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The MGM Grand is indeed grand, and cancer-sniffing dogs

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Joe Paterno hates when live animal mascots are brought to football games.

If you want to buy Danish pastries in Iran, be aware that the country's confectioners' union has renamed the flaky dessert Roses of the Prophet Muhammad. This is in retaliation for the caricatures of the Muslim prophet published in a Danish newspaper.

You can't dance the Locomotion if your engine is half the size of your caboose.

According to his memoirs, Casanova gave his mistresses partially squeezed lemon halves to use as cervical caps. The acidic lemon juice serves as a spermicide.

There are more Irish people in New York City than in Dublin, Ireland.
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