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    Fast Facts

    Alexander Graham Bell refused to have a phone in his study – the ringing drove him nuts.

    Buzz Aldrin’s mother’s maiden name was Moon.

    There is no rice in rice paper.

    According to a Gallup Poll, one in seven Americans can’t locate the United States on a map.

    John Wilkes Booth’s brother once saved the life of Abraham Lincoln’s son.

    The day Judy Garland died, a tornado touched down in Kansas.

    A check of 62 police cars in Atlanta, Ga., found that 27 had expired tags.

    Pigs can catch swine flu from humans.

    Fish can get seasick.

    Kodak founder George Eastman hated to have his picture taken.

    Al Capone’s older brother Vince was a policeman in Nebraska.

    P.J. Tierney, father of the modern diner, died of indigestion in 1917 after eating at a diner.

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