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    • More roses are grown in Texas than in any country on Earth.
  • Frank Sinatra once boxed under the name Marty O’Brien.
  • Honey is easy to digest because it has already been digested by a bee.
  • No insurance company will underwrite Jackie Chan’s productions.
  • 30 million Toyota Corollas have been sold since its introduction in 1969, making it the world’s best-selling passenger car.
  • Each mile of a four-lane freeway takes up more than 17 acres of land.
  • The Sahara Desert is larger than the entire United States.
  • Sweet ‘N Low received the millionth trademark issued by the U.S. Patent Office.
  • The average color TV lasts for eight years.
  • Earth is closest to the sun on January 3.
  • Abraham Lincoln was the first president to wear a beard in office.
  • In Atlanta, it’s illegal to tie a giraffe to a streetlight or telephone pole. Dogs, however, are acceptable.
  • In ancient Rome, any house hit by lightning was considered consecrated.
  • A cubic mile of fog contains less than a gallon of water.
  • Sixty-three percent of U.S. presidents have been members of a fraternity of some kind.
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