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    Fast Facts: April 1

    • Iguanas, koalas and Komodo dragons all have two penises.

    • In ancient Peru, when a woman found an ‘ugly’ potato, it was custom for her to push it into the face of the nearest man.

    •In “”Casablanca”” Humphrey Bogart never said “”Play it again, Sam.”” Sherlock Holmes never said “”Elementary, my dear Watson.”” Captain Kirk never said “”Beam me up, Scotty,”” but he did say, “”Beam me up, Mr. Scott.””

    • In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.

    • In most watch advertisements the time displayed on the watch is 10:10 because the arms frame the brand of the watch (and make it look like it’s smiling.)

    •In the ‘40s, the Bich pen was changed to Bic for fear that Americans would pronounce it ‘Bitch.’

    •In the Andes, time is often measured by how long it takes to smoke a cigarette.

    •In the film “”Star Trek:First Contact,”” when Picard shows Lilly she is orbiting Earth, Australia and Papa New Guinea are clearly visible but New Zealand is missing.

    • It is a criminal offence to drive around in a dirty car in Russia.

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