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1 DO YOU KNOW THAT... part two on Tue Aug 17, 2010 7:38 pm

*Twelve or more cows are known as a ''flink''.




*King Henry VIII slept with a gigantic axe.




*The word ''millionaire'' was first used by Benjamin Disraeli in his 1826 novel Vivian Grey.




*80% of millionaires drive second-hand cars.




*Botanically speaking, the banana is an herb and the tomato is a fruit.




*On May 3, 1979, Margaret Thatcher, leader of Britain's Conservative
Party, won the general election to become the country's first female
prime minister.






*The average human produces 10,000 gallons of saliva in a lifetime.







*Elephants only sleep 2 hours a day.






*Broccoli is the only vegetable that is also a flower.




*The first train reached a top speed of only 8 km/h.






*Mercedes Benz cars are named after Mercedes Jelllinek.







*More than 60 million people annually visit France, a country of 60 million people.




*Before 1920, it was technically legal to send children through the mail.




*There are no venomous snakes in Maine.
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