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By Mr. Smarty Pants

MARCH 28, 2000: 

Peladophobia is a fear of bald people.

The Chinese call nandinas "heavenly bamboo" and believe that if planted by an entrance, they will take away all the negativity that you may bring home after a hard day's work.

Three hundred letters fit in a typical U.S. Mail tray.

According to author Pierre Kohler, NASA astronauts have practiced space sex to check which lovemaking positions are possible without gravity. Of 10 positions tested, six require the use of a belt and an inflatable tunnel to keep partners together.

Welsh rarebit has nothing to do with bunnies. It's a dish made with cheese and beer.

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