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The average person's left hand does 56 percent of the typing.

Urdu is the most common language spoken by New York City cab drivers.

Two-thirds of the world's eggplant is grown in New Jersey.

A person afflicted with "hexadectylism" has six fingers or six toes on one or both hands and feet.

A duck has three eyelids.

The last thing to happen is the "ultimate." The next-to-last is the "penultimate," and the second-to-last is the "antepenultimate."

"Mageiricophobia" is the intense fear of having to cook.

Women shoplift more often than men—the ratio is 4-to-1.

The white part of your fingernail is called the "lunula."

Mosquitoes prefer children to adults, and blondes to brunettes.

It would take 63 days non-stop to write the first and last names of one million people.

Minnie Pearl's famous pricetag read "$1.98."

Pilgrims ate popcorn at the first Thanksgiving dinner.

Doves and pigeons are the same bird according to ornithologists.

64 percent of women sleep on the left side of the bed.

The word "avocado" comes from the Spanish word "aguacate," which in turn is derived from the Aztec word "ahuacatl" which meant testicle.

Married men are twice as likely to be obese as single men.

It took engineers 22 years to design the zipper.

In the 1800s, the name Increase was a common man's name.

Cold water weighs more than hot water.

Clouds fly higher during the day than the night.

"Uromancy" is the practice of predicting the future by studying urine.

Eels have two hearts.


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