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And now, Harper's monthly listing of oddities:

--Percentage of Americans who would rather spend a week in jail than be president of the United States: 52.--Amount spent by the town of Hidalgo, Texas, in 1992 to erect a 10-foot statue of a killer bee: $17,850.

--Average number of faxes transmitted in the United States each minute: 88,000.

--Percentage of Americans who feel they are being "left behind" by technology: 46.

--Percentage of those who say they don't care: 16.

--Chances that a gallon of milk consumed in the United States was delivered by a milkman: 1 in 100.

--Rank of Father's Day among days on which the largest number of collect calls are made: 1.