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Useless Facts You Might Not Know

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Knowing my love of useless information, a friend sent me a list of strange facts. Just so ya know--I have not verified their authenticity.
1.Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks or it will digest itself. 2.The dot over the letter "i" is called a tittle. 3.A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down continuously from the bottom of the glass to the top. 4.A female ferret will die if it goes into heat and cannot find a mate. 5.Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying. 6.A 2 X 4 is really 1-1/2" by 3-1/2" (actually, this is a pretty useful fact if you're in the building business). 7. During the chariot scene in "Ben Hur," a small red car can be seen in the distance (and Heston's wearing a watch). 8.On average, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily. (Perhaps this explains a few things!) 9.Sherlock Holmes NEVER said, "Elementary, my dear Watson." (Tell me this ain&…