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    • The Roman emperor Commodus once collected all the dwarfs, cripples and freaks he could find and had them brought to the Colosseum, where they were ordered to fight each other to the death with meat cleavers.
  • A syzgy occurs when three astronomical bodies line up.
  • The garfish has green bones.
  • Aerosmith’s “”Dude Looks Like a Lady”” was written about Vince Neil of Motley Crue.
  • The sound of E.T. walking was made by someone squishing her hands in jelly.
  • All Hebrew-originating names that end with the letters “”el”” have something to do with God.
  • Dinner guests during the medieval times in England were expected to bring their own knives to the table.
  • There are more Barbie dolls in Italy than there are Canadians in Canada.
  • In Helsinki, Finland, instead of giving parking tickets, the police usually deflate tires.
  • Rattlesnakes gather in groups to sleep through the winter. Sometimes up to 1,000 of them coil up together to keep warm.
  • It is forbidden to fly aircraft over the Taj Mahal.
  • Anise is the scent on the artificial rabbit that is used in greyhound races.
  • Any free-moving liquid in outer space will form itself into a sphere because of its surface tension.
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