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The Hawaiian alphabet has 12 letters: A, E, I, O, U, H, K, L, M, N, P, and W.

According to one amateur mathematician, a pound of dimes (2.268 grams per dime) is worth exactly the same as a pound of quarters (5.670 grams per quarter).

Worldwide, people drink 1.6 billion cups of coffee each day, but that's only half the amount of tea consumed. By the way, black, green, white, and oolong teas are all made from the same leaf. The length of leaf fermentation makes the difference in color, taste, and active ingredients.

Belgium is the most congested country for traffic, according to INRIX.

The late Tom Magliozzi, half of Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers on NPR's Car Talk, said in a 2002 interview with The New Yorker that he preferred bicycles to automobiles.

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