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If you have 3 quarters, 4 dimes, and 4 pennies, you have $1.19. You also have the largest amount of money in coins without being able to make change for a dollar.

The numbers '172' can be found on the back of the U.S. $5 dollar bill in the bushes at the base of the Lincoln Memorial.



President Kennedy was the fastest random speaker in the world with upwards of 350 words per minute.



In the average lifetime, a person will walk the equivalent of 5 times around the equator.



Odontophobia is the fear of teeth.



The 57 on Heinz ketchup bottles represents the number of varieties of pickles the company once had.



In the early days of the telephone, operators would pick up a call and use the phrase, "Well, are you there?". It wasn't until 1895 that someone suggested answering the phone with the phrase "number please?"



The surface area of an average-sized brick is 79 cm squared.



According to suicide statistics, Monday is the favored day for self-destruction.



Cats sleep 16 to 18 hours per day.



The most common name in the world is Mohammed.



It is believed that Shakespeare was 46 around the time that the King James Version of the Bible was written. In Psalms 46, the 46th word from the first word is shake and the 46th word from the last word is spear.



Karoke means "empty orchestra" in Japanese.



The Eisenhower interstate system requires that one mile in every five must be straight. These straight sections are usable as airstrips in times of war or other emergencies.



The first known contraceptive was crocodile dung, used by Egyptians in 2000 B.C.



Rhode Island is the smallest state with the longest name. The official name, used on all state documents, is "Rhode Island and Providence Plantations."



When you die your hair still grows for a couple of months.



There are two credit cards for every person in the United States.



Isaac Asimov is the only author to have a book in every Dewey-decimal category.



The newspaper serving Frostbite Falls, Minnesota, the home of Rocky and Bullwinkle, is the Picayune Intellegence.



It would take 11 Empire State Buildings, stacked one on top of the other, to measure the Gulf of Mexico at its deepest point.



The first person selected as the Time Magazine Man of the Year - Charles Lindbergh in 1927.



The most money ever paid for a cow in an auction was $1.3 million.
Blaze745
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Coconuts kill more people than sharks each year.
________IiIiIi_
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A mosquito has 46 teeth.



Both Thomas Jefferson and John Adams died 50 years later on July 4th, 1826 at roughly the same time.





Every year about 98% of the atoms in your body are replaced.



The human heart has enough pressure to squirt out blood 30 feet
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More people die from sniffing glue (the "pritt stick" variety), each year than people being trodden on by a passing elephant whilst looking at tatty jewelrey in the window of their local Elizabeth Duke store.
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mjc0603 wrote:

 

More people die from sniffing glue (the "pritt stick" variety), each year than people being trodden on by a passing elephant whilst looking at tatty jewelrey in the window of their local Elizabeth Duke store.





Lol.
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There are twice as many Eyebrows in the world as there is then people.
nEo_x_iNSaNiTY
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nEo_x_iNSaNiTY wrote:

 

There are twice as many Eyebrows in the world as there is then people.



What about people with monobrows?



Cheerio!
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There have been several V4 engines. Which most people do not know.





One of my cars has V4.
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Fuzzydude0 wrote:

 

No (real) word in the English language rhymes with Silver, Purple, or Orange.



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If you can find one that rhymes with porridge, you win a cookie.





There use to be a drink called Burple... and that was real enough to drink.



Sorry for double post
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Cheeseman666 wrote:

 

56% of the usa people take the story of noahs ark literally.

the usa has the highest crime rate in the world.

0.2 percent of huamans in jail (in the usa) are atheists.

most of the rest of that whole is theistic.

japan has the lowest crime rate in the world.

sarah palin is dumb.

i team kill obama haters.

85% of people (im assuming the usa, i dont know the location of the poll) believe in angels that cure sick people instead of keeping people from getting sick... wow, how reliable... *cough* get real usa humans.

80% of usa humans think it is more important that the president owns a bible than its political views.







It's weird. Whenever crimes are committed in Japan that we hear in the US, it's always about some uptight buisnessman/student who goes on a murderous rampage. Their society is weird that why. Not to mention the thousands of Japanese teens who don't leave their rooms. Hakimuri's or somethin like that they're called...
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