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Writers killed off Susan, George’s fiancée on the sitcom Seinfeld, because the cast members found actress Heidi Swedberg difficult to work with.

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What Americans know as “cotton candy”, sugar finely spun after heating, is known by many different names around the world including “candy floss” in the UK, “fairy floss” in Australia, “la barbe à papa” (Daddy’s beard) in France, and “se’arot savta” (Grandma’s hair) in Israel.

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Starting with the 1965 racing season, Indy 500 racing cars began using pure methanol fuel instead of gasoline, but in 2007, the cars transitioned to using an ethanol formula (98 percent ethanol/2 percent gasoline), then in 2012, shifted to the current E85 formula (85 percent ethanol/15 percent gasoline).

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Construction began on the Washington D.C. Metrorail system in December 1969, but the stations and tracks outlined in the original plan weren’t all completed and operational until January 2001.

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