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    Fast Facts

    ? Butterflies taste with their feet and elephants are the only animals that can’t jump.

    ? The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.

    ? In most advertisements, including newspapers, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10.

    ? The name for Oz in the “”Wizard of Oz”” was thought of when the creator, Frank Baum, looked at his filing cabinet and saw “”A-N”” and “”O-Z.””

    ? If you yelled for eight years, seven months and six days, you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.

    ? Leonardo da Vinci invented the scissors.

    ? The only month in recorded history not to have a full moon was February 1865.

    ? The shortest war in history was between Zanzibar and England in 1896. Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes.

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