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12 Little-Known Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

You're about to get a whole lot smarter right now. And you probably already knew that you could save 15% or more on car insurance with GEICO, but here are some other lesser known facts to broaden your horizons.

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Honey, have you seen the remote?
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Honey, have you seen the remote?

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They were invented in the 16th century to help keep soldiers' feet in the holsters on horses.
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They were invented in the 16th century to help keep soldiers' feet in the holsters on horses.

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And did you know that Old MacDonald was a really bad speller?

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It's true.