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29 Useless Pieces Of Trivia You'll Want To Tell Everyone Right Away

"Yoda and Miss Piggy were voiced by the same person."

A Reddit thread recently asked users to share their favorite pieces of useless trivia. The responses were indeed pretty useless β€” but also fascinating! Here are some of the best.

1. "Capybaras were once classified by the Catholic Church as 'fish' and may be eaten during Lent."

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β€”Keltino

2. "The ZIP in zip code stands for Zone Improvement Plan."

β€”Sophomaniac

3. "Elvis never performed a single encore, so when he left, he wasn't coming back. Hence the phrase 'Elvis has left the building.'"

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β€”S16_Drummer

4. "The grandson of the woman who designed Hitler's bunker designed Saddam Hussein's bunker."

β€”wofflestomp

5. "Yoda and Miss Piggy were both voiced by the same person."

20th Century Fox, Disney

6. "In 1989, the Soviet Union traded Pepsi Company 17 submarines, a cruiser, a frigate, and a destroyer for Pepsi to be sold in the Soviet Union. This trade made Pepsi the sixth-largest military power in the world at the time."

β€”CrookedKeith

7. "A penguin is the honorary colonel-in-chief of the Norwegian King's Guard. His name is Sir Nils Olav."

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β€”s1apshot

8. "The longest English word having only a single vowel is strengths."

β€”McSmallFries

9. "Subdermatoglyphic is the longest word in the English language that does not repeat a letter."

β€”Solgrynn

10. "Arnold Schwarzenegger was the first civilian to own a Hummer."

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11. "The Wachowskis asked for over $80 million to make The Matrix. They only got $10 million, so they just spent it all on the opening scene. When they showed the scene to Warner Bros., they got the original budget approved."

β€”monkus2k

12. "Otters often have a favorite rock. They store it under their arm in a little pouch when not in use."

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β€”techniforus

13. "When Ian Fleming was writing his now-famous spy stories, he wanted to give the main character the most boring name possible. The name was Bond, James Bond."

β€”Darth_Draper

14. "The platypus and echidna don't have stomachs."

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15. "Gruntled (the opposite of disgruntled) means pleased, satisfied, and contented."

β€”kborschel

16. "The guy who sang 'You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch' is also the original voice of Tony the Tiger in Frosted Flakes commercials."

Warner Bros.

β€”c0rnballa

17. "Jimmy Carter was the first president to be born at a hospital."

β€”youryellowumbrella

18. "The glue on the back of Israeli stamps is kosher."

β€”ac2cvn71

19. "Sharks have been on the planet longer than trees."

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β€”SleweD

20. "Wombats poop cubes."

β€”jimmiethefish

21. "63 planet Earths can fit in Uranus."

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β€”VanDriver1

22. "When the first Star Wars came out, France was still using the guillotine to execute people."

β€”MarlaTheTumor

23. "Everyone has a unique tongue print, just like fingerprints."

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24. "It's estimated that there are more trees on Earth than there are stars in the Milky Way Galaxy (3 trillion versus 100–400 billion)."

β€”Abysmal_Abyss

25. "It's said that approximately 17% of the total surface of Sweden is covered by blueberry bushes."

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β€”Messalla

26. "There are 119 ridges on the edge of a quarter."

β€”fabytta5

27. "Some animal experts believe that there are more tigers held in captivity in Texas than in all of the world's wilderness combined."

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28. "There was a Roman Emperor named Pupienus Maximus, pronounced 'poopy-anus.'"

β€”No_name_Johnson

29. "If you walk south from Detroit, you can end up in Canada."

β€”chrisPmaplebaconRD

Some responses have been edited for clarity and accuracy.

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