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Stacy Conradt

Stacy Conradt is a staff writer who's been contributing to mental_floss since 2008. As an avid board game lover, she is especially fond of her work on Split Decision and Mixed Nuts. In her spare time (ha) she likes to run badly and visit roadside attractions that make most people cringe. She never met an Abe Lincoln tribute she didn't love. If you have one to suggest, let her know at twitter.com/stacy_writes.

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Where the Golden Arches Are Actually Turquoise
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8 Accidental Charitable Donations
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10 Things Mark Twain Didn't Really Say
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How Much Would the Twelve Days of Christmas Actually Cost?
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New Thanksgiving Tradition: The World's Biggest Disco
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"Jingle Bells" Was Originally Written for Thanksgiving
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Three White House Security Breaches (and Two Royal Run-Ins)
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Tim Burton Perplexed That He Didn't Already Write Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
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The World’s Longest Christmas Card Exchange
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The Case of the Missing Gordon from Sesame Street
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Best Corporate Mascot Ever: Petey P Cup
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Snow White: Not Just a Fairy Tale
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The "Lyrical Embarrassment" that is the Sesame Street Theme Song
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The Field of Dreams and Five Other Movie Pilgrimages You Can Make
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How an Empty Dessert Plate Inspired the Frisbee
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How a Punctuation Mark Gave Us Uncle Tom’s Cabin
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Who is Sadie Hawkins and Why Does She Have Her Own Dance?
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A Yodel Worth Millions
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Four Cemeteries That Were “Relocated”
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How George Washington’s Great-Grandniece Became Royalty
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5 Interesting Tributes to Ronald Reagan
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Tori Amos' Real-Life Stint as a Cornflake Girl
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Happy Boss's Day: 9 of the Worst Bosses Ever
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This Guy Holds More than 100 Guinness World Records
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Why Do We Call the President's Wife “First Lady”?
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The First Cereal Box Prize Ever
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21 Things You Didn't Know About the 21st President
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Whatever Happened to Lassie (and 8 Other Showbiz Dogs)?
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Two Snack Food Veterans Buried With Their Products
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From Barbies to Maggots: The Nicknames of 25 Fan Bases
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Will the Real Nucky Thompson Please Stand Up?
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9 Famous People Who Started as Disney Park Characters
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Yes, Virginia, There is a Punky Brewster
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How the Titanic Almost Sank Hershey
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I Wish I Were an Oscar Mayer Wiener(mobile Driver)
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14 Literary Settings Inspired by Real Places
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Beyond Schweddy Balls: 10 Discontinued Ben & Jerry's Flavors
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A Town of Storybook Houses and How They Came to Be
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Mark Twain Invented a Board Game Called Memory-Builder
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Today Would Have Been Freddie Mercury's 65th Birthday
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18 Famous TV Roles Originally Played by Someone Else
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Walt Disney's Secret Tragedy
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22 Fascinating and Bizarre Classes Offered This Semester
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D23 Day Three: The Force was With Us
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D23 Day Two: Disney Studios Steals the Show
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D23 Day One: "Rainbow Connection" and Route 66
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Coming to You Live from the D23 Expo!
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The Hotel that Takes Money Laundering Seriously
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The Vice President Who Wrote a Hit Song
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The Taliesin Tragedy
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