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Bizarre Fact #91:
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Pregnant goldfish are "twits."

Bizarre Fact #92:
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The word "alcatraz" is Spanish for "pelican".

Bizarre Fact #93:
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The Chinese ideogram for 'trouble' depicts two women living under one roof'.

Bizarre Fact #94:
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The alteration of the architectural appearance of a city by the construction of skyscrapers and high-rise buildings is known as "Manhattanization". The term refers to the New York borough Manhattan.

Bizarre Fact #95:
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The first college to use the word "campus" to describe its grounds was Princeton. "Campus" is Latin for "field."

Bizarre Fact #96:
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The English-language alphabet originally had only 24 letters. One missing letter was J, which was the last letter to be added to the alphabet. The other latecomer to the alphabet was U.

Bizarre Fact #97:
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The phrase "jet lag" was once called "boat lag", back before airplanes existed.

Bizarre Fact #98:
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Dr. Seuss coined the word "nerd" in his 1950 book "If I Ran The Zoo"

Bizarre Fact #99:
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Mountains are formed by a process called orogeny.

Bizarre Fact #100:
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A "quidnunc" is a person who is eager to know the latest news and gossip, otherwise, a busybody.


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