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Who the hell eats fruitcake anyway?

This is true. A while back at a leading University some post doc folks ran the numbers and discovered that there are only 60 fuitcakes in the whole world. Since they will never rot and they will never be eaten they just get reboxed every so often and passed to different owners, kinda like the hope diamond. They suspected that the number 60 has been valid for several hundred years but could not verify this before funding ran out. FYI

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