Fascinating Paper Facts


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1. When writing an essay, increasing the size of periods from 12 to 14 can turn a 3 page paper into a 4 page one.
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2. Paper due and low on Black Ink? Change font color to dark Tan. It looks almost indistinguishable to black.
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3. Jack Kerouac typed his novel On the Road on a 120-foot roll of paper in three weeks.
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4. When writing an essay, increase the size of periods from 12 to 14 can turn a 3 page paper into a 4 page one.
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5. Charles Darwin let his children use the original manuscript of On the Origin of Species as drawing paper.
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6. Bubble wrap was first manufactured to be sold as wall paper.
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7. Plastic bags are better for the environment than paper bags. The manufacturing process for paper bags takes more energy.
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8. When writing an essay, if you increase the size of all periods from 12 to 14 you can sneakily turn a 3 page paper into a 4 page one.
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9. Papyrophobia is the fear of paper.
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10. A hummingbird egg weighs as much as a paper clip.
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11. Rice paper does not have any rice in it.
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12. The Declaration of Independence was written on hemp paper
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13. There is a free website called "essaytyper" that lets you type a topic and it will write the paper for you in minutes
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14. Bubble wrap was originally designed to be used as wallpaper.
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15. Approximately 10 million trees per year are used to make the world's supply of toilet paper.
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16. The first advertising jingles were written down in newspapers: readers were expected to sing them themselves.
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17. 95% of all data in the world is still stored on paper. Most of it is never looked at again.
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18. There is a small scroll of newspaper at the base of cocktail umbrellas that can be unrolled and read like a fortune cookie.
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19. Small animals such as flies and hummingbirds experience time in slow motion, which is why they can avoid your newspaper swats.
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20. A high GPA looks good on paper, but networking and building friendships is what gets you a job.
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21. Why does toilet paper need a commercial? Who is not buying this?
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22. Plastic bags = More environment friendly than paper bags. The manufacturing process for paper bags takes more energy.
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23. People with higher incomes generally prefer their loo paper to unravel over the roll, while those with lower incomes prefer it to go under.
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24. There is a free website called "essaytyper" that lets you type a topic and it will write the paper for you in minutes.
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25. Keep a piece of paper and pencil by your bed. Everyone always gets their best ideas at night!
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26. 97% of all paper money in the US contains traces of cocaine.
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27. Seth MacFarlane was paid to draw weekly comics for his local newspaper when he was just 9 years old.

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