In Argentina, it was forbidden to say “Juan Domingo Perón” after the coup that deposed him in 1955; the media referred to him as the “Deposed Tyrant”.
Orang-utan means ‘person of the forest’ in Malay.
Liquorice is used in Chinese medicine.
94% of happy, healthy participants, when placed in a totally silent room developed tinnitus.
At the age of 100, Teiichi Igarashi became the oldest person to climb Mount Fuji – in his socks.
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