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Sip on some knowledge. These are the Real Facts.

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Pennsylvania is misspelled on the Liberty Bell.

301

William Shakespeare was born and died on the same day: April 23.

302

Ketchup was once sold as a medicine.

303

Napoleon suffered from a fear of cats.

304

In 1900, 1/3 of all automobiles in New York City were powered by electricity.

305

The 4th Earl of Sandwich invented the sandwich so he could eat and gamble at the same time.

306

In the Middle Ages, chicken soup was considered an aphrodisiac.

307

All dog breeds except chow-chows have black lips to prevent them from getting sunburned.

308

Connecticut was the first state to pass a Lemon Law in 1982.

309

Ancient Egyptians believed the "vein of love" ran from the third finger on the left hand to the heart.

310

The word "facetious" features all the vowels in alphabetical order.

311

The standard Chinese typewriter has 1,500 characters.

312

A flea can jump 30,000 times without stopping.

313

"O" is the oldest letter of the alphabet, dating back to 3000 B.C.

314

The Japanese word "judo" means "the gentle way."

315

No two lip impressions are the same.

316

It took Leonardo da Vinci 12 years to paint the lips of Mona Lisa.

317

Lemon sharks can give birth to about 36 babies at one time.

318

Top-performing companies are called "blue chips" after the costliest chips in casinos.

319

The name for the space between your eyebrows is "nasion."

320

There is a town called Jackpot in Nevada.

321

The word "purple" does not rhyme with any other word in the English language.

322

In the U.S., there are about 15,000 vacuum cleaner-related accidents each year.

323

The Lemon-Yellow Tree Frog is only active in the darkness of night.

324

The legs of bats are too weak to support their weight, so they hang upside down.

325

75% of people wash from top to bottom in the shower.

326

On average, you'll spend a year of your life looking for misplaced objects.

327

Chewing gum was invented in New York City in 1870 by Thomas Adams.

328

The Statue of Liberty features 7 points in her crown- one for each of the continents.

329

The world's first escalator was built in Coney Island, NY, in 1896.

330

The top of the Empire State Building was originally built as a place to anchor blimps.

331

The area code in Cape Canaveral, Fl, is 321.

332

Ohio is the only U.S. state that does not have a rectangular flag.

333

Long Island is the largest island in the Continental U.S.

334

The beaver is the official animal of Canada.

335

Maine produces more toothpicks than any other state in the U.S.

336

The last letter to be added to our alphabet was J.

337

Farmington, Maine celebrates Chester Greenwood Day to honor the inventor of earmuffs.

338

Of all the trees in Australia, 75% are eucalyptus.

339

There are more doughnut shops per capita in Canada than in any other country.

340

There is an underground mushroom in Oregon that measures 3.5 miles across.

341

Of the 92 counties in Indiana, only 5 observe daylight savings time.

342

California and Arizona grow approximately 95% of the fresh lemons in the U.S.

343

The term 007 was derived from 20007, the home zip code of many Washington, D.C. agents.

344

Leonardo da Vinci discovered that a tree's rings reveal its age.

345

The popsicle was invented in 1905 by an 11-year-old boy.

346

The medical term for writer's cramp is graphospasm.

347

A male firefly's light is twice as bright as a female's.

348

It is estimated that the world's oceans contain 10 billion tons of gold.

349

Most cats don't like lemonade.

350

The watersheds that supply water to New York City are roughly the size of Delaware.

351

Cold water weighs less than hot water.

352

Storm clouds hold about 6 trillion raindrops.

353

The weight of the moon is 81 billion tons.

354

Bamboo can grow three feet in one day.

355

A tune that gets stuck in your head is called an earworm.

356

You exhale air at 15 m.p.h.

357

A baboon is a variety of lemon.

358

Butterflies were formerly known by the name Flutterby.

359

A teaspoon contains 120 drops of water.

360

Mexican jumping beans jump to get out of sunlight.

361

The pineapple is a very big berry.

362

"Arachibutlphobia" is the fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth.

363

Pearls dissolve in vinegar.

364

Borborygmi is the noise that your stomach makes when you are hungry.

365

The oil in cashews helps prevent tooth decay.

366

The center of some golf balls contain honey.

367

International tug of war rules state that the rope must be over 100-feet long.

368

In 2003, a 6-year-old from Naples, FL was ticketed for not having a permit for her lemonade stand.

369

On Valentine's Day, there is no charge to get married in the Empire State Building's chapel.

370

Heat, not sunlight, ripens tomatoes.

371

Grapes are the most popular fruit in the world.

372

A housefly hums in the key of F.

373

Endocarp is the edible pulp inside a lemon.

374

Thomas Edison coined the word "hello" and introduced it as a way to answer the phone.

375

"Way" is the most frequently used noun in the English language.

376

The "high five" was introduced by a professional baseball player in 1977.

377

"Disco" means "I learn" in Latin.

378

It costs the U.S. government 2.5 cents to produce a quarter.

379

The "lemon yellow" crayon was introduced in 1949 and retired in 1990.

380

It is illegal for a portrait of a living person to appear on U.S. postage stamps.

381

Baboons were once trained by Egyptians to wait on tables.

382

The official state gem of Washington is petrified wood.

383

Mount Katahdin in Maine is the first place in the U.S. to get sunlight each morning.

384

Each year, the average person walks the distance from NY to Miami.

385

Lemons are more acidic than vinegar.

386

New York City's public school students represent about 188 different countries.

387

A banana is a giant herb.

388

The first person in the U.S. arrested for speeding was a NYC cab driver.

389

In the U.S., all interstate highways that run east to west are even-numbered.

390

Jack is the most common name in nursery rhymes.

391

A sea lemon is a mollusk that feeds on sponges.

392

Three out of every six Americans live within fifty miles of where they were born.

393

The raised bump reflectors on U.S. roads are named "Botts dots."

394

Nearly 9,000 people injure themselves with a toothpick each year.

395

It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.

396

The dragonfly can reach speeds of up to 36 mph.

397

Bamboo can grow over three feet per day.

398

Hippos can open their mouths 180 degrees.

399

Manhattan was the first capital of the United States.

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