Did You Know Facts

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People used breadcrumbs to erase their mistakes before erasers were invented.

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A standard pencil can write 45,000 words.

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Every year, more than 14 billion pencils are produced worldwide.

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"Pencils were originally only made to be round. "

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In London, England, pencil sales increased by 700% in 2008.

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Writing with a pencil was one of Ernest Hemingway's writing tips.

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Jingdezhen is the most well-known city for Chinese porcelain.

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Porcelain was marked by the emperor's reign and dynasty.

natural resources

One of the most powerful natural resources

Bamboo

Bamboo survived the Hiroshima nuclear test.

growing plant

The fastest growing plant on the planet

coconut

There are three layers to a coconut.

Hindi

Hindi was designated as the official language of India on September 14, 1949. Every year on September 14th, Hindi Day is observed.

Hindi

Hindi is also spoken in Mauritius, Guyana, Fiji, Tobago, and Nepal, in addition to India.

universities

There are 176 universities worldwide that teach Hindi. 45 of these universities are from the United States.

Dadasaheb Phalke

Dadasaheb Phalke released the first Hindi film, Raja Harishchandra, in 1913.

pencil "lead

why do we call the core of a pencil "lead"?

famous authors

When writing with a pencil, many famous authors felt more inspired.

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Antique China is in high demand.

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A porcelain piece requires dozens of procedures.

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Over 2,000 years ago, Chinese porcelain was first exported.

Chinese, porcelain, Han Dynasty, imperial dynasty, Qing Dynasty

Porcelain was invented in China.

Broccoli, Brassica, oleracea, greens, kale, kohlrabi, cauliflower

Broccoli is genetically identical to kale, cauliflower, kohlrabi, and other Brassicas.

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hiding in the fog.

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The world's foggiest location

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Quartz Crystal activation requires programming.

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Billy has also appeared in films other than Saw. Insidious, Dead Silence, and Death Sentence all featured him as an Easter egg.