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    Fast Facts

    • One teaspoon of yogurt contains more than one billion live and active bacteria.
  • The letter “”w”” is the only letter in the alphabet that doesn’t have one syllable. It has three.
  • Carbonated water can dissolve limestone, talc, and many other low-Mohs hardness minerals. Coincidentally, carbonated water is the main ingredient.
  • A man named Ed Peterson is the inventor of the Egg McMuffin.
  • The first toilet ever seen on television was on “”Leave it to Beaver.””
  • Poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was the first American to have plumbing
    installed in his house.
  • Influenza caused more than twenty million deaths in 1918.
  • In a 1990 preschool poll, Mister Rogers was the first choice for president of the United States.
  • The average person’s skeleton accounts for about 20 percent of his or her body weight.
  • It takes 4,000 grains of sugar to fill a
    teaspoon.
  • It takes about 21 pounds of milk to make one pound of butter.
  • Among other things, the ancient Egyptians worshipped cabbages.
  • In Greek mythology, Nike is the goddess of victory.
  • Bozo the clown wore size 83AAA shoes.
  • Mushrooms share a common ancestry with insects, not plants.
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