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The Yiddish for finger is toe.

Hercule Poirot explains how it all happened

David Suchet as Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot

Gelatology is the scientific study of laughter.

Gym was illegal in Germany for 23 years between 1819 and 1842.

The year before his death, Gustav Mahler had a single session of psychoanalysis with Sigmund Freud.

Hercule Poirot became the only fictional character in history to be honoured with an obituary on the front of The New York Times. The article appeared on the front page August 6, 1975. The headline read: “Hercule Poirot Is Dead; Famed Belgian Detective; Hercule Poirot, the Detective, Dies.”

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