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Only four U.S. states allow proxy marriages (a marriage where one party is not physically present)—Colorado, Kansas, Montana, and Texas. Among these, only Montana allows double-proxy marriages (a marriage where neither party is physically present).

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A significant number of original Ghostbusters cast members made cameo appearances in the 2016 reboot, including Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, Annie Potts, and Sigourney Weaver. The only original “Ghostbusters” cast members who didn’t appear were Harold Ramis (he passed away in 2014) and Rick Moranis (who chose not to return to focus on future projects).

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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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