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more people are allergic to cow's milk than any other food.
A female ferret will die if it goes into heat and cannot find a mate.
A 2" X 4" is really 1-1/2" by 3-1/2".
The first CD pressed in the US was Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the USA."
California consumes more bottled water than any other product.
1,800 cigarettes are smoked per person each year in China. Respiratory Disease is China's leading cause of death.
Mongolia is the largest landlocked country.
98% of Japanese are cremated.

The number "four" is considered unlucky in Japan because it is pronounced the same as "death."

The average Japanese household watches more than 10 hours of television a day. Until 1997, there were more pigs than people in Denmark.
The U.S. bought Alaska for 2 cents an acre from Russia.
1 in 5 of the world's doctors is Russian.

Antarctica is the only continent that does not have land areas below sea level.
The people of Israel consume more turkeys per capita than any other country. Netherlands is the only country with a na tional dog.
When we think of Big Ben in London, we think of the clock. It's the bell.

The Automated Teller Machine (ATM) was introduced in England in 1965.
Buckingham Palace has 602 rooms.
Icelanders consume more Coca-Cola per Capita than any other nation. The "Dull Men's Hall of Fame" is located in Carroll, Wisconsin.

Michigan was the first state to have roadside picnic tables.
No matter where you stand in Michigan, you are never more than 85 miles from a Great Lake.

The official beverage of Ohio is tomato juice.
In Quebec, there is an old law that states margarine must be a different color than butte Wyoming was the first state to give women the right to vote in 1869.

Denver, Colorado lays claim to the invention of the cheeseburger.
The first license plate on a car in the United States was issued in Denver, Colorado in 1908.

The state of Maryland has no natural Lakes.
One in seven workers in Boston, Massachusetts walks to work. California has issued six drivers licenses to people named "Jesus Christ."
Nevada is the driest state in the U.S. Each year it averages 7.5 inches (19 cm) of rain.

In Utah, it is illegal to swear in front of a dead person.
Salt Lake City, Utah has a law against carrying an unwrapped ukulele on the street.
It is illegal to hunt camels in the state of Arizona. The Philippines has about 7,100 islands, of which only about 460 are more than 1 square mile in area.

Australian soldiers used the song "We're Off to See the Wizard" as a marching song in WWII.
The Nullarbor Plain of Australia covers 100,000 square miles (160,900 km) without a tree.
Tasmania, Australia has the cleanest air in the inhabited world.
Greenland is the largest island in the world. The first (and, well, only) President of the USA to hold a doctorate was Woodrow Wilson, who was President of Princeton University before becoming President of the United States in 1913.
All letters addressed to Santa in the United States go to Santa Claus, Indiana

There is a village in Peru where people settle the previous year's grudges by fist fighting. They then start the new year off on a clean slate

Some zoos accept donated Christmas trees as food for their animals

Paul McCartney earns nearly half a million dollars every year from his Christmas song, Wonderful Christmastime, which many critics regards as his worst song ever.

We frequently abbreviate Christmas as X-mas because of ancient tradition. X is the Greek letter “chi” which is an abbreviation for the word “Christ” in Greek

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer was actually conceived by a department store, Montgomery Ward, as a marketing gimmick to get kids to buy holiday coloring books.

The highest-grossing Christmas movie of all time is How the Grinch Stole Christmas. The Jim Carrey version.

The box of Barnum’s Animal Crackers was designed so it could be hung on a Christmas tree.
Cher's last name was "Sarkissian." She changed it because no one could pronounce it.

Sugar was first added to chewing gum in 1869 by a dentist, William Semple.

Paper was invented early in the second century by Chinese eunuch.

Sir Isaac Newton was only 23 years old when he discovered the law of universal gravitation.

Hannibal had only one eye after getting a disease while attacking Rome.