To buy a McDonald’s extra value meal in Russia it would cost the average Russian worker 1 months pay.

      

Russians generally answer the phone by saying, “I’m listening”.

      

The U.S. bought Alaska for 2 cents an acre from Russia.

      

The Automated Teller Machine (ATM) was introduced in England in 1965.

      

Buckingham Palace has 602 rooms.

      

In ancient Scotland, every leap year maidens were allowed to ask a man to be her husband, refusal cost him a pound.

      

Icelandic phone books sometimes contain people’s occupations as well as their name. This is because so many people have the same name.

      

Icelanders consume more Coca-Cola per Capita than any other nation.

      

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