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Fun Facts For Ya: 7/30/14

The word “Ye” . . . like in “Ye Olde Shoppe” . . . is actually pronounced “The.”  In medieval English, people used a “y” to abbreviate “th.” If you pay $3 for a coffee, [...]

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Fun Facts For Ya: 7/29/14

Jim Carrey had the chance to play Captain Jack Sparrow in “Pirates of the Caribbean” but turned it down because it conflicted with his filming schedule for “Bruce Almighty”. The oldest business in the world [...]

98.5 KLUC–07/29/2014

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Fun Facts For Ya: 7/28/14

There are only three animals that have sex for pleasure and not just to reproduce:  Humans, bonobos, and dolphins.  :) There was an episode of “Scrubs” in 2002 where Zach Braff and Sarah Chalke’s characters [...]

98.5 KLUC–07/28/2014

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Fun Facts For Ya: 7/25/14

The original definition of “weird” was “having the power to control the fate or destiny of human beings.”  Then again, Weird Al just managed to have a number one album, so maybe he DOES have [...]

98.5 KLUC–07/25/2014

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Fun Facts For Ya: 7/24/14

Elephants have a sense of smell that’s five times stronger than ours and it’s twice as strong as dogs.  I had no clue! One out of every 25 people in New York is a millionaire.  One [...]

98.5 KLUC–07/24/2014

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Fun Facts For Ya: 7/23/14

The average person sleeps for six hours and 31 minutes on weekdays, and seven hours and 22 minutes on weekends.  I wish I got that much sleep! The reason the World Wildlife Federation went with [...]

98.5 KLUC–07/23/2014

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Fun Facts For Ya: 7/22/14

There are only five cities in the world that span across two continents.  The biggest one is Istanbul, Turkey . . . it’s about 65% in Europe and 35% in Asia. There’s an urban legend [...]

98.5 KLUC–07/22/2014

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Fun Facts For Ya: 7/21/14

“Ping pong” is actually trademarked by Parker Brothers.  The generic term you’re supposed to use for the game is table tennis. Limping on purpose was a popular trend in the mid 1800s in the U.K.  [...]

98.5 KLUC–07/21/2014

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Fun Facts For Ya: 7/18/14

90.6% of Costco members renew their memberships every year.  I would of thought that would of been a higher percentage. Taco Bell sold 100 million Doritos Locos tacos in the first 10 weeks it was [...]

98.5 KLUC–07/18/2014

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Fun Facts For Ya: 7/17/14

The Post Office made stamps featuring the Statue of Liberty four years ago.  But the picture they used was of the Statue of Liberty outside New York, New York Casino in Las Vegas . . [...]

98.5 KLUC–07/17/2014