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Coca-Cola was originally green.

Men can read smaller print than women; women can hear better.

Percentage of Africa that is wilderness: 28%. Percentage of North America that is wilderness: 38%

Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.

The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.

The youngest pope was Benedict IX (1032 A.D.), 12 years old. He was elected pope three times.

Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history:

Spades - King David
Clubs - Alexander the Great,
Hearts-Charlemagne, and
Diamonds - Julius Caesar.

111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321


"I am." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

The phrase "rule of thumb" is derived from an old English law which stated that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.

The name Jeep came from the abbreviation used in the army for the "General Purpose" vehicle, G.P.
 

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