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Duelling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors.

In 2008 a lock of Jane Austen’s hair was sold at auction for £5,640.

Women are 37% more likely to go to a psychiatrist than men are.

Istanbul, Turkey, is the only city in the world located on two continents.

During his first term as U.S. President, Barack Obama introduced a bill which allowed a person to sue if he was unemployed and didn’t get a job he was interviewed for because he thought he wasn’t hired because he was unemployed.

See other: Quite Interesting Facts

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Which river runs through Paris?
– Seine

Port of Spain is the capital of which nation?
– Trinidad & Tobago

If you were in the city of Winnipeg, in which Canadian province would you find yourself?
– Manitoba

The island of Bahrain is connected by a causeway to which country?
– Saudi Arabia

What city was once known as Byzantium and then as Constantinople?
– Istanbul