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Slot machines make more money in the United States than baseball, movies, and theme parks combined. 

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On 1/17/2019 at 7:36 AM, lacanteen said:

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Utopia does in fact come from the term "No Place" - οὐ ("not") and τόπος ("place"). It comes from a book from 1551. (Thomas More)

But the good place would actually have been eutopia, from the Greek εὖ ("good" or "well"). It was in fact an error to refer to the eu form, and was further cemented when the term dystopia was introduced in 1844. 

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W is the only letter with more than 1 syllable.

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Cough does not rhyme with rough, though, or through. But for some forsaken reason, pony and bologna do rhyme

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You will always this read wrong.

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Australia’s Christmas Island has bridges for crabs to prevent them for being crushed under the wheels of cars during the mass migration.

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Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame are vanity awards sold for $30,000 apiece by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. Any celebrity who has been famous for at least five years can apply to purchase one.

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