Alabama – 310,000 words.
Japan – one for every 23 people.
Lima and Quebec
Minute hands – it was eventually invented by Jost Burgi for, it is believed, Tycho Brahe, an astronomer who needed an accurate clock for stargazing.
Bananas – although Walmart never disclosed how many bananas they sell each year, the number has to be immense considering that over 200 million people shop in its stores worldwide every single week.
To improve their eyesight – they believed the precious metal in an earring had healing powers.
Tomato – yes, tomato is a fruit.