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tv.gif (30624 bytes)The first episode of Joanie Loves Chachi was the highest rated American program in the history of Korean television. "Chachi" is Korean for "penis."

One third of all the fresh water on Earth is in Canada.

There's a temple in Sri Lanka dedicated to a tooth of Buddha.

The hummingbird is the only bird that can fly backward.

One hundred years ago, only 14 percent of the homes in the United States had a bathtub.

Little Red Riding Hood's name is Blanchette.

The planet Pluto wasn’t discovered until 1930.

Jack Norworth, who wrote Take Me Out to the Ball Game, had never seen a baseball game when he wrote the song in 1908.

One out of every two hundred women is endowed with an extra nipple.

Champagne was invented by a monk. His name was Dom Pérignon.

The waiting list for an apartment in Poland is 20 years.

"Syngenesophobia" is the fear of relatives.

Researchers say promiscuous species of monkeys appear to have stronger immune systems than less sexually active ones.

Aztecs used a breed of small, hairless dogs to keep their feet warm.

The diameter of the wheel on TV’s Wheel of Fortune is 8'6".

33% of all Americans flush the toilet while they are on it.

The largest cell in the human body is the female ovum.

Which came first, the chicken or the egg? Eggs. Reptiles were laying eggs thousands of years before chickens appeared.

New Zealand was the first country in the world to give women the right to vote, in 1893. The next place was the Isle of Man.

There are at least 100,000 species of butterflies.


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