In 1813, Camembert cheese was made an honorary citizen of the town of Caen in Normandy.
27,000 trees are felled each day for toilet paper.
On 26 November 1867, due to a loophole in the law, Lily Maxwell became the first woman to vote in a British parliamentary election. As it turned out, British women would have to wait to 1928 to get the vote.
Air contains about a billion trillion atoms per cubic inch.
The male line in the Roman family tree was Pater (father), Avus (grandfather), Proavus (great-grandfather), Abavus (great-great-grandfather), Atavus (great-great-great-grandfather), Tritavus (great-great-great-great-grandfather).
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