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Friday, January 6, 2012

Random Facts of the Day - 1.06.12

  • According to U.S. laws, a beer commercial can never show a person actually drinking beer.
  • It was illegal to sell E.T. dolls in France because there is a law against selling dolls without human faces.
  • The phrase 'rule of thumb' is derived from and old English law which stated that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.
  • In Samoa, it is illegal to forget your wife’s birthday.
  • In Finland, traffic fines are calculated as a percentage of the offender’s income.
  • In Blythe, California, a person would have had to own at least two cows before he can be permitted to wear cowboy boots in public.
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