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Fun Facts #672537 03/24/11 01:11 PM
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Let's play a little game here. There are a lot of interesting little facts floating around out there, for instance, did you know that people use their left hand 58% more than their right hand when typing?

So look up a fun fact or two and post them here and we can fill more people with useless knowledge.

I will start with:

Did you know that the first person who owned the Marlboro cigarette company died of lung cancer?

Ok, now it's your turn.


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Re: Fun Facts [Re: Vance - Crime Editor] #672560 03/24/11 02:32 PM
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Wow, how ironic - and many more to follow with "cancer" - sad to say. My boyfriend has smoked all his life. Great subject and I look forward to reading the neat contributions smile

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There are 118 ridges around the edge of a Roosevelt dime, 119 ridges around the edge of a quarter, 150 ridges around the edge of a Kennedy half dollar, & 133 ridges around the edge of a Susan B Anthony dollar. The edges of the penney & nickel are smooth. The edge of the Sacagawea & Presidential dollar are smooth with writing, that includes year, mint mark & E PLURIBIS UMUM / IN GOD WE TRUST.


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There are only four words in the English that end in -dous.

stupendous, horrendous, tremendous and hazardous


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The average person falls asleep in seven minutes after lying down for bed.


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I am definitely not average.


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Did you know that the only letter of the alphabet that does not appear on the Periodic Table is the letter "J"?


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The little lump of flesh just forward of your ear canal, right next to your temple, is called a tragus.



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Did you know that Donald Duck's middle name is Fauntleroy?


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If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle;

If the horse has one front leg in the air, the person died as a result of wounds received in battle;

If the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.


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