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221-Carrie fisher-Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford were drunk in the scene where Leia and Solo arrive at Cloud City in

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222- normandy invasion bagpiper-During the Normandy Invasion, a Scottish Piper named Bill Millin played his bagpipes while the carnage erupted. He later asked the only reason a Scottish bagpiper wasn't shot by German snipers on D-Day was that they believed he had gone crazy.

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223-tigers revenge-Tigers can, and will, take revenge on those who have wronged them. They are one of the most vengeful animals on the planet.

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224-mayonnaise-After 1250 gallons of mayonnaise went bad at Michigan State University last year (2016), the school's Sustainability Officer used an anaerobic digester to turn it into energy and power part of the campus.

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225-Iron sheikh-

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226-whynot-The city of Whynot, North Carolina has it's name because as residents were arguing over a name for the city, some bloke stood up and said:

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227-Henry Tandey and Hiler-Adolf Hitler claimed to have been spared by British soldier Henry Tandey. Tandey recalled that a weary German soldier wandered into his line of fire. He was wounded and did not even attempt to raise his own rifle. Tandey chose not to shoot.

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228-nfl no female rules-The NFL has no written rule against female players; women would, in fact, be allowed if they met the league's eligibility requirements.

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229-Matthew McConaughey-When Matthew McConaughey was arrested for possession of marijuana in 1999, police found him playing the bongos and dancing, naked, while another man joined in and clapped along.

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230-Ring of Silvianus-140 years after an ancient stolen ring was found on a rural farm, a tablet was found at another site (“Among those who bear the name of Senicianus to none grant health until he bring back the ring to the temple of Nodens”). One of the scholars who translated it: Oxford prof. J R R Tolkien.

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