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    Fast Facts: April 9

    •A rat can survive longer without water than a camel.

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    •Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks, or it will digest itself.

    •The dot over the letter “”i”” is called a tittle.

    •A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down continuously from the bottom of the glass to the top.

    •A female ferret will die if it goes into heat and cannot find a mate.

    •A 2X4 is really 1-1/2″” by 3-1/2.””

    •Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because Donald doesn’t wear pants.

    •Because metal was scarce, the Oscars given out during World War II were made of wood.

    •In a game of chess, there are 318,979,564,000 possible ways to play the first four moves per side.

    •There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with orange, purple or silver.

    •The first CD pressed in the U.S. was Bruce Springsteen’s “”Born in the USA.””

    •The original name for butterfly was flutterby.

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