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Did You Know? - General Info - Part 11

  • There is a type of parrot in New Zealand that likes to eat the rubber strips that line car windows.
  • New Zealand is also the only country that contains every type of climate in the world.
  • Cockroaches' favorite food is the glue on envelopes and on the back of postage stamps
  • In 1969, the last Corvair was painted gold.
  • Ralph Kramden made 62 dollars a week.
  • The only way to stop the pain of the flathead fish's sting is by rubbing the same fish's slime on the wound it gave you.
  • Betsy Ross was born with a fully formed set of teeth.
  • Betsy Ross's other contribution to the American Revolution, beside sewing the first American flag, was running a munitions factory in her basement.
  • Devo's original name was going to be De-evolution. They shortened it to Devo.
  • Steely Dan got their name from a sexual device depicted in the book 'The Naked Lunch'.
  • Bob Dylan's real name is Robert Zimmerman.
  • Andy Warhol created the Rolling Stone's emblem depicting the big tongue. It first appeared on the cover of the 'Sticky Fingers' album.
  • Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr were the two left-handed Beatles.
  • Chris Ford scored the first ever NBA three-point shot.
  • Of all the East Coast States, New Hampshire has the shortest coastline, about fourteen miles.
  • New Hampshire is also the only State name the has four consecutive consonants in it (in the same word).
  • Ontario is the only Canadian Province that borders the Great Lakes.
  • Alaska has the longest border with Canada of all the fifty states.
  • Montana has the longest border with Canada of the lower forty-eight States.
  • Montana also borders the most Canadian Provinces of all the fifty states. It borders three of them.
  • Arkansas is the only US State that begins with "a" but does not end with "a". All the other States that begin with "a", Arizona, Alabama and Alaska, also end with "a".
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