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    Fast Facts

    The average age of a first-time American bride in 1970 was 20.8. In 2003, it was 27.

    Sixty percent of the U.S. television viewing audience watched the last episode of M*A*S*H in 1983.

    Seventy-five percent of industrial accidents happen to people who skipped breakfast that morning.

    The 1921 Alabama Centennial half-dollar was the first U.S. coin designed by a woman, Laura Gardin Fraser.

    If you are brushing your hair, it’s best to stop after the 25th stroke. That’s the right number for the best distribution of your hair’s natural oils.

    If you sneeze your most powerful sneeze, it’ll come flying out of your face at a little more than 100 mph.

    If you listen to a cricket chirp, you can figure out the temperature. Count the number of chirps per 15 seconds and add 40. That’ll give you the temperature in Fahrenheit.

    The penalty for stealing a rabbit in 19th-century England was seven years in prison.

    It’s against the law to slam your car door in Switzerland.

    In England, it’s against the law to name your daughter Princess without the queen’s permission.

    Bees have different dialects. A German bee cannot understand an Italian bee.

    Detroit has more “”registered”” bowlers than any other American city.

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