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    Fast Facts

    • The male mosquito does not bite – only the female does.
  • Honeybees are deaf. Say what? Yes, and so are turtles.
  • One of the primary reasons the Mayflower Pilgrims ended their voyage at Plymouth Rock was because they ran out of beer.
  • Black-eyed peas are not peas. They are beans.
  • The kangaroo rat is not a rat. It is a gopher.
  • Robert E. Lee was buried barefoot in 1870 because the coffin was too small to allow for his boots.
  • The electric razor made its debut on the American marketplace March 18, 1931. It should be noted that, until any kind of razor was invented, men shaved by pulling hairs out individually or by cutting them with sharp-edged stones.
  • Leonardo da Vinci could draw with one hand and write with the other – at the same time.
  • A frog has to close its eyes to swallow.
  • In most cases, it is cheaper to send a student to college than it is to keep a prisoner in jail.
  • “”Utopia”” is an ancient Greek word meaning “”nowhere.””
  • Rabbits talk to each other by thumping their feet.
  • There are 11 time zones in Russia.
  • The Oreo is the world’s bestselling cookie. More than 5 billion are sold every year – and that’s just in America.
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