Famed Italian explorer Marco Polo never learned to swim.

Famed frontiersman Daniel Boone never wore a coonskin cap. He did, however, suffer from a medical condition that caused his breasts to lactate.

The pop music duo Hall & Oates originally planned to call themselves “Dreamboat.”

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