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  1. The word hundred is derived from the word 'hundrath', which actually means 120 and not 100.
  2. In the UK, it is illegal to eat mince pies on Christmas Day.
  3. The average woman uses her height in lipstick every five years.
  4. If you lift a kangaroo’s tail off the ground it can’t hop.
  5. Honey does not spoil. You could feasibly eat 3000-year-old honey.
  6. When Pringles can inventor Frederic Baur died in 2008 his ashes were buried in one.
  7. The average 4 year old child asks more than 400 questions a day.
  8. Croissants were invented in Austria.
  9. Lemons contain more strawberries than sugar.
  10. You burn more calories eating celery than it contains.
  11. The world’s longest street is Yonge St in Toronto Canada (1,896km).
  12. You share your birthday with nine million others.
  13. Dalmatians are born all white.
  14. Dragonflies have six legs but can’t walk.
  15. Apples wake you up more effectively than coffee.
  16. The oldest word in English language is “town”.
  17. Pigs cannot look up at the sky.
  18. Venetian blinds were invented in Japan.
  19. Pearls melt in vinegar.
  20. Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
  21. India has more post offices (over 100,000) than any other country.
  22. An egg contains every vitamin other than Vitamin C.
  23. Ants stretch when they wake up.
  24. A piece of paper cannot be folded more than seven times.
  25. The oldest known vegetable is the onion.
  26. Wine is sold in tinted bottles because it spoils when exposed to light.
  27. The $ sign was introduced in 1788.
  28. Snails can sleep for three years.
  29. Blond beards grow faster than darker beards.
  30. Women’s hearts beat faster than men’s.

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Answer: No. 25. It's the pea!