Volume 5 Issue 10
May 1999

FUN FACTS

Have you ever heard of?
Greater St. Louis Area Council
Tarzan, Texas
Chicken Head, Florida
Scarface, California
Latex, Louisiana

The first paper money is the United States was issued on March 10, 1862. The denominations were $5., $10 and $20.

The Irish wolfhound is the tallest of all dogs, standing about 32 inches high.

The earth's atmosphere is only about 21 percent oxygen. Seventy-seven percent is nitrogen.

To reduce pollution, don't let your car idle for more than a minute at a drive-through window or for a drawbridge to come down.

At 870 degrees Fahrenheit, Venus has the hottest average surface temperature of any planet in the solar system. The coldest average temperature is that of Pluto (-370 degrees Fahrenheit).

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