Fast Facts: March 26

Arizona Daily Wildcat

• Barbie’s full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.

• All of the clocks in Pulp Fiction are stuck on 4:20.

• A coat hanger is 44 inches long if straightened.

• “”Dreamt”” is the only English word that ends in the letters “”mt.””

• The word “”byte”” is a contraction of “”by eight.””

• The word “”pixel”” is a contraction of either ‘picture cell’ or ‘picture element.’


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

• The average ear of corn has 800 kernels arranged in 16 rows.

• The first Ford cars had Dodge engines.

• Chrysler built the engines of the B-29s that bombed Japan; Mitsubishi built Zeros that tried to shoot them down. Both companies now build cars in a joint plant call Diamond-Star Motors.