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  • Values on the Monopoly game board are the same today as they were in 1935.
  • Scatologists are experts who study feces.
  • Eighty five percent of divorced women say they are happier after their divorce or separation.
  • The oldest known vegetable is the pea.
  • The longest inaugural address by a U.S. president was given by William Henry Harrison. It was 1 hour, 45 minutes long during an intense snowstorm. One month later, he died of pneumonia.
  • Pound for pound, hamburgers cost more than new cars.
  • The first bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin during World War II killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo.
  • The youngest golfer recorded to have shot a hole-in-one is 5-year-old Coby Orr of Littleton, Colo., on the 103-yard fifth hole at the Riverside Golf Course in San Antonio, Texas, in 1975.
  • The Apollo 11 had only 20 seconds of fuel left when it landed.
  • Toads don’t have teeth, but frogs do.
  • Elvis Presley had a twin brother named Garon, who died at birth. Elvis’s middle name was spelled Aron in honor of his brother.
  • “”King Kong”” was Adolf Hitler’s favorite movie.
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