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  • Many Japanese golfers carry hole-in-one insurance, because it is traditional in Japan to share one’s good luck by sending gifts to all your friends when you get an ace. The price for what the Japanese term “”an albatross”” can often reach $10,000.
  • Mel Blanc, who voiced Bugs Bunny, was allergic to carrots.
  • Papaphobia is the fear of popes.
  • Colgate faced a big obstacle marketing toothpaste in Spanish-speaking countries. Colgate translates into the command “”go hang yourself.””
  • In the United Kingdom, there is no Act of Parliament making it illegal to commit murder. Murder is only illegal due to legal precedent.
  • The Roman emperor Caligula made his horse a senator.
  • In the 1700s in London, you could purchase insurance against going to hell.
  • Buckingham Palace has more than 600 rooms.
  • The only purple animal is the South African Blesbok.
  • The largest object ever found in the Los Angeles sewer system was a motorcycle.
  • The U.S. Bureau of Standards says that the electron is the fastest thing in the world.
  • Male boars form harems.
  • Forty percent of women have hurled footwear at a man.
  • The male fox mates for life and, if the female dies, he remains single for the rest of his life. However, if the male fox dies, the female hooks up with a new mate.
  • The ruins of Troy are located in Turkey.
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