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    Fast Facts

    ? Lyndon B. Johnson was the first president of the United States to wear contact lenses.

    ? Henry Waterman of New York invented the elevator in 1850 to transport barrels of flour.

    ? On average, half of all false teeth have some form of radioactivity.

    ? In Lehigh, Neb. it’s against the law to sell donut holes.

    ? The first words that Thomas A. Edison spoke into the phonograph were, “”Mary had a little lamb.””

    ? Outside the U.S., Ireland is the largest software-producing country in the world.

    ? The Ritz cracker was introduced to markets in 1934, but cheese in a can wasn’t invented until 1953.

    ? The secret recipe for Coca-Cola, code-named “”Merchandise 7X,”” is kept under lock and key in a vault in the SunTrust Bank Building in Atlanta, Ga., the home of Coke inventor John S. Pemberton and current world headquarters of Coca-Cola International.

    ? Paul Cezanne had a parrot that he taught to say, “”Cezanne is a great painter.””

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