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    Fast Facts

    ? Dublin comes from the Irish Dubh Linn which means Blackpool.

    ? The only Dutch word to contain eight consecutive consanants is “”angstschreeuw””.

    ? “”Evian”” spelled backwards is “”naive.””

    ? The term “”devil’s advocate”” comes from the Roman Catholic Church. When deciding if someone should become a saint, a devil’s advocate is always appointed to give an alternative view.

    ? The only country whose name begins with an “”A”” but doesn’t end in an “”A”” is Afghanistan.

    ? Pennsylvania was the first colony to legalize witchcraft.

    ? The shortest intercontinental commercial Flight in the world is from Gibraltar in Europe to Tangier in Africa. The distance is 34 miles, with a flight time of 20 minutes.

    ? Ross Perot resigned from the General Motors Board of Directors because of their decision to purchase Hughes Aircraft Company.

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