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    Fast Facts

    • While performing her duties as queen, Cleopatra sometimes wore a fake beard.
  • The number of bridge hands possible is 54 octillion.
  • Fort Worth, Texas, was never a fort.
  • The world’s highest city is Lhasa, Tibet. It is 12,087 feet above sea level.
  • The abbreviation for pound, “”lb.,””comes from the astrological sign Libra.
  • The heel of a sock is called the “”gore.””
  • Every second, 100,000 chemical reactions occur in your brain.
  • Sneakers get their name because they don’t squeak the same way leather shoes do.
  • It takes four hours to weave a hula skirt from 60 ti plants. The skirt will last about five days.
  • It’s impossible to snore in the weightlessness of space.
  • The jaws of an eight-foot shark exert a force of 20 tons per square inch.
  • Ancient Turks hated the number 13 so much it was almost expunged from their vocabulary.
  • The average American female will have 3.3 pregnancies in her lifetime.
  • The record for most haircuts given in one hour is 23 and is held by Sandy Dobbie.
  • It took Al Gliniecki of Gulf Breeze, Florida, three minutes to tie 39 cherry stems into knots with his tongue.
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