Tuesday Turnip

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In case you're not familiar with the Turnip, it's a whimsical Google search, wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting pages "turn-up." As always with this feature, the _floss is not responsible for accuracy. If you know one of the below statements/links to be untrue, by all means, let the world know in the comments below.

Today I typed "the only country" into Google, unearthing the following:

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The Only Country In The World Without Coins For Currency [is] Laos.

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Picture 3 The Netherlands, Belgium, Canada, Spain, Norway, and Sweden are the only countries in which the legal status of same-sex marriages are exactly the same as that of opposite-sex marriages, though South Africa is due to fully harmonize its marriage laws.

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Picture 4Poland is the only country in the world to invoke Napoleon in its national anthem.

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Picture 5Iran is the only country in the world that requires both men and women to take a class on modern contraception before receiving a marriage license.

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Picture 6The only country to have a Bible on their national flag"¦ [is] the Dominican Republic.

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Picture 7What is the only country named after a Biblical king? The Solomon Islands.

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Picture 8Malaysia is the only country in the world which gives monthly allowance to fishermen.

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Picture 9America is the Only Country Whose Labor Day Holiday is in September.

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