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Each weekday be listening for Virgin Radio's Fun Fact of the Day presented by MUCHO BURRITO: Fresh Mexican Grill!

Tyler Magz serves up an order of fun facts between 2pm and 7pm every weekday - and in case you need even more fun... he also delivers a chance for you to win a Gift Card for MUCHO BURRITO: Fresh Mexican Grill so you can induldge in MUCHO FRESH!

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  • 2080 McGillivray Boulevard
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FUN FACT OF THE DAY - August 24
A new born blue whale gains about 200 pounds a day during its first year

FUN FACT OF THE DAY - August 25
The 100 folds in a chef's hat represents 100 ways to cook an egg

FUN FACT OF THE DAY - August 26
It's impossible to hum while holding your nose

FUN FACT OF THE DAY - August 27
The unicorn is the national animal of Scotland

FUN FACT OF THE DAY - August 28
The blob of toothpaste that sits on your toothbrush is actually called a "nurdle"

FUN FACT OF THE DAY - August 31
A black hole emits a sound that is "b flat"

FUN FACT OF THE DAY - September 1
Your foot is the exact legth of your forearm

FUN FACT OF THE DAY - September 2
There is a Starbucks cup in every scene of "Fight Club"

FUN FACT OF THE DAY - September 3
Nutella was created in World War II because they needed to add hazelnuts to chocolate to make more rations for all the troops

FUN FACT OF THE DAY - September 4
Purple is the hottest colour of lightning

FUN FACT OF THE DAY - September 8
Llama's scientific name is "Lama glama"

FUN FACT OF THE DAY - September 9
Movie trailers were originally shown after the movie, which is why they were called "trailers"

FUN FACT OF THE DAY - September 10
The largest sunflower ever grown was 30 feet in Germany

FUN FACT OF THE DAY - September 11
Tomato ketchup was actually once used as a medicine. While it's not prescribed for any kind of ailment these days, it was relied on in the 19th Century for all kinds of bodily issues

FUN FACT OF THE DAY - September 14
Did you know that Henry Heinz lobbied to the government for food safety in congress and won, starting the beginnings of the FDA and immediately making all of his competitors sauces illegal, and Heinz the only sauce option at the time

FUN FACT OF THE DAY - September 15
Bears don't technically hibernate. Their process is called torpor. They only drop their body temperature 4 degrees to 28. To be considered hibernating, their whole body would have to reach 4 degrees. The largest mammal to technically hibernate is a marmot

FUN FACT OF THE DAY - September 16
Water bottle expiration dates are for the bottle, not the water itself

FUN FACT OF THE DAY - September 17
A&W opened in 1956 in Winnipeg, MB, Canada as the 1st A&W in Canada on Portage Ave

FUN FACT OF THE DAY - September 18
The Arlington Bridge in Winnipeg was originally meant to be installed over the Nile River