In 1956, 80% of all U.S. households had a refrigerator, but only 8% of British households had one!
In Tibet it is considered good manners to stick out your tongue at someone.
The Canary Islands were not named after a bird called the canary. They were named after a breed of dogs!
Only 51% of South Carolina high school students will graduate, the lowest of any state.
The Statue of Liberty has US women's shoe size 879.