5 Facts of the Day | FOTD #1

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Abraham Lincoln was known for poking fun at himself. During a debate, when his opponent called him two-faced, he replied, "Honestly, if I were two-faced, would I be showing you this one?"

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Martha Hughes Cannon was a Mormon and polygamous wife who ran for state senate against her own husband. She won, making her the first female state senator in the US.

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The oarfish is the longest bony fish known to science. It can grow up to 36 feet long and is thought to be responsible for many sea serpent legends.

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In the early 1980s, there was a Barbie commercial where a girl is playing with the doll and says "better fix Ken a sandwich."

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In Texas, citizens can volunteer to take part in parking enforcement. Volunteers receive four hours of training and then they can ticket vehicles that are illegally parked in handicap spaces.

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