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The Eisenhower interstate system requires that one mile in every five
must be straight. These straight sections are usable as airstrips in
times of war or other emergencies.

111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter
is uncopyrightable.

In the 1940s, the FCC assigned television's Channel 1 to mobile Services
(two-way radios in taxicabs, for instance) but did not re-number the
other channel assignments. That is why your TV set has channels 2 and up, but no channel 1.

The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog." uses every
letter in the alphabet. (Developed by Western Union to Test telex/twx
communications)

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Lucky StarComment by Lucky Star - June 18, 2006, 11:09 pm
Fascinating!!!

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