1.  The original game of “Monopoly” was circular.
  2.  It costs more to buy a new car today in the US than it cost Christopher Columbus to equip and undertake three voyages to and from the “New World”.
  3.  One-fourth of the world’s population lives on less than $200 a year.
  4.  Ninety million people survive on less than $75 annually.
  5.  The sentence “the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog” uses every letter in the English alphabet.
  6.  The word racecar and kayak are the same whether they are read left to right or right to left.
  7.  TYPEWRITER, is the longest word that can be made using the letters on only one row of the keyboard.
  8.  Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is the fear of long words.
  9.  A snail can sleep for 3 years.
  10.  Did you know you share your birthday with at least 9 million other people in the world?