Facts of Life: August 2012

The “pound” key (#) on your keyboard is called an octotroph. 

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In the 1500s fashion designers showed off their designs by making doll size clothing versions of their own fashions.

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It is within the last 200 years that children have had their own distinct clothes. They used to just wear a smaller size of adult clothing.

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Barbie’s full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.

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A recent Associated Press-GfK poll reveals that an overwhelming majority of Americans believe in Angels, 77 % of adults to be exact.

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Allegedly, 40% of women have hurdled footwear at men at some point in their lives.

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The most common name in the world is Mohammed.

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All of the clocks in the movie Pulp Fiction are stuck on 4:20.

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Vagina could stink: For those who like oral sex, here is bad news for you. If not washed regularly vagina can smell bad, and cause yeast infection. Hence, making the prospect of sex during periods all the more messy. 

– Biben Laikhuram, The Times Of India 

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Ants never sleep in their wholelife.

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Americans now owe more than $849 billion on student loans, which is more than the total amount that Americans owe on their credit cards.

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The early Olympic Games were celebrated as a religious festival from 776 B.C. until 393 A.D, when the games were banned for being a pagan festival (the Olympics celebrated the Greek god Zeus).

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On average, 100 people choke to death on ballpoint pens every year.

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A toothpick is the object most often choked on by Americans.

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