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    Fast Facts

    Bonnie Sloan was the first deaf person to play in the NFL. He played for St. Louis in 1991.

    There are 1.1 billion overweight people worldwide.

    Two foods were initially developed to curb sexual desire: Kellogg’s corn flakes and Graham crackers.

    Arizona, Indiana and Hawaii do not observe daylight savings time.

    Fort Worth, Texas, was never a fort.

    Children have more taste buds than adults do.

    Richard Burton gave Elizabeth Taylor a 69.4 carat diamond engagement ring.

    More words start with “”S”” than with any other letter.

    Timber cutters have the deadliest job, with 117.8 deaths per 100,000 workers.

    The deepest point in the Pacific Ocean has depth of about 6.85 miles.

    Only 16 percent of the able-bodied males in the American colonies participated in the Revolutionary War.

    On average, you’ll spend about five years of your life eating.

    Cats have two sets of vocal chords: one for purring and one for meowing.

    Sonny and Cher originally called themselves Cleo and Caesar.

    More than 50 percent of all the lakes in the world are in Canada.

    The average shower uses 30 gallons of water.

    Stilts were invented by a French shepherd who herded sheep in marshes near the Bay of Biscay.

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