Pointless and useless facts and figures for the twenty tens...

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A Kangaroo cannot walk backwards.

The San Francisco cable cars are the only mobile National Monuments.

The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is uncopyrightable.

Non - dairy creamer is flammable

A duck's quack doesn't echo and no one knows why.
Although, the show Brianiac has proved that it does in fact does echo.

In the Wizard of Oz Dorothy's last name is
Gail. It is shown on the mail box.

A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.

Tigers have striped skin as well as striped fur.

No word in the English language rhymes with month, silver or orange.
Purple was thought to have no rhymers, but in fact the rump of a horse (curple) does ryhme.

Almonds are members of the peach family.

101 Dalmatians, Peter Pan, Hercules and Mulan are the only Disney
movies where both parents are present and don't die by the end of the movie.

America has never lost a war in which mules were used.

The general manager of the Chilean mint was fired after thousands of coins were issued
in Chile with the name of the Country misspelt. Instead of C-H-I-L-E the coins had
C-H-I-I-E stamped on them.

Pinocchio is Italian for "pine head".

Daffy Duck's middle name is "Dumas".

Texas is the only state which is allowed to fly its state flag at the same height as the US flag.

The average person falls asleep in 7 minutes.

There are between 300 and 450 dimples on a regulation golf ball.

The longest one - syllable word in the English language is "screeched"

There is a Superman somewhere in every episode of Seinfield.

Rhythms is the longest word in the English language not to use a vowel.

Dreamt is the only English word that ends with the letters "mt".

"I" is the most spoken word in the English language.

Thanks to Andrew Davies and Mr Mike for the the corrections :-)
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