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    Fast Facts

    In 1992, 2,421 people checked into U.S. emergency rooms with injuries involving house plants.

    If you pet your pig, it will have a larger litter. Pigs, like people, respond to kindness.

    New Zealand sheep outnumber New Zealanders 10-to-one.
    Dumbest farm animal, according to farmers: the turkey.

    The song “”You’re a Grand Old Flag”” was originally called “”You’re a Grand Old Rag.””

    The U.S. national anthem was set to a tune of an old English drinking song.

    Otters can get herpes.

    Kangaroos are lactose-intolerant.
    The CIA once called an assassination team the Health Alteration Committee.

    It is a Senate mandate that Yankee bean soup be served in the Senate’s restaurant every day.

    Your ears secrete more earwax when you’re afraid than when you aren’t.

    Tug-of-war was an Olympic event between 1900 and 1920.

    The most expensive coffee in the world is Kopi Luwak, which is up to $300 a pound.

    778 students in 2004 achieved a perfect score on the SAT.

    A cutting board can have 200 times more fecal bacteria than a toilet seat.

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