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    Fast Facts: Sept. 27

    • Rice paper does not contain a grain of rice.
    • French fries originated in Belgium, not France.
    • Great Danes come from Germany, not Denmark.
    • 10-gallon hats only hold about 6 pints of water.
    • Koala bears aren’t bears, they’re marsupials.
    • Mountain goats aren’t goats, they’re small antelopes.
    • Fireflies aren’t flies, they’re beetles.
    • The funny bone is not a bone, it’s a nerve.
    • Shooting stars are meteors.
    • Prairie dogs are not dogs, they’re rodents.
    • Peanuts are not nuts, they’re legumes.

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