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  • Shultz is the most common last name in Germany.

  • The biggest known pumpkin in history weighed almost 700 pounds.
    (see Fruits and Vegetables)

  • The biggest recorded bubble ever blown with bubble gum was 22 inches in diameter.

  • The condom is named for Dr. Charles Condom (1630-1685)

  • The geographical center of the North American continent is Rugby, North Dakota.
    (see U.S. States)

  • The most common bird in the world is the starling.

  • The TV dinner was introduced in 1954.

  • The zipper was invented in 1893 for use in shoes.

  • There is a town in Newfoundland, Canada called Dildo.

  • Thomas Wedgewood took the world's first photograph in 1802.

  • Water is heavier than ice.

  • "All in the Family" was the #1 TV show in America from 1972-1976.

  • According to Guiness, an Arkansas boy grew a 260-lb watermelon in 1985.

  • America's first pizzeria opened in New York City in 1895.