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    Fast Facts: March 1

    • A person takes an average of 16 breaths per minute.

    • The first ever income tax was levied in Great Britain to fund the wars against Napoleon.

    • The National Park Service manages more than 16 million acres of wetlands.

    • The boots eaten by Charlie Chaplin in “”The Gold Rush”” (1925) were made of licorice.

    • Flamingos build their nests with mouthfuls of mud.

    • Bless you! In Italian, “”ah-choo”” is spelled “”ecci ecci.””

    • Actor Gene Hackman lied about his age to get into the Marines at age 16 in 1946.

    • The average bra is designed to last for only 180 days of use.

    • If a chain letter was never broken, within 15 cycles the entire world would have read it.

    • Twenty hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute.

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