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    • Black sheep have a better sense of smell than white sheep.
  • Rod Stewart once worked as a gravedigger.
  • One in every five potatoes grown in the United States is made into french fries.
  • When actors are filmed in a car through the windshield, there’s usually no rear view mirror.
  • The kernel inside a peach pit is poisonous.
  • Seventy-six percent of U.S. commuters drive to work alone.
  • George Washington had size 13 feet.
  • For years the globe on the NBC “”Nightly News”” spun in the wrong direction.
  • In Oklahoma, you can be fined for making funny faces at dogs.
  • Babies are born without kneecaps.
  • As a 5-foot-11 sophomore, Michael Jordan was cut from his high school varsity basketball team.
  • Julius Caesar wore a laurel wreath crown to hide his baldness.
  • Melting an ice cube in your mouth burns about 2.3 calories.
  • The fifth most popular plastic surgery performed on U.S. males is breast reduction.
  • Kentucky produces more whiskey than every other state combined.
  • Australia has a robot that shears sheep. Japan has one that makes sushi.
  • Artichokes are flowers.
  • Playboy founder Hugh Hefner owns the crypt next to his first centerfold, Marilyn Monroe, at the Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery.
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