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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."

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

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


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


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

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."


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


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


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."


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."


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

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


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


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


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


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)."


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


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


Some responses have been edited for clarity and accuracy.

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