1. If you yelled at a cup of coffee for eight years straight, you’d produce enough energy to heat it.
2. Before J.D. Salinger became a famous author and then a recluse, he worked as a cruise director.
3. Only two countries use purple on their flag . . . Nicaragua, and the island of Dominica. Not to be confused with the Dominican Republic nearby.
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