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In Tokyo, a bicycle is faster than a car for most trips of less than 50 minutes!

There are 18 different animal shapes in the Animal Crackers cookie zoo!

The king of hearts is the only king without a moustache on a standard playing card!

The most popular first name in the world is Muhammad!

Tourists visiting Iceland should know that tipping at a restaurant is considered an insult!

The names of Popeye's four nephews are Pipeye, Peepeye, Pupeye, and Poopeye!

When glass breaks, the cracks move faster than 3,000 miles per hour. To photograph the event, a camera must shoot at a millionth of a second!

A Boeing 747 airliner holds 57,285 gallons of fuel!

A car uses 1.6 ounces of gas idling for one minute.
Half an ounce is used to start the average automobile

A lightning bolt generates temperatures five times hotter than those found at the sun's surface!

Forest fires move faster uphill than downhill

Most lipstick contains fish scales!

It's illegal to drink beer out of a bucket while you're sitting on a curb in St. Louis!

The first product to have a bar code was Wrigleys gum!
There are more than 10 million bricks in the Empire State Building

The average life span of a major league baseball is 5-7 pitches!

The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds

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"Oh do you know the muffin man, the muffin man, the mufin man. Oh do you know the muffin man, who blah blah blah blah blah." I forgot the rest of the song.

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do u no?
who stole the cookie from the cookie jar?
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Emus cannot walk backwards

Camels milk does not curdle

If you stretched a standard slinky out flat,it measures 87 feet long

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It's "Have you seen the Muffin Man...who lives in Drury Lane"

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