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  1. Money isn't made of paper. It's made of cotton.
  2. The 57 on the Heinz ketchup bottle represents the number of varieties of pickle the company once produced.
  3. A rat can last longer without water than a camel.
  4. Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks, or it will digest itself.
  5. The Declaration of Independence was written on hemp paper. For those of you who don't know what hemp is . . . it's pot.
  6. The dot over the letter "i" is called a tittle.
  7. A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down continuously from the bottom of the glass to the top.
  8. Susan Lucci is the daughter of Phyllis Diller.
  9. A female ferret will die if it goes into heat and cannot find a mate.
  10. A duck's quack doesn't echo. No one knows why.
  11. A 2 X 4 is really 1-1/2" by 3-1/2".
  12. Forty percent of McDonald's profits come from the sales of Happy Meals.
  13. Every person has a unique eye & tongue print.
  14. The "spot" on the 7-Up comes from its inventor who had red eyes. He was an albino.
  15. In Webster's 1996 dictionary 315 entries were misspelled.
  16. During the chariot scene in "Ben Hur," a small red car can be seen in the distance.
  17. On average, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily. 18 John Wilkes Booth's brother once saved the life of Abraham Lincoln's son.
  18. Warren Beatty and Shirley McLaine are brother and sister.
  19. Chocolate kills dogs. Chocolate affects a dog's heart and nervous system. A few ounces is enough to kill a small dog.
  20. Daniel Boone detested coonskin caps.
  21. Special playing cards were issued to British pilots in W.W.II. If captured, the cards could be soaked in water and unfolded to reveal a map for escape.
  22. Most lipstick contains fish scales.
  23. Orcas (killer whales) kill sharks by torpedoing up into the shark's stomach from underneath, causing the shark to explode.
  24. Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn't wear pants.
  25. Dr. Seuss is actually pronounced Seuss such that it sounds like "Sue-ice."
  26. Ketchup was sold in the 1830s as medicine.
  27. Due to the extremely high prices in California during the boom years of the 1849 gold rush in California, it was cheaper to send shirts to Hawaii for washing and ironing.
  28. American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in First Class.
  29. Because metal was scarce, the Oscars given out during WWII were made of wood.
  30. The number of possible ways of playing the first four moves per side in a game of chess is 318,979,564,000.
  31. Upper and lower case letters are "upper" and "lower" because back when printing type had to be set in individual letters, capital letters were stored in a type case mounted above the case that stored the non-capital letters.
  32. There are no clocks in Las Vegas gambling casinos.
  33. There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with orange, purple, or silver.
  34. The numbers 172 can be found on the back of the "old" US 5-dollar bill, in the bushes at the base of the Lincoln Memorial.
  35. The name Wendy was made up for the book Peter Pan. Before that there was never a record of the name Wendy.
  36. The very first bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin in WWII killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo.
  37. There are 4 cars and 11 lightposts on the back of the "old" US 10 dollar bill.
  38. Leonardo Da Vinci invented scissors. It took him 10 years to paint Mona Lisa's lips.
  39. If one places a tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion, it will instantly go mad and sting itself to death.
  40. Bruce Lee was so fast that they actually had to slow down the film so you could see his moves.
  41. If you have 3 quarters, 4 dimes and 4 pennies, that totals $1.19, you also have the largest amount of money in coins without being able to make change for a dollar.
  42. The first CD pressed in the US was Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the USA".
  43. The mask used by Michael Myers in the original "Halloween" was actually a Captain Kirk mask painted white.
  44. The original name for butterfly was flutterby
  45. 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.
  46. The first product Motorola started to develop was a record player for automobiles. At that time, the most known player on the market was Victrola, so they called themselves Motorola.
  47. Roses may be red, but violets are indeed violet.
  48. By raising your legs slowly and laying on your back, you cannot sink into quicksand.
  49. Casey Kasem is the voice of Shaggy on Scooby Doo.
  50. Celery has negative calories. It takes more calories to eat a piece of celery than the celery has in it to begin with.
  51. Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest.
  52. In Gulliver's Travels, Jonathan Swift described the two moons of Mars, Phobos and Deimos, giving their exact size and speeds of rotation. He did this more than 100 years before either moon was discovered.
  53. Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.
  54. Sherlock Holmes NEVER said "Elementary, my dear Watson."
  55. An old law in Bellingham, Washington, made it illegal for a woman to take more than 3 steps backwards while dancing.
  56. Sharon Stone was the first Star Search spokesmodel.
  57. The glue on Israeli postage stamps is certified kosher.
  58. The Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book most often stolen from Public Libraries.
  59. Astronauts are not allowed to eat beans before they go into space because passing wind in a spacesuit damages it,
  60. Back in the mid to late 80s, an IBM compatible computer wasn't considered 100% compatible unless it could run Microsoft's Flight Simulator. 63 Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.