Facts You Probably don’t Need

 Facts You Probably  don’t Need
  • The word “school” comes from the Greek word for “leisure.”


  • The Department of Defense owns over 30 million acres of land.


  • The first Medal of Honor was awarded in 1863 to Army Pvt. Jacob Parrott.


  • 31 of 46 U.S. Presidents have served in the military. 16 of those 31 served in the Army.


  • An NBA court is 94 feet long and 50 feet wide.


  • The average golf course is between 7,200 and 7,300 yards long.


  • Montpelier, Vermont, is the only U.S. capital without a McDonald’s.


  • The movie Titanic turns 25 this year.


Facts by Sean McVeih, factologist.

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