Top 10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Certain American Presidents

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1 Ulysses S. Grant was given a $20 speeding ticket for riding his horse and buggy too fast down a street in Washington D.C.

Well in hindsight $20 back then could cost hundreds today. Maybe thousands...

That's really funny! - Metal_Treasure

2 At 6 feet, 4 inches (1.9 meters), Abraham Lincoln was the tallest U.S. president.
3 Jimmy Carter is the only U.S. president reported to have seen a UFO.

Some astronomers claim he really saw the planet Venus, but Jimmy stuck to his story. - Redrocm

Interesting - darthvadern

4 George Washington was so worried about being buried alive that he insisted mourners to wait at least three days before burying him, just in case.

Because back in his day, it was hard to tell if a person was really dead or just a deep sleeper. - Redrocm

5 In order to quit his smoking habit, Ronald Reagan started eating jelly beans instead.

Jelly Belly was his go-to bean brand and his favorite flavor was licorice. - Redrocm

Iv'e always heard that candy helps with smoking habits - BreakFastBeast2005

6 Barack Obama hates ice cream mainly due to his teenage job at Baskin-Robbins.
7 William Henry Harrison was the only U.S. president who studied to be a medical doctor.
8 James Garfield was the first left-handed president.
9 Millard Fillmore was the first U.S. president to have a stepmother.
10 Martin Van Buren is sometimes credited with creating the word "OK".

He's from Kinderhook, New York after all. During his campaign, Old Kinderhook (O.K.) clubs formed to support the president. Later "OK" or "okay" came to mean "all right". - Redrocm

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1. At 6 feet, 4 inches (1.9 meters), Abraham Lincoln was the tallest U.S. president.
2. Ulysses S. Grant was given a $20 speeding ticket for riding his horse and buggy too fast down a street in Washington D.C.
3. Jimmy Carter is the only U.S. president reported to have seen a UFO.
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