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    Fast Facts: March 26

    • Barbie’s full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.

    • All of the clocks in Pulp Fiction are stuck on 4:20.

    • A coat hanger is 44 inches long if straightened.

    • “”Dreamt”” is the only English word that ends in the letters “”mt.””

    • The word “”byte”” is a contraction of “”by eight.””

    • The word “”pixel”” is a contraction of either ‘picture cell’ or ‘picture element.’

     

    • Isaac Asimov is the only author to have a book in every Dewey-decimal category.

    • The average ear of corn has 800 kernels arranged in 16 rows.

    • The first Ford cars had Dodge engines.

    • Chrysler built the engines of the B-29s that bombed Japan; Mitsubishi built Zeros that tried to shoot them down. Both companies now build cars in a joint plant call Diamond-Star Motors.

     

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