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    • Thirty thousand monkeys were used in the massive three-year effort to classify the various types of polio.
  • One in four people do not know what their astrological sign is.
  • It is estimated that Americans consume 10 million tons of turkey on Thanksgiving Day. Due to turkey’s high sulfur content, Americans also produce enough gas to fly a fleet of 75 Hindenburgs from Los Angeles to New York in 24 hours.
  • Pepsi is commonly used by wooden boat owners to clean mold from decks. You can spill it on for about 30 seconds, but it needs to be rinsed to be sure it does not erode the decks completely.
  • Wine will spoil if exposed to light, hence the tinted bottles.
  • Most people button their shirts upward.
  • Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest.
  • In 1990, there were about 15,000 vacuum
    cleaner-related accidents in the United States.
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