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A dime has 118 ridges around the edge, a quarter has 119. is currently the most expensive domain name sold for $7.5 million.
It costs about 3 cents to make a $1 bill in the United States.
Oil tycoon, John D. Rockefeller, was the world's first billionaire.
On average, the life span of an American dollar bill is eighteen months.
Paper money is not made from wood pulp but from cotton. This means that it will not disintegrate as fast if it is put in the laundry.
The revenue that is generated from gambling is more than the revenue that comes from movies, cruise ships, recorded music, theme parks, and spectator sports combined.
To sell your home faster, and for more money, paint it yellow.
U-Haul is the world's largest advertiser in the Yellow Pages.
Warner Chappel Music owns the copyright to the song 'Happy Birthday'. They make over $1 million in royalties every year from the commercial use of the song.
10 percent of the Russian government's income comes from the sale of vodka.
20% of tuxedo rentals take place in May.
7-11 sells 10,000 pots of coffee an hour, every hour, every day.
75% of Honda vehicles purchased in the U.S. are manufactured in North America!
80% of millionaires drive used cars.
80% of Publishers' Clearing House $10 million winners did not purchase any magazine subscriptions!
85% of all Valentine's Day cards are purchased by women!
85% of movie actors earn less than $5,000 a year from acting!
90% of all restaurants fail during their first year of operation.
97% of all paper money in the US contains traces of cocaine.
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