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    Ancient Egyptians could be put to death for mistreating a cat.

    Only 10 percent of U.S. households put cookies out for Santa on Christmas Eve.

    Superglue is so strong that a single square-inch bond can lift a ton of weight.

    There are more bagpipe bands in the United States than there are in Scotland.

    Mozart wrote a piano piece that required the player to use both hands and his nose.

    Singer Wayne Newton is a descendant of Pocahontas.

    The official definition of “”jiffy”” is 1/100 of a second.

    Wieners are an economical buy. With virtually no weight loss during preparation, a pound of wieners yields a pound of edible food.

    More hot dogs – 2 million a year – are sold at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport than at any other single location in the world.

    Hangnails have nothing to do with a hanging nail – the original word was angnail. The ang referred to the pain it caused, as in anguish.

    According to a Tupperware study, you’ll wind up throwing out about three fourth of your leftovers.

    Half of U.S. smokers incorrectly believe nicotine causes cancer.

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