1. McDonald's first menu items were hot dogs, not hamburgers.
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  2. McDonalds' Caesar salad is more fattening than their hamburger.
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  3. McDonalds opens a new restaurant
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  4. McDonald's restaurants feed 68 million people every day. That's more than the entire population of the U.K.
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  5. McDonald's is the world's largest distributor of toys.
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  6. McDonald's' golden arches are recognized by more people than the cross.
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  7. The Queen of England owns a McDonald's near Buckingham Palace.
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  8. McDonald's is not the world's largest restaurant chain. Subway is.
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  9. McDonald's makes about US$75 million per day.
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  10. In 2005, a man named Ronald MacDonald actually robbed a Wendy's.
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  11. It takes the average McDonald's employee 7 months to earn what a CEO makes in an hour.
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  12. McDonald's used to sell pizza in the 70s.
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  13. McDonald's drive-thru staff won't serve people if they come on horseback.
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  14. Over 80,000 people graduated from McDonald's Hamburger University with a bachelor's degree in hamburgerology.
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  15. There's a McDonald's with turquoise arches in Sedona, Arizona.
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  16. A McDonald's website for its workers tells them to avoid fast food.
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  17. In Japan, Ronald McDonald is called Donald McDonald due to a lack of a clear "r" sound in Japanese.
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  18. McDonald's Big Mac is used as an economic index to compare purchasing power between currencies and countries.
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  19. If you live in the U.S., you're never more than 115 miles (185 KM) away from a McDonald's.
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  20. You would have to walk for seven hours straight to burn off a Big Mac with a Super Sized Coke and French Fries.
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  21. To earn enough to buy a Big Mac, the average person in India has to work almost 6 hours.
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  22. 75% of all sesame seeds grown in Mexico end up on McDonald's hamburger buns.
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  23. About 7% of all the potatoes grown in the U.S. are turned into McDonald's fries.
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  24. McDonald's is set to have fewer locations in 2016, for first time ever.
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  25. McDonald's paid Justin Timberlake about US$6 million to sing the "ba-da-ba-ba-bah" jingle in the first U.S. "I'm Lovin' It" TV spots.
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  26. People who cannot afford to live in a house in Hong Kong and Japan take advantage of McDonalds' "doors are always open" policy and live in their restaurants. They are known as "McRefugees."
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  27. Bill Gates has a McDonald's Gold Card for unlimited free fast food.
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  28. In France, Germany, Austria, Spain and the Netherlands they serve beer in McDonald's.
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  29. McNuggets come in four official shapes: bell, bone, boot and ball.
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  30. The McHotDog is a hot dog available at McDonald's in Japan.
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  31. The man who invented the McDonald's Big Mac burger in 1967, Michael "Jim" Delligatti, died in 2016, aged 98.
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  32. Montpelier, Vermont is the only United States capital without a McDonalds.
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  33. McDonald's was suppose to revamp the Golden Arches in 1960 but a psychologist argued to keep them in the form of the "M" because it resembled breasts.
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  34. The U.S. private prison industry makes money by contracting cheap labor to private companies such as Starbucks, Boeing, Victoria's Secret, McDonalds and even the U.S. military.
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  35. Disney quietly cut ties with McDonalds in 2006 so as not to be associated with childhood obesity.
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  36. Iceland's last McDonald's burger was sold in 2009. You can watch it decompose online.
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  37. McDonald's "Super Sizing" started as a Jurassic Park merchandising tie-in.
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  38. When the first McDonald's drive-through in Kuwait opened, the queue was seven miles long.
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  39. Don Gorske was recognized by the Guinness World Records book in 2016 when he ate his 28,788th Big Mac.
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  40. The first manager of the first McDonald's franchise was called Ed MacLuckie.
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  41. Sweden has a ski-through McDonald's
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