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    Fast Facts

    George Harrison and John Lennon were the first Beatles to (inadvertently) try LSD; the two ingested the drug while they sat with their wives at a dinner party hosted by George’s dentist, who reportedly slipped it into their coffee without telling them.

    In the 1960 black-and-white motion picture “”Psycho,”” chocolate syrup was substituted for blood, as it had what Alfred Hitchcock felt was the perfect consistency.

    The Monopoly property known as Marvin Gardens is misspelled; the district in Margate City, N.J., is correctly given as Marven Gardens.

    The NFL is the only one of the four major American pro sports league that has yet to place a team in Canada.

    When throwing a “”proper”” strike, a bowling ball only touches four of the pins: 1, 3, 5 and 9 for a right-hander, and 1, 2, 5 and 8 for a lefty.

    Royal insiders claim that Queen Elizabeth’s sizeable handbag contains only enough money to add to the collection plate at church once a week.

    Cartoon voice legend Mel Blanc chewed on carrots to provide an “”authentic”” sound for Bugs Bunny’s mealtime. While he was not allergic to the vegetable, he never cared for them, and spit out the chewed remnants instead of swallowing.

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