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Six-Word Fact Contest Winners!

Time to settle up our Six-Word Fact contest! The following people have all won mental_floss t-shirts. (Except Josh, who’s married to one of our researchers. Sorry.) I’ll be in touch about your prizes!

Before sportscars, Ferruccio Lamborghini built tractors.
— Junell
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Indiana’s official state beverage is water.
— Kristen
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Twinkies originally had banana cream filling.
— @ObitoftheDay
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Eric Clapton lives in Columbus, Ohio.
—Josh
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Oregon has a 2,200-acre fungus.
—@GeekOrthodox
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Hitler and Clint Howard? Same birthday.
— Cory (This one was too weird to leave out.)
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Nikki Sixx used to sell vacuums. #SixxWordFact
—Nobody Really Submitted This One
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Obsessive nose picking is called Rhinotillexomania.
— Dave C. Rodway

[Image credit: Flickr user primacakes]

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May 5th, 2011

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Stranger to the World

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