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Bryan Dugan

MentalFloss.com freelancer and New York Times copy editor. Grammar Nazi. Rose Nylund wannabe. Awkward runner. Keeper of GIFs.

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Judy Dutton

Judy Dutton is a regular contributor to mental_floss magazine.

Jane Eastoe

Jane Eastoe has been a journalist and author for 25 years.

Brenna Ehrlich

Brenna Ehrlich's claim to fame used to be a piece of odd trivia, that she grew up in Mystic, Connecticut-where "Mystic Pizza" was filmed.

Ben Eisenkop

Ben Eisenkop is an ecosystems ecologist and graduate university instructor, currently doing research in nitrogen biogeochemistry.

Mark Ellwood

British-born, New York-based Mark Ellwood is a journalist who specializes in writing smartly about stupid things.

Jason English

Jason English was named Editor-in-Chief, Digital for mental_floss in 2011 after serving as Managing Editor since 2007.

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Kate Erbland

Kate Erbland is a freelance writer interested in all things cinematic, literary, and fuzzy-adorable. Her work can be found at Film School Rejects, Film.com, Geek Nation, and amNewYork.

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Robin Esrock

Journalist, bestselling author, and National Geographic television host Robin Esrock has visited over 100 countries in search of the extra

Josh Evans

Josh's middle name is Ramsey.

Andréa Fernandes

Andréa Fernandes earned her bachelor's degree from a small, Hogwarts-esque Philadelphia college.

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Nicholas Ferroni

Nicholas Ferroni is an educator and historian who mentors lower-income students with deep personal commitment and care.

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Mark Forsyth

Mark Forsyth is a writer, journalist, proofreader, ghostwriter, and pedant.

Cole Gamble

Based in Portland, Oregon, Cole Gamble has written about the crimes of Willy Wonka and man-eating beds for The Daily Beast, The New Yorker, Cracked, The Huffington Post and Salon.

Steve Gartland

Steve Gartland started his career at The L Magazine in Brooklyn, where he was a copy-editor and writer of occasional movie reviews and short pieces about forgotten bits of New York City history.

Anna Gay

Anna Gay is a photographer and a grad student in the MFA program at the University of Georgia.

Brian Gottesman

Brian Gottesman is a lawyer in Wilmington, DE.

Kenny Gould

Kenneth Gould, an undergraduate majoring in English at Duke University, generally goes by the more youthful nickname 'Kenny.' At Duke, Kenny is the Vice-President and business manager of

Jenn Grabenstetter

Jenn graduated from Wake Forest University in 2005 with a degree in Political Science.

Elijah Granet

Elijah Granet has always loved trivia. At the age of 12, he went on Kids Jeopardy! and won $18,300.

Amanda Green

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Arin Greenwood

Arin Greenwood is a writer (and, alas, lawyer) living in Alexandria, Virginia.

Josh Halbur

Josh Halbur has been living a life full of knowledge and wordplay, from hosting games of “Wheel of Fortune” with his alphabet blocks when he was a kindergartener, to writing crosswords and contests

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