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    Fast Facts

    • Pluto, the Disney cartoon dog, was originally called Rover.
    • Plymouth Rock weighs 7 tons.
    • Three men who killed Sir Edmund Berry were hanged for the murder in 1911 at London’s Greenberry Hill. Their last names were Green, Berry and Hill.
    • Astronauts on the moon weigh only one-sixth of what they do on Earth.
    • Kleenex was called “”Celluwipes”” when first marketed in 1924.
    • One cord of wood can make 7.5 million toothpicks.
    • The bride wears red in China.
    • Your tongue is the only muscle in your body that’s attached at only one end.
    • Droplets of moisture from a sneeze can travel as far as 12 feet and as fast as 100 mph.
    • If you’ve had a bellyful, you’ve had about two quarts. That’s the average adult’s stomach capacity.
    • “”Forty”” is the only number in English which, when spelled out, has all its letters in alphabetical order.
    • An ant’s sense of smell is comparable to a dog’s.
    • The space between your nostrils is called your columella.
    • It takes about 150 dead ermines to make one ermine coat.
    • Dog meat is a delicacy in China. So is bird’s nest soup.
    • A bear has 42 teeth.
    • A kangaroo can hop along at a clip of 40 mph.
    • Leonardo da Vinci could draw with one hand and write with the other – at the same time.
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