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The hemline index is supposed to predict how the market will fare. Coined in 1926 by US economist George Taylor, the idea has been spookily accurate. When skirts get shorter, the market goes up.

The French word for ‘memory’ is souvenir.

In Nunavut, in northern Canada, a cabbage can cost up to $28. 

The Eisenhower interstate system requires that one mile in every five must be straight. These straight sections are usable as airstrips in times of war or other emergencies.

The fruit bat, Cynopterus sphinx, has been observed to engage in fellatio during mating. Female bats perform fellatio to increase copulation time. This species is the only non-primate known to exhibit this behaviour.

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