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    Fast Facts: April 14

    • The average person’s left hand does 56 percent of the typing.

    • The cruise liner QE2 moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.

    • The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.

    • The sentence “”The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog”” uses every letter of the alphabet.

    • The winter of 1932 was so cold that Niagara Falls froze completely solid.

    • There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.

    • There are more chickens than people in the world.

    • There are only four words in the English language that end in “”dous””: tremendous, horrendous, stupendous and hazardous.

    • There are two words in the English language that have all five vowels in order: “”abstemious”” and “”facetious.””

    • There’s no Betty Rubble in the Flintstones Chewables Vitamins.

    • Tigers have striped skin — not just striped fur.

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