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  • Dentists have recommended that a toothbrush be kept at least 6 feet away from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush.
  • Dinosaurs didn’t eat grass, because grass didn’t exist during the Mesozoic Era. It evolved much later.
  • The word “”Christian”” appears only three times in the Bible. The word “”God”” appears in every book except Esther and Song of Solomon.
  • The can opener was invented 48 years after the can was introduced.
  • George Orwell originally planned to call his last novel “”The Last Man in Europe.”” He got the final title, “”1984,”” from reversing the last two digits of the year he wrote it, 1948.
  • The first recorded sighting of the Loch Ness Monster was in 565.
  • Studies show that men can read small print more easily than women.
  • There is only a 1-in-7 chance that a burglary in the U.S. will be solved.
  • In 1963 the French launched a cat named Feliette into space.
  • The first neon sign was made for a Packard dealership in 1923.
  • In Cleveland, it’s illegal to catch mice without a hunting license.
  • 3.9 percent of women say they never wear underwear.
  • A kiss stimulates 29 muscles.
  • Honey never spoils.
  • The world’s largest diamond was the Cullinan, found in South Africa in 1905. It weighed 3,106.75 carats uncut.
  • Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon with his left foot first.
  • Thirty thousand Hawaiians signed a petition to change Maui’s name to Gilligan’s Island.
  • The tomato comes in more than 4,000 varieties.
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