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Instead of wishing each other luck with the common theatrical phrase, "Break a leg," circus clowns say, "Bump a nose."

A recent survey showed 42 percent of Americans say they don't use the Internet.

The most common pub name in Britain is "The Red Lion."

The average reader can read 275 words per minute.

Flies take off backwards.

No one in the U.S. has died from SARS. In an average year, more than 3,500 people in the U.S. will die from the flu.

The average American consumes 1,500 pounds of food each year.

The original title of Annie Hall was Anhedonia.

Racehorses have been known to wear out new shoes in one race.

Nearly 50 percent of all bank robberies take place on Fridays.

A wild tiger is easier to train than one born in captivity.

The first footprints at Grauman's Chinese Theater (now Mann's), were made by Norma Talmadge in 1927.

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Women end up ingesting about half of the lipstick they apply.
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Women end up ingesting about half of the lipstick they apply.

Leonardo da Vinci could draw with one hand and write with the other—at the same time.

New York was the first state to require license plates on cars.

Most dogs run an average of 19 miles per hour.

A "vamp" is the upper front top of a shoe.

About 845 languages are spoken in India.

The owl is the only bird to drop its upper eyelid to wink. All other birds raise their lower eyelids.

Thomas Edison had a collection of 5,000 birds.

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