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Bizarre Fact #21:
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In China, September 20 is "Love Your Teeth Day."

Bizarre Fact #22:
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In India, a 9-year-old girl was "married" to a stray dog, which tribal custom requires in order to protect a child whose first tooth appears on the upper gum.

Bizarre Fact #23:
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In Ireland, a prime minister is a called a Taoiseach.

Bizarre Fact #24:
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In Italy, Santa Claus is known by the name Babbo Natale.

Bizarre Fact #25:
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In Japan, by the time man reaches the age of 60, he is commemorated with a special ceremony. This ceremony features the man wearing a red kimono, which denotes that he no longer has the responsibilities of being a mature adult.

Bizarre Fact #26:
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In Japan, the number four is considered to be unlucky because the Japanese word for four sounds very similar to the word death.

Bizarre Fact #27:
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In New York City, approximately 1,600 people are bitten by other humans.

Bizarre Fact #28:
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In November 1999, two women were killed by a lightning bolt. The underwire located in their bras acted as a electrical conductors, and when the lightning bolt hit the bra they left burn marks on their chest.

Bizarre Fact #29:
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In Russia, when flowers are given for a romantic occasions, flowers are given in odds numbers as even number of flowers is given at funerals only.

Bizarre Fact #30:
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In the U.S. the most common excuse made to get out of paying a ticket is to say they missed the sign.


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