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Did You Know – 12/03/2012

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1. There are seven vertebrae in a giraffe’s neck, just like humans.
Just like humans and most mammals, a giraffe has seven neck bones. But those are really, really BIG bones.

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2. If you are scared of going to the dentist you probably have a phobia called Odontophobia

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3. Franklin Pierce the 14th President of the United States. Pierce chose to “affirm” his oath of office rather than swear it, becoming the first president to do so; he placed his hand on a law-book rather than on a Bible.
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4. The phrase “rule of thumb” is derived from an old English law which stated
that you couldn’t beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.

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5. By raising your legs slowly and lying on your back, you can’t sink
in quicksand

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