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Bizarre fact #3596:
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Canada beat Denmark 47-0 at the 1949 world hockey championships.


Bizarre fact #4454:
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The world's widest river is the Amazon river.


Bizarre fact #1885:
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The dumbest domesticated animal is the turkey.


Bizarre fact #219:
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In 1657, the first chocolate house was opened in London, England.


Bizarre fact #1468:
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The expression getting someone's goat is based on the custom of keeping a goat in the stable with a racehorse as the horse's companion. The goat becomes a settling influence on the thoroughbred. If you owned a competing horse and were not above some dirty business, you could steal your rival's goat (seriously, it's been done) to upset the other horse and make it run a poor race. From goats and horses it was linguistically extended to people: in order to upset someone, get their goat.


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