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The world of fun facts is fascinating and substantial. There are random facts, there are animal facts, there are wonderful facts, and there are historical facts. And then, perhaps least importantly, there are useless facts—or facts that you will absolutely, never, ever need to know. From how long it takes your fingernails to grow to which state capital is the only one without a McDonald’s, these are the useless facts you’ll love to learn and then possibly never use.
There are four kings in every deck of cards. And while they all look similar, the king of hearts is the only royal fellow who doesn’t have a mustache. According to The Guardian, the “suicide king” (so-called because he looks like he’s stabbing himself in the head with a sword), wasn’t always bare-faced. He mistakenly lost his facial hair in a redesign.
The English language is full of idiosyncrasies, and the word dreamt is one of them. According to Oxford Dictionaries, “dreamt” (and its variations, such as “undreamt”) is the only word in the English language that ends with the letters “mt.”