some quick facts

Sliced bread was patented by a jeweller, Otto Rohwedder, in 1928. He had been working on it for 16 years, having started in 1912. 

The magic word “Abracadabra” was originally intended for the specific purpose of curing hay fever.

Some Eskimos have been known to use refrigerators to keep their food from freezing.

Iceland is the world’s oldest functioning democracy.

Abraham Lincoln was shot with a Derringer.

The study of stupidity is called ‘monology’.

George Washington grew marijuana in his garden.

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