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Stupid Facts

  • Correction fluid was created by the mother of Monkee, Mike Nesmith.

  • An item must contain 92.5% silver to be considered "sterling silver".
    (see Coins and Currency)

  • Over 40% of the women in the U.S. have been a Girl Scout.

  • The largest pyramid in the world is in Cholulu de Rivadahia, Mexico. (177 feet tall, covering 25 acres)

  • Franklin D. Roosevelt was the first president to be appear on television. April 30, 1939.
    (see U.S. Presidents)

  • Prior to 1791, the U.S. Capitol was located in Philadelphia, York, Lancaster, Baltimore, Annapolis, Princeton, Trenton, and New York City.

  • Broccoli has twice as much Vitamin C as an orange.
    (see Vitamins and Fruits and Vegetables)

  • Einstein never learned how to drive a car.

  • Saint Patrick was not Irish.

  • A McDonald's drinking straw holds 7.7 ml (over 1.5 teaspoons) of fluid.
    (see Conversions)