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    • Arnold Schwarzenegger bought the first Hummer manufactured for civilian use in 1992. The vehicle weighed in at 6,300 pounds and was 7 feet wide. He also paid $772,500 for President John F. Kennedy’s golf clubs at a 1996 auction.
  • Lions sleep up to 20 hours a day.
  • Every episode of “”Seinfeld”” contains a Superman reference.
  • Dibble means to “”drink like a duck.””
  • Only four words in the English language end in “”-dous””: “”tremendous,”” “”horrendous,”” “”stupendous”” and “”hazardous.””
  • The most common Spanish surname is Garcia.
  • Widows of a recently deceased king among the Baganda people of Uganda have the honor of drinking the beer in which the king’s entrails have been cleaned.
  • Tomatoes and cucumbers are fruits.
  • Each year, Americans spend more on cat food than on baby food.
  • There are more than 15,000 different kinds of rice. Rice is grown on more than 10 percent of the earth’s farmable surface and is the main food for half of the people of the world.
  • Playing cards in India are round.
  • Dentists recommend that a toothbrush be kept 6 feet away from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush.
  • Mosquito repellants do not repel. They hide you. The spray blocks the mosquitos’ sensors so they do not know you are there.
  • It takes a plastic container 50,000 years to start decomposing.
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