The United States produces more tobacco than it does wheat. By weight, the largest agricultural crop is corn, then peanuts, tobacco, wheat, and soybeans.
Facetious and "abstemious" are the only two words in the English language that contain the vowels a, e, i, o, and u in their proper order.
In one night, the World Trade Center in New York City used to use more electricity than the entire city of Troy, New York.
The peach Melba is named after Dame Nellie Melba, an Australian operatic soprano, for whom the dish was first created.
What is a Hurricane? A hurricane is a powerful storm system with a large low pressure center that produces intense winds and heavy rainfall.
During WWI, the Belgian King personally led the army, the Queen served as a nurse, and the 14-year-old Prince enlisted as a private.
Jehovah's Witnesses don't celebrate birthdays because the only two accounts of birthday parties in the Bible ended in murder.
A "clue" originally meant a ball of thread. This is why one is said to "unravel" the clues of a mystery.