrome and lived a "miserable existence" drinking alcohol alone.

Bayezid II, an Ottoman Sultan that took in displaced Jews from the Spanish Inquisition, reportedly taunted the King of Spain by saying: "You venture to call Ferdinand a wise ruler, he who has impoverished his own country and enriched mine!"

Two of the Zodiac killer’s ciphers have been cracked, but the last two codes still remain unbroken. One of which apparently contains the killer’s name, which he sent in a letter to the police to taunt them.

The first casualty of the Battle of Hastings was William the Conqueror's jester. He allegedly taunted the English army by juggling his sword and was promptly killed for the display.

It is a felony to taunt a police dog in Pennsylvania but a misdeameanor to have sex with a dog in the same state

About two men who became legends during Vancouver Canucks hockey games by sitting next to the opposing team’s penalty box and taunting them while dressed in green suits.

In Ancient Greece, the famed slingshot mercenaries from Rhodes would often carve taunting messages into their rock projectiles, much like those written on modern-day bombs.

WWE has trademarked the bible reference “3:16”. Wrestler Stone Cold Steve Austin used the phrase to taunt the born-again Christian, Jake Roberts, following a match and it became a hit. “Austin 3:16” went on to become Steve Austin’s signature catchphrase and T-Shirt.

Christina Ricci's acting career started by stealing a role in her school play. At the audition she taunted her acting rival to hit her, told on him and he lost the role to her as part of his punishment. That role got her discovered and on the career path we know today.

Jeffrey Dahmer would taunt prison employees by shaping his food into severed limbs, complete with ketchup to simulate blood

As a child Shelly Duvall would be taunted by other kids calling her Olive Oyl. As an adult Robert Altman casted her as Olive Oyl in 'Popeye' telling her this was the part she was born to play.

Every Jan 15th in Nozawa - 25 and 42yo men (unlucky ages) build a wicker house which the 42yo's climb and aggressively taunt the townsfolk to set on fire. The 25yo's try to protect them while getting beat to hell with torches. Also, everyone is blasted on sake. This is The Dosojin Matsuri.

On one occasion, serial killer Edmund Kemper was left alone in a cell with FBI agent Robert Ressler, who was interviewing him, during a shift change. Ed started taunting Ressler, implying that he was going to murder him; once the guards returned, Ed told Ressler that he was "just kidding".

NHL goalie Grant Fuhr spent years battling a cocaine addiction, culminating in a 59-game suspension and a stint in rehab. After recovering and returning to the ice, opposing fans taunted him with bags of sugar during games.

The "Monster with 21 Faces", a Japanese criminal organization that extorted millions from executives. They were never caught and sent letters taunting the media and police who were on the case.

Nimrod was the name of a mighty hunter in the Bible. It assumed a derogatory meaning in the US ever since Bugs Bunny sarcastically taunted Elmer Fudd (a not so mighty hunter) with the name

Drew Carey Offered a $10k Reward for Ice Bucket Challenge Bullying Arrests Where Three Teens Horrendously Taunted, Teased, Humiliated and Took Video of a 15 yr old Student on the Autism Spectrum

The Talking Statues of Rome have provided an outlet for anonymous political expression in Rome for five hundred years. The first postings were likely schoolboys taunting their teachers, but the statues quickly became a major outlet for critiquing government and religious leaders.

On November 28, 1994 Jeffrey Dahmer was beaten to death by a fellow inmate who was sick of Jeffrey taunting inmates with his crimes.

When American naval hero Stephen Decatur sailed to Gibraltar to negotiate an end to the War Of 1812, he taunted the British by sailing around the bay in a squadron made up of captured British warships.

Cannibal Jeffrey Dahmer was killed by another inmate because he'd "fashion severed limbs out of prison food to taunt the other inmates and drizzle on packets of ketchup as blood"