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    Fast Facts: Mar. 22

    KISS is an acronym for the design principle “”Keep it simple, stupid!”” The principle states that simplicity should be a key goal in design, and that unnecessary complexity should be avoided.

    Cerberus was the three-headed dog that guarded the entrance to the underworld in Greek and Roman mythology.

    A ham was a term given to an actor of low grade around 1875. The term is derived from the used of pig fat, which actors used to remove makeup.

    Of all the words Dr. Seuss made up in his storybooks, only one has stuck in the English vocabulary: “”Grinch,”” which refers to a killjoy.

    The sentence “”The quick brown fox jumps over a lazy dog.”” uses every letter of the alphabet.

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