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What exactly does that "J" stand for in Michael J. Fox?

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Americans drive an average of 29 miles a day.

When first started 110 years ago, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was laboriously calculated by hand. It originally covered only 12 stocks because the calculations dictated by the complex formula overran a full page if more than 12 stocks were included.

An adult bedbug can survive up to one year without feeding.

There is no universal expression in Russia for saying "Cheers," but among the most popular are "Budem zdorovy" ("Let's stay healthy") and "Na zdorovie" ("To your health").

Michael J. Fox's middle name is Andrew.
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