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Desiree Danielson and/or Dan Hudson. Source: The Collegian: Vol 91, Issue 13, 2007-01-25: World News: Odd facts (page 5) Their source: http/

Almonds are part of the peach family. Cranberries are sorted for ripeness by bouncing them; a fully-ripened cranberry can be dribbled like a basketball. If you have 3 quarters, 4 dimes, and 4 pennies, you have $1.19, and the largest amount of money in coins without being able to make change for a dollar. An American car horn beeps in the key of F. Regulation golf balls have 336 dimples. 'Goodbye' came from 'God bye', which came from 'God be with you.' [word history (category)] Dueling is legal in Paraguay, as long as both participants are registered blood donors. [strange laws (category)] The word 'nerd' was coined by Dr. Seuss in his book entitled If I Ran the Zoo. [word history (category)]

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