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Ripley's Believe It or Not! #c113(6/25/2000)

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Siri Grandhe of Bakersfield, Calif., age 10, can spell any word forward or backward after seeing it just once and can repeat a list of 36 numbers in either direction!

A woman in Gristhorpe, North Yorkshire, England, discovered pages of gibberish on her voice-activated computer that was revealed to be the work of her talking parrot!

One kilogram of prime FUGU --- a type of blowfish that contains a potentially toxic poison --- sells in Japan for $660!

Evan Auchard and Emily Brower were married outdoors at 8,200 feet on top of a ski run at Squaw Valley, Calif., with all the guests arriving by cable car!

< TASK > Answer the questions.

(1) How many times does she need to see a word in order to spell it backward?

(2) Who was responsible for the gibberish on a woman's voice-activated computer?

(3) What kind of fish is FUGU?

(4) Where were Evan and Emily married?

The cartoon from http://www.comics.com/comics/ripleys/
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