October 22, 2004
• Because of the way the early post offices were established, postage stamps are considered legal tender.
• The Gallup Polling Group has never accurately predicted the outcome of the presidential election in years where less than 10 percentage points separate the candidates.
• Cough drops can give Breathalyzers false positive readings.
• The U.S. has the lowest literacy rate of any industrialized nation.
• The average American sees over 1,000 pieces of paid advertising every day.