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    Fast Facts

    • Emily Dickinson wrote 1,700
      poems. Seven were published in her lifetime.
  • If aircraft carriers ran on gasoline, they’d get about six inches to the gallon.
  • George Washington and Abraham Lincoln were both descended from England’s King Edward I.
  • The temperature in Antarctica once dropped 65 degrees in 12 minutes.
  • Honey never goes bad.
  • Sean Connery once had a job polishing coffins.
  • The United States produces 2 billion to 4 billion pounds of chicken and turkey feathers every year.
  • The shark model in Jaws was calledBruce – director Steven Spielberg named it after his lawyer.
  • The largest living thing on earth is an underground mushroom in Oregon that measures 3.5 miles across.
  • Forty percent of car-theft victims leave their keys in the ignition.
  • Prior to 1953, the slogan of L&M cigarettes was “”just what the doctor ordered.””
  • The words most frequently used in U.S. advertisements are “”new and
    improved.””
  • Clouds don’t float – they fall very, very slowly.
  • Do you know how long it takes Earth to go around the sun? Forty-six percent of Americans don’t. (It’s a year.)
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