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• The longest name in the Bible     Mahershalalhashbaz (Isaiah 8:1).• The most abundant metal in the Earth's    crust is aluminum.• "Billie Jean" by Michael Jackson was the    first video to air on MTV by a black artist.

• The longest name in the Bible     Mahershalalhashbaz (Isaiah 8:1).
• The most abundant metal in the Earth's    crust is aluminum.
• "Billie Jean" by Michael Jackson was the    first video to air on MTV by a black artist.
• The first kiss in a movie was between
 May Irwin and John Rice in "The Widow    Jones," in 1896.

• The seven Dwarfs are Happy, Grumpy,    Dopey (the beardless one), Doc, Bashful,    Sneezy, and Sleepy. They were miners.

• Of all the words in the English language,    the word "set" has the most definitions.

• The ancient Romans built such an     excellent system of roads that the     saying arose, "all roads lead to Rome." That   is, no matter which road one starts a    journey on, he will finally reach Rome if he    keeps on traveling.

The popular saying came   to mean that all ways or methods of doing    something end in the same result, no    method being better than another.

• The phrase "sleep tight" originated when    mattresses were set upon ropes woven    through the bed frame. To remedy     sagging ropes, one would use a bed key    to tighten the rope.

• The symbol on the "pound" key (#) is called   an octothorpe.

• The term "honeymoon" is derived from the   Babylonians who declared mead, a     honey-flavored wine, the official wedding    drink, stipulating that the bride's parents    be required to keep the groom supplied    with the drink for the month following the    wedding.

• Every person has a unique Tongue print.
                                                         
When ambition ends, happiness begins.

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