Did you know that...
...The crosissant originated in 18th-century Austria and was called Kipferl, (German for 'crescent').
...George's Perec's 1969 novel, La Disparition, does not contain the letter E.
...If you laid out the cables used in the lifts of the Eiffel Tower end to end, they would stretch for 16 kilometres. That's from here to the Goulds!
...the tooth fairy is not a fairy in Spain or France at all, but a mouse? Its name is el Ratoncito Pérez in Spanish-speaking countries and La Petite Souris in France.
...the Statue of Liberty was a gift given to the United States by the people of France in 1886.