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    Fast Facts

    ? There are more than 58 million dogs in the United States.

    ? The first female guest host of “”Saturday Night Live”” was Candace Bergen.

    ? Your odds of being killed in a tornado are 1 in 2 million.

    ? The average bra size today is 36C. Ten years ago it was 34B.

    ? There are 50 million abortions performed every year worldwide. An estimated 40 percent of those are performed illegally.

    ? As of 2005, the life expectancy at birth in Swaziland is estimated to be only 33 years old.

    ? The United States has about 9 billion chickens. China has more than 13 billion.

    ? “”Tom Sawyer”” was the first novel written on a typewriter.

    ? The largest meteorite crater in the world is in Winslow, Arizona. It is 4,150 feet across and 150 feet deep.

    ? Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.
    ? There are 206 bones in the adult human body and there are 300 in children (as they grow, some of the bones fuse together).

    ? There are 1 million ants for every person in the world.

    ? There are only four words in the common English language that end in “”-dous””: tremendous, horrendous, stupendous and hazardous.

    ? Armadillos, opossums, and sloth’s spend about 80 percent of their lives sleeping.

    ? Abraham Lincoln faces to the right on a penny while all the other presidents face to the left on U.S. coins.

    ? Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks otherwise it will digest itself.

    ? The most popular car color between 2000 and 2005 was silver.

    ? American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first class.

    ? The Earth experiences 50,000 earthquakes each year.

    ? The only letter not appearing on the Periodic Table is “”J.””

    – All facts from randomfunfacts.com

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