By Adam Alexander

by Adam Alexander
Why did Bill Murray agree to voice “Garfield”? How did the Pabst Brewing Company stay alive during prohibition? What percent of Canada’s population lives within 100 miles of the United States? All that and more with Adam’s Fun Facts:

1. During Prohibition, the Pabst Brewing Company stayed alive by making a cheese called Pabst-ett. (Pabst Blue Ribbon)

2. “Lb” is the abbreviation for pound because it comes from “Libra”, the zodiac sign that’s symbolized by scales. (Huffington Post)

3. The top causes of death in the U.S. in 1900 were the flu and tuberculosis.  Today, neither of those makes the top 10!  The top two are heart disease and cancer. (New England Journal of Medicine)

4. 90% of the Canadian population lives within 100 miles of the U.S. border. (Purolato International)

5. Bill Murray agreed to voice Garfield because he thought “Garfield” was a Coen Brothers movie (Today I Learned)


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