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81 The average U.S. farm has 467 acres; the average Japanese farm has 3 acres.
82 Switzerland has the highest per-capita consumption of soft drinks in the world.
83 Sweden has more telephones per capita than any country on earth.
84 Streets in Japan do not have names.
85 St. Paul, Minnesota was originally called 'Pigs Eye'.
86 Persia changed its name to Iran in 1935.Picture
87 Only 51% of South Carolina high school students will graduate, the lowest of any state.
88 One percent of Greenland's population lives in a single apartment building!
89 One out of every 11 workers in North Carolina depends on tobacco for their livelihood!
90 More than 400,000 U.S. houses still lack indoor plumbing.
91 Mexico has more American residents than any other country except the United States.
92 Mexico City is sinking at a rate of 18 inches per year!
93 Manhattan Island of New York City was purchased for $24 from the Algonquian Indians in 1624!
94 Last 2 European countries to let women vote: Switzerland (1971) and Leichtenstein (1984).
95 Jacksonville, Florida, has the largest total area of any city in the United States.
96 It is illegal for tourists to enter Mexico with more than 2 CD's!
97 Istanbul, Turkey is the only city in the world located on two continents.
98 Israel is one quarter the size of the state of Maine.
99 India has a Bill of Rights for cows.Picture
100 In what country will you find the most Universities? India.
101 In Tibet it is considered good manners to stick out your tongue at someone.
102 In the United States, deaf people have safer driving records than hearing people!
103 In the U.S., for every dollar you spend on gasoline 27 cents of it is in taxes.
104 In Mexico, the Tooth Fairy is known as the 'Tooth Mouse'.
105 In Kentucky, 50% of the people who get married for the first time are teenagers.
106 In India, people are legally allowed to marry a dog!
107 In India, Pajamas are accepted as standard daytime wearing apparel.
108 In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.
109 In Brazil, Christmas is celebrated with fireworks.
110 In 39 of the 50 U.S. states, the travel industry is the largest single employer.
111 In 1956, 80% of all U.S. households had a refrigerator, but only 8% of British households had one!
112 If China imported just 10% of it's rice needs- the price on the world market would increase by 80%.
113 Iceland has no railway system or army!
114 Honolulu is the only place in the United States that has a royal palace.
115 Honolulu is the only place in the United States that has a royal palace!
116 Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada has the most bars per capita than anywhere else in the world.
117 Florida has more tornados per square mile than any other state.
118 Every 45 seconds, a house catches on fire in the United States!
119 Each year 96 billion pounds of food is wasted in the U.S.
120 Austria was the first country to use postcards.
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