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Every 100 years, we skip a leap day to correct for the overcorrection created by the regular routine of adding a leap day to every fourth year—unless the year in question is evenly divisible by 400, as in the case of the years 1600, 2000, and 2400.

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The term “smorgasbord”, used to refer to a wide variety of things such as “the carnival was a smorgasbord of oddities and entertainment”, is derived from the Swedish word “smörgåsbord”, a traditional buffet style arrangement of a multitude of hot and cold foods typically laid out as a celebratory meal. The term became internationally known as a result of such meals served at the Swedish Pavilion’s “Three Crowns Restaurant” at the 1939 New York World’s Fair.

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In 2010, Apple sold its 10 billionth song through the iTunes Store. The song was Guess Things Happen That Way by Johnny Cash and the purchaser received a $10,000 iTunes gift card.

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