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Subject:  Re: OT: Saturday Reading Date:  4/5/2004  1:23 PM
Author:  jwwhitlock Number:  29912 of 46821

Darn it, my intent was to snipe at the "post without fact-checking" attitude, without actually doing the reasearch myself. But, I had to check the second fact, and it comes up false as well:

The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time TV wereFred and Wilma Flintstone.
FALSE
http://www.snopes.com/radiotv/tv/marykay.htm

Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the US Treasury.
FALSE

Might have been true at one point, but the Fed prints 37 million notes a day (face value $696 million), while Parker Brothers prints $50 billion dollars a year, or $137 million a day. Each set has 240 notes at $15,140, so that's about 9048 sets a day, or 2.17 million notes a day, so the Fed has Parker Brothers beat on number and face value.

http://www.kc.frb.org/fed101html/financialsrvcs/funfacts.htm
http://www.hasbro.com/monopoly/pl/page.faq/dn/default.cfm

That's 0 for 3 - are any correct? I'm done with my research.
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