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Does smoking have any health benefits?
In Steve Miller's "The Joker," what is "the pompatus of love"?
Which freezes faster, hot water or cold water?
Can a Munchkin be seen committing suicide in The Wizard of Oz?
Can hair turn white overnight from fright?
Can you write a check on any old piece of paper?
What gets the better gas mileage: windows up, AC on, or windows down, AC off?
Could a nuclear weapon be built and carried in a suitcase?
Why do photographers ask you to say "cheese"?
Was Walt Disney a fascist?
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