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In Kentucky, It's illegal to fish in the Ohio River in Kentucky without an Indiana Fishing License.
In Mexico, the Tooth Fairy is known as the 'Tooth Mouse'.
In Nebraska, It is illegal for bar owners to sell beer unless they are simultaneously brewing a kettle of soup.
In Pakistan, goats are often sacrificed to improve the performance of the stock market.
Instead of a birthday cake, many children in Russia are given a birthday pie.
Israel is one quarter the size of the state of Maine.
Israel's Dead Sea is 1,312 feet below sea level.
Istanbul, Turkey is the only city in the world located on two continents.
It is estimated that at any one time, 0.7% of the world's population are drunk.
It is illegal for tourists to enter Mexico with more than 2 CD's!
It is illegal NOT to smile in Pocatello, Idaho!
It is illegal to be a prostitute in Siena, Italy, if your name is Mary.
It is illegal to mispronounce 'Arkansas'while in the state of Arkansas!
It snows more in the Grand Canyon than it does in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
It was once against the law to slam your car door in a city in Switzerland!
It's illegal to own a red car in Shanghai, China.
It’s a common practice in southern India for a man to marry his elder sister’s daughter.
Jacksonville, Florida, has the largest total area of any city in the United States.
Jericho is the oldest walled city in the world at 9,000 yrs old!
Kilts are not native to Scotland. They originated in France.
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