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- The word “gorilla” is derived from a Greek word meaning, “A tribe of hairy women.”
- Prisoners in Canadian war camps during WWII were treated so well, that a lot of them didn’t’ want to leave when the war was over.
- Gorillas burp when they are happy
- In New York, it is illegal to sell a haunted house without telling the buyer.
- In 2006 someone tried to sell New Zealand on eBay. The price got up to $3,000 before eBay shut it down.
- It is considered good luck in Japan when a sumo wrestler makes your baby cry.
- A man from Britain changed his name to Tim Pppppppppprice to make it harder for telemarketers to pronounce.
- A woman from California once tried to sue the makers of Cap’n Crunch, because the Crunch Berries contained “no berries of any kind.”
- Apple launched a clothing line in 1986. It was described as a “train wreck” by others.
- In Japan, crooked teeth are considered cute and attractive.
- A Swedish woman lost her wedding ring, and found it 16 years later- growing on a carrot in her garden.
- Donald duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn’t wear pants.
- The chance of you dying on the way to get lottery tickets is actually greater than your chance of winning.
- Cherophobia is the fear of fun.
- The toothpaste “Colgate” in Spanish translates to “go hang yourself”
- Pirates wore earrings because they believed it improved their eyesight.