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    Fast Facts

    • A monkey was once tried and convicted for smoking a cigarette in South Bend, Ind.
  • The book “”Green Eggs and Ham”” contains only 50 words.
  • Columbus traveled at an average speed of 2.8 mph on his first voyage across the sea.
  • Lego has manufactured more than 189 billion pieces in 2,000 different shapes since 1949, about 30 Lego pieces for every living person on Earth.
  • If you feed a wild moose often enough it will begin to attack people who don’t feed it.
  • Moscow is closer to Washington, D.C., than Honolulu is.
  • The French typing equivalent of “”The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog”” is “”Take this old whiskey to the blonde judge who’s smoking a cigar.””
  • Amen is the same in more languages than any other word. Taxi is second.
  • The world has been at peace only 8 percent of the time over the last 3,500 years.
  • Golf was banned in England in 1457 because it was a distraction from archery.
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