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Upbeat at Santa Rosa West Rotary Crab Feed 2018

Weird Facts & Trivia - 3

The longest time between two twins being born is 87 days.

The world’s deepest postbox is in Susami Bay in Japan. It’s 10 metres underwater.

Most Muppets are left-hand- ed. (Because most

Muppeteers are right-hand- ed, so they operate the head with their favored hand.)

Light doesn’t necessarily travel at the speed of light. The slowest anyone has ever recorded light moving: 38 mph.

Chris Parr (President) and David McDonald(President elect/ Fund-raising) for Rotary Club of Santa Rosa West (Selfi e) at the 2018 Crab Feed they put on every year! It was a blast as usual and lots of money was raised for various organizations in So- noma County! The theme this year was ‘super heroes’ to honor police, fi re and fi rst responders to the fi re disasters of 2017!


The spikes on the end of a stegosaurus’ tail are known among paleontologists as the “thagomizer” — a term coined by cartoonist Gary Larson in a 1982 Far Side drawing.

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