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• Are you one of those folks who paces while talking on the phone? Psychologists believe this may be a kind of coping mechanism to make up for lack of body language and nonverbal cues that normally accompany conversation.

• A chef traditionally wears white because the chef of the first prime minister of France (1815) believed it was the most hygienic of all colors.

• The shape of the Coca- Cola bottle is patterned after a cacao seed pod.

• In 1995, Chris “Fenderman” Black got hitched to his Fender Stratocaster guitar that he’d purchased 35 years earlier, after his real wife quipped that he spent so much time with it, he should marry it.

• Early Hoover vacuum cleaners were hard to sell because potential customers refused to believe they could have that much dirt in their carpets.

• Plane exhaust kills more people than plane crashes. Approximately 10,000 people die annually from toxic airplane pollutants.

• “Hurkle-durkle” is an old Scottish word meaning to lie in bed after it’s time to get up and get going.

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