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2400. Fact
The largest crossword puzzle ever contained 82,951 squares. It had 12,489 clues across, and 13,125 down. It was created by Robert Turcot, from Quebec.

2401. Fact
The largest object that was ever found in the Los Angeles sewer system was a motorcycle.

2402. Fact
The largest species of kangaroo stands nearly 7 feet tall.

2403. Fact
The last dodo bird died in 1681.

2404. Fact
The last time American Green cards were actually green was 1964.

2405. Fact
The launching mechanism of a carrier ship that helps planes to take off could throw a pickup truck over a mile.

2406. Fact
The lead singer of The Knack, famous for "My Sharona," and Jack Kevorkian's lead defense attorney are brothers, Doug & Jeffrey Feiger.

2407. Fact
The leading cause of poisoning for children under the age of six in the home is liquid dish soap.

2408. Fact
The letter "W" is the only letter in the alphabet that doesn't have just one syllable it has three.

2409. Fact
The letter J does not appear ANYWHERE in the periodic table of elements.

2410. Fact
The letters in the abbreviation e.g. stand for exempli gratia a Latin term meaning "for example."

2411. Fact
The letters KGB stand for Komitet Gosudarstvennoy Bezopasnosti.

2412. Fact
The life span of a taste bud is ten days.

2413. Fact
The lining of your digestive system is shed every 3 days.

2414. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : dhondo keshav karve
educationist, social reformer
Year : 1958
Region : maharashtra.

2415. Fact
The little bags of netting for gas lanterns (called 'mantles') are radioactive-so much so that they will set of an alarm at a nuclear reactor.

2416. Fact
The longest one-syllable word in the English language is "screeched."

2417. Fact
The longest place-name still in use is Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu, a New Zealand hill.

2418. Fact
The longest recorded lifespan of a camel was 35 years, 5 months

2419. Fact
The longest recorded lifespan of a slug was 1 year, 6 months.


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