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    • The average person’s skin weighs twice as much as his or her brain.
  • Comedian Stan Laurel was married eight times, but had only four wives.
  • The glue on Israeli stamps is certified kosher.
  • Otters can get herpes.
  • The time an average American spends asleep in a lifetime equals 25 years.
  • Earnest Hemingway rewrote the final page of “”A Farewell to Arms”” 39 times.
  • Forty-six percent of all violence on television occurs in cartoons.
  • Each year, Americans use enough foam peanuts to fill 10 85-story skyscrapers.
  • Popcorn eaters are three times more likely to cry during a movie than non-popcorn eaters.
  • The saguaro cactus does not grow its first arm until it’s at least 75 years old.
  • The kid on the Cracker Jack box is named Robert.
  • Eleven percent of Americans have thrown out a dish just because they don’t want to wash it.
  • If you’re an average adult, you spend 11 to 13 minutes in the shower.
  • More than 25 million kids visit Santa in malls nationwide each year.
  • The common flu kills 20,000 people each year.
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