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King Henry VI's aunt Eleanor confessed to using witchcraft against him so that her husband could have become king.

A "vara" is a unit of measurement used by land surveyors. According to Texas statue, it is equal to 1/3 of 100 inches (331/3 inches), but it may vary from 32 to 43 inches.

Radio's original Flash Gordon was played by Gale Gordon, better known as Mr. Mooney on The Lucy Show.

In Turkey, drunk drivers are taken 20 miles out of town and forced to walk back barefooted. In Denmark, fines for drunk driving just about equal a person's annual salary.

Mark Twain tried to surf in Hawaii in 1872.


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