…that the rhesus monkey (Macaca mulatta) is incapable of long division?
…that, to the end of his life, Victor Hugo had a superstitious dread of the circumflex accent?
…that President Said Mohamed Djohar of the Comoros once accidentally staged a coup attempt against himself, but was defeated and remained in power?
…that Lord Cornwallis reported his surrender to George III as a “strategic withdrawal”?
…that William Shakespeare’s favorite pet name for his wife Anne Hathaway was “Anne Hathaway”?
…that five people in the last six months alone have been executed for calling Wilkins Township “Monroeville”?
…that Jules Verne correctly predicted the modern American three-ring binder in his 1875 novel Sept semaines dans un bureau, at a time when only the two-ring binder was known?