Weird Facts

Fact Number 1
Every Day, More Money is printed for the game Monopoly than the U.S Treasury

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Fact Number 2
US President Thomas Jefferson hated formality so much that one time, when he received an official visit by a British minister, he greeted
him wearing his pyjamas.

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Fact Number 3
Back in 1962 when England played Brazil, a dog ran on to the pitch. cocked its leg and went for a wee all over Jimmy Greaves.

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Fact Number 4
The Chilean earthquake of February 27 2010 is thought to have shortened the length of the Earth's day by approximately 1.3 microseconds.

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Fact Number 5
The first song ever played in space on proper musical instruments was Jingle Bells

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Fact Number 6
The longest place name in the USA is Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg in Massachusetts

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Fact Number 7
The slowest-flying birds in the world are the American and Eurasian woodcocks, which both impressively manage to avoid falling out of the sky while flying at only 5mph during their elaborate courtship routines.

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  • 2

    Woodcocks… hehe…

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  • 2

    awesome - weird facts

    i learned something

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  • 1

    Nice

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  • 1

    Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg, perfect name for a Lake. Did the Native Americans made that name?

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