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    • Bill Cosby was the first black man to win an Emmy Award for best actor.
  • George Washington was deathly afraid of being buried alive. After he died, he wanted to be laid out for three days just to be sure he was dead.
  • Human beings and the two-toed sloth are the only land animals that typically mate face to face.
  • The highest lifetime yield of milk from a single cow is 55,849 gallons.
  • When honey is swallowed, it enters the blood stream within a period of 20 minutes.
  • The three best-known western names in China are Jesus Christ, Richard Nixon and Elvis Presley.
  • The term devil’s advocate comes from the Roman Catholic Church. When deciding if someone should be sainted, a devil’s advocate is always appointed to give an alternative view.
  • Tom Hanks is related to Abraham Lincoln.
  • Bill Clinton was the first left-handed U.S. president to serve two terms.
  • A fingerprint is also known as a dactylogram.
  • Fresh apples float because 25 percent of their volume is air.
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