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The Disney Character that appears in the most motion pictures/cartoons is not Mickey Mouse... It is Tinkerbelle... She appears in the opening (and often closing) credits as the sparkle that flies over Cinderella's Castle...

That includes any movie that Disney distributes as well as produces...

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Fort Ontario was the only place in the United States to house Jewish refugees during WWII.

After several years of living under Nazi and Fascist terror, approximately 1000 European refugees, 918 of whom are Jews, landed today in the United States and were transported to the Emergency Refugee Shelter at Fort Ontario, near Oswego, N.Y., which was established as a ” free port” on orders of President Roosevelt. They will remain there for the duration of the war.

Read more: http://www.jta.org/1...t#ixzz2pG9GgPJM

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The U.S. government will not allow portraits of living persons on postage stamps.

Female armadillos have exactly four babies at a time and they are always the same sex.

An armadillo can be house broken.

A bee uses 22 muscles to sting you.

Cats can't taste sweet things.

In China, the day a baby is born it is considered one year old.

The bride wears red in China.

On average, the lifespan of an American dollar bill is 18 months.

Dolphins have bigger brains than humans.

An electric eel will short-circuit itself if it is put into salt water.

Ancient Egyptians shaved off their eyebrows to mourn the death of their cats.

A female elephant can be pregnant for almost 2 years.

Glass gets stronger the longer it is under water. It is the only substance to do so.

Adolph Hitler was Time Magazine's "Man of the Year" for 1938.

The average human sheds 40 pounds of skin in a lifetime.

Leonardo Da Vinci could draw with one hand and write with the other at the same time.

The Great Horned Owl is the only animal that eats skunk.

A pigeon's feathers weigh more than its bones.

Ping Pong is the national sport of China.

There are 2,598,960 possible hands in a five-card poker game.

Rats can't vomit.

Because of a reflex action, a rattlesnake can bite you up to an hour after its death.

That sound that you hear in a seashell is the echo of blood pulsing in your ear.

A snail takes 115 days to travel a mile.

Spiders have transparent blood.

Your hearing is not as sharp on a full stomach.

Telephone poles in Uganda and Kenya are much higher to allow for the height of giraffes.

The National Safety Council reports that the object most often choked on is the toothpick.

If you have at least 5/8 of a torn dollar bill it can be redeemed for full value.

8 out of ten people who read the word 'yawn' or see yawning feel the urge to yawn.

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Napoleon Bonaparte, probably the most famous french leader in history never fully grasped the French language.

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everyone has blue eyes ...if u lazer off the brown there will be blue

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Prince Charles can never become King as his ears will not fit on a £1 coin.

A bit of anti-sassanach humour there I think! :tu:

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The U.S. government will not allow portraits of living persons on postage stamps.

That reminds me....

Queen's drummer, Roger Taylor, is the only living person (other than royalty) to appear on a Royal Mail postage stamp.

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That reminds me....

Queen's drummer, Roger Taylor, is the only living person (other than royalty) to appear on a Royal Mail postage stamp.

That record will soon be broken because the next set of stamps will bear pics of Postman Pat, Bob the Builder and Bagpuss.

What? :mellow:

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That record will soon be broken because the next set of stamps will bear pics of Postman Pat, Bob the Builder and Bagpuss.

What? :mellow:

True. Here's a quote from Wiki: In 1999 Taylor became the first living person, other than members of the British Royal Family, to appear on a Royal Mail stamp, being seen behind Freddie Mercury as part of a "Great Britons" issue. This caused controversy as it was an understood rule that the only living people allowed to appear on British stamps could be members of the Royal Family.

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Queen Elizabeth never carries money on her person or in her handbag.

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Influenced by watching the Disney animation film "Princess and the Frog", about 50 kids caught salmonella from kissing frogs.

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Influenced by watching the Disney animation film "Princess and the Frog", about 50 kids caught salmonella from kissing frogs.

A man was fishing when he heard a voice, he looked down and there was a frog,the frog said,if you kiss me I will turn into a beautiful Princess.So he picked up the frog and put it in his pocket,the frog shouted why don't you want a Princess,and the man said, at my age I would rather have a talking frog to show the lads down at the pub.
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In 1920′s the Hollywood-sign was lit by thousands of light bulbs and the guy who changed the burnt ones, lived in a little cabin near the sign.

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British Merchant Ships used to carry a Donkey Man who worked in the Engine-room.(no one ever found the Donkey, hee hee)

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British Merchant Seamen used to be spat on in the street by members of the great British public.

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In 1920′s the Hollywood-sign was lit by thousands of light bulbs and the guy who changed the burnt ones, lived in a little cabin near the sign.

Did you know that Terry Pratchett wrote a book based on that fact?

British Merchant Ships used to carry a Donkey Man who worked in the Engine-room.(no one ever found the Donkey, hee hee)

Shouldn't that be hee hor?

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British Merchant Ships used to carry a Donkey Man who worked in the Engine-room.(no one ever found the Donkey, hee hee)

Maybe he was so called because he did the 'donkey work'! :yes:

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British Merchant Seamen used to be spat on in the street by members of the great British public.

Why?

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Why?

They were deemed to be 'dodging the draft' :(

(despite manning the convoys... sometimes deserted convoys)

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