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By Chet Buchanan

Here are some random facts…

The word “gymnasium” comes from the Greek word “gymnazein,” which literally translates to “exercise naked.”

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in D.C. was designed by a 21-year-old architecture student at Yale named Maya Lin.  Her professor had given her a “B” for the design, and he also submitted his own design proposal . . . which obviously lost.

“Rich Girl” by Hall & Oates wasn’t actually about a girl . . . it was about a guy named Victor Walker who came from a rich family in Chicago.  But Daryl Hallthought the title “Rich Girl” sounded better than “Rich Guy”.

The Vikings believed that in heaven there was a giant goat whose udders provided an unlimited supply of beer.

Jodie Foster speaks such perfect French that she does her own dubbing for the French versions of her movies.

*Bonus Fact:  A new study found that it takes all mammals 12 seconds to POOP.  Now, it was a small sample size and probably needs more research, but it’s good to know.


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