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Tintin is called Tantan in Japanese because ‘Tintin’ would read as the slang for ‘penis’

Source: factourism.com/source/tantan

The sound of a black hole is a B-flat note
(57 octaves lower than the middle B)

Source: factourism.com/source/black-ho

The world’s largest pizza was about 3 times as big as a basketball court

Source: factourism.com/source/largest-

The first shopping cart was made from a folding chair with a basket on the seat and wheels on the legs

Source: factourism.com/source/shopping

The word ‘avocado’ comes from a Native Central American word meaning both avocado and testicle

Source: factourism.com/source/avocado-

Some penguins engage in prostitution, providing sex for pebbles to build their nest

Source: factourism.com/source/penguin-

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