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* - 160 cars can drive side by side on the Monumental Axis in Brazil, the widest road in the world.

* - Antarctica is the only continent that does not have land areas below sea level.

* - Canada has more donut shops per-capita than any other country in the world

* - Canada is home to the invention of ice beer. It is produced by freezing the brew and filtering the ice crystals, increasing the alcohol content.

* - Colgate faced a big obstacle marketing toothpaste in Spanish speaking countries. Colgate translates into the command "go hang yourself."

* - In Chinese, the Kentucky Fried Chicken slogan 'finger-lickin' good' came out as 'eat your fingers off.'

* - In Elizabethan England women wore egg whites over their faces to create a glazed look.

* - In England, in the 1880's pants was considered a dirty word.

* - In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.

* - In Kentucky, 50 percent of the people who get married for the first time are teenagers.

* - In the province of Saskatchewan, Canada there are towns by the name of Elbow and Eyebrow

* - In the U.S. alone an estimated 800 people are injured by their jewelry every week.

* - In the USA - more toilets flush at the half time of the Super Bowl than at any other time of the year.

* - Maine is the toothpick capital of the world.

* - New York City was briefly the U.S. capital from 1789 to 1790 .

* - Researchers don't know why, but people living in mountain states eat 30% more cookies than other people.

* - The McDonalds in Paris has white arches rather than golden ones, yellow was perceived as tacky.

* - Until 1796, there was a state in the United States called Franklin. Today it is known as Tennessee.

* - Voodoo originated in Haiti.

* - About a third of all Americans flush the toilet while they're still sitting on it.

* - Americans consume over 4,000 cups of coffee per second, per day.

* - Dildo is a town in Newfoundland, Canada.

* - Las Vegas has the most chapels per capita than any other U.S. city.

* - The amount of money spent in US schools on trash disposal is equal to the amount of money spent on textbooks

* - About a third of all Americans flush the toilet while they're still sitting on it.

* - Americans consume over 4,000 cups of coffee per second, per day.

* - Dildo is a town in Newfoundland, Canada.

* - In England, in the 1880's pants was considered a dirty word. 




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