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Top ten little known facts about United States Presidents

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10. George Washington never said “I cannot tell a lie” – though he did originate the phrase “gettin’ jiggy wit it”

9. President William Howard Taft was so fat, once, while entering the White House, he got stuck between two columns

8. During his Fireside Chats, FDR liked to roast marshmallows

7. Richard Nixon actually enjoyed lying to the American people

6. Bill Clinton was the recipient of more ‘Lewinskis’ than any other President

5. ‘Rough Rider’ was a nickname given to Teddy Roosevelt by his wife

4. George W. Bush was already reading at a third-grade level by the time he was nominated

3. Barack Obama has used the White House’s tanning salon less frequently than any other President

2. Abraham Lincoln was not gay – however, Mary Todd Lincoln was a man

1. Mitt Romney was unquestionably our worst President, irreparably destroying the country
 

Bob Sullivan’s Top Ten Everything appears every Monday.

Bob Sullivan is the author of the 1979 cult classic Clonus (also known as Parts: The Clonus Horror), starring Peter Graves, Keenan Wynn and Dick Sargent, which was lovingly sent up on Mystery Science Theater 3000 and was the basis for the 2005 DreamWorks' Michael Bay film The Island, starring Ewan McGregor and Scarlett Johansson. Bob Sullivan’s Top Ten Everything is published on Mondays.
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