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Ripley's Believe It or Not! #c41(12/24/2006)

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In the Annual Giant Pumpkin Regatta in Windsor, NS, Canada --- contestants hollow out massive pumpkins and race them across a lake!

The Editors of the Oxford English Dictionary maintain a database of over 1 billion examples of word use within the English language!

Despite the international custom following national tragedies --- Saudi Arabia never flies its flags at half-mast, even upon the death of its king!

< TASK > Answer the questions.

(1) Which country has the Giant Pumpkin Regatta every year?

(2) How many examples of word use in English does the database have?

(3) Which country never flies its flags at half-mast?

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