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The banana is the world's largest herb.

Poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was the first American to have plumbing installed in his house—in 1840.

Ancient Chinese artists would never paint pictures of women's feet.

A group of toads is called a "knot."

The average human drinks about 16,000 gallons of water in a lifetime.

Nolan Ryan was the first baseball player to make over $1 million dollars in a season.

A violin contains about 70 separate pieces of wood.

The metal cesium will melt in your hand and catch fire due to the temperature of your skin.

The paper clip was patented in 1901.

China has more English speakers than the United States.

The toes of mummies were individually wrapped.

Blondes have more hair than dark-haired people.

The average duration of sexual intercourse for humans is two minutes.

The ancient Egyptians slept on pillows made of stone.

The piece that protrudes from the top end of an umbrella is called a "ferrule."

The mango is a member of the cashew family.

The Greek national anthem has 158 verses.

Mr. Spock's blood type was T-Negative.

Charlie Brown's father was a barber.


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