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Did you know...
- ... that a drum major backbend (pictured), performed before many games, involves a drum major leaning back to touch their headgear to the ground without the knees also touching?
- ... that The Times of London described Anthony Lejeune as a man for whom the term "young fogey" could have been invented?
- ... that all cerumenolytics are equally good at softening ear wax?
- ... that Junius George Groves was called the "Potato King of the World" in 1902 for producing more potatoes in a single year than anyone else to that point?
- ... that in the nineteenth century, relics found in India were attributed to Maudgalyayana, a leading disciple of the Buddha?
- ... that when it opened, the Brooklyn–Battery Tunnel in New York City was the second-longest underwater vehicular tunnel in the world?
- ... that Godfrid Storms catalogued 86 Anglo-Saxon charms?
- ... that tail chasing in dogs is a compulsion similar to those seen in humans suffering from OCD?
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