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    • If today is your birthday, you will have had about 1,460 dreams since your last birthday.
  • A dragonfly has a life span of four to seven weeks.
  • On “”Gilligan’s Island,”” the professor’s real name was Roy Hinkley, Mary Ann’s last name was Summers, and Mrs. Howell’s maiden name was Wentworth.
  • Mr. Spock was second in command of the Starship Enterprise. His blood type was T-negative.
  • Ulysses S. Grant had the boyhood nickname “”Useless.””
  • The first thing Queen Victoria did after her coronation was to remove her bed from her mother’s room.
  • As a child, Jodie Foster appeared in Coppertone commercials.
  • Corduroy comes from the French cord du roi or “”cloth of the king.””
  • Coca-Cola was first served at Jacob’s Pharmacy in Atlanta in 1886 for only 5 cents a glass. The formula for Coca-Cola was created by pharmacist John Pemberton. Only two people in the world know the secret recipe for Coca-Cola.
  • The fat molecules in goat’s milk are five times smaller than those found in cow’s milk.
  • There is a place in Norway called Hell.
  • Harvard uses Yale brand locks on their buildings; Yale uses Best brand.
  • St. Stephen is the patron saint of bricklayers.
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