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    Fast Facts: Oct. 27

    • One out of every four books sold in the United States is a mystery or suspense novel.
    • The average American adult can read between 150 and 200 words a minute.
    • The average American household has 15 cookbooks.
    • The average dictionary contains entries for 278,000 words.
    • The top-selling comic book of all time is “”X-Men #1″” selling 8.1 million copies.
    • Women buy 55 percent of the fiction sold.
    • Bowing to pressure from antismoking groups, Hasbro took away Mr. Potato Head’s pipe in 1987.
    • Original name for the Bank of America: the Bank of Italy.
    • The millionth trademark issued by the U.S. Patent Office: Sweet’N Low.

       

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