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7 Random Facts That Will Make You Smile

Happy hump day! You’re halfway to Friday, which means you’re only half-way to Friday. If you’re having trouble seeing the glass half full, read these seven true facts that will leave you smiling.


1

Charlie turned down the Chocolate Factory and became a Vet

 
 

Peter Gardner, who played Charlie Bucket in the 1971 "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory," was offered a three year acting contract but turned it down. He ended up going to Cornell to become a large animal veterinarian in upstate New York.

 
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Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images
 
 
3

So do Quokkas

 
 

 
4

Everyone is born with an instinct to smile

 
 

Even people who are born blind smile when they're happy without ever seeing their parents do it. It's just in our genes.

 
5

A group of rabbits is known as a fluffle

 
 

But ONLY in parts of northern Canada. Everyone else calls them a herd. Males are called bucks and females does. A group of young bunnies is called a kindle.

 
 

Each are the most recent actors to voice the characters -- not the originals -- but each have been the longest-running voices of the characters.

 
7

A hoodie is also called a "bunnyhug"

 
 

But only in Saskatchewan.

 

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