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  • Native Americans never actually ate turkey; killing such a timid bird was thought to indicate laziness.
  • In Iceland, it was once against the law to have a pet dog in a city.
  • “”I am”” is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
  • Coffee is the world’s most popular stimulant. It is the second largest item of international commerce in the world.
  • The world cop came from the English term “”Constable on Patrol.””
  • ABBA got its name by taking the first letter from each of the band members’ names (Agnetha, Bjorn, Benny and Anni-frid).
  • The ancient nautilus is considered the most intelligent of the invertebrates; it is said to have been as intelligent as a young cat.
  • The average person keeps old magazines for 29 weeks before throwing them out.
  • In Ethiopia, both males and females of the Surma tribes shave their heads as a mark of beauty.
  • The wheat that produces a 1-pound loaf of bread requires two tons of water to grow.
  • A klazomaniac is someone who feels like shouting.
  • Alfred Hitchcock did not have a belly button.
  • Squirrels can climb trees faster than they can run on the ground.
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