25 Bizarre Facts About McDonald's. You Want Fries With That?
1/25. The Queen of England owns a McDonald's near Buckingham Palace.
2/25. McDonald's' golden arches are recognized by more people than the cross.
3/25. A McDonald's website for its workers tells them to avoid fast food.
4/25. 1 in 8 American workers have been employed by McDonald's.
5/25. McDonald's first menu items were hotdogs, not hamburgers.
6/25. McDonalds' caesar salad is more fattening than their hamburger.
7/25. McDonald's opens a new restaurant every 14.5 hours.
8/25. McDonald's restaurants feed 68 million people every day. That's more than the entire population of the U.K.
9/25. McDonald's is the world's largest distributor of toys.
10/25. 75% of all sesame seeds grown in Mexico end up on McDonald's hamburger buns.
11/25. About 7% of all the potatoes grown in the U.S. are turned into McDonald's fries.
12/25. McDonald's is not the world's largest restaurant chain. Subway is.
13/25. McDonald's makes about US$75 million per day.
14/25. In 2005, a man named Ronald MacDonald actually robbed a Wendy's.
15/25. It takes the average McDonald's employee 7 months to earn what a CEO makes in an hour.
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16/25. McDonald's used to sell pizza in the 70s.
17/25. McDonald's' drive-thru staff won't serve people if they come on horseback.
18/25. Over 80,000 people graduated from McDonald's Hamburger University with a bachelor's degree in hamburgerology.
19/25. In Japan, Ronald McDonald is called Donald McDonald due to a lack of a clear "r" sound in Japanese.
20/25. McDonald's Big Mac is used as an economic index to compare purchasing power between currencies and countries.
21/25. If you live in the U.S., you're never more than 115 miles (185 KM) away from a McDonald's.
22/25. You would have to walk for seven hours straight to burn off a Big Mac with a Super Sized Coke and French Fries.
23/25. To earn enough to buy a Big Mac, the average person in India has to work almost 6 hours.
24/25. There's a McDonald's with turquoise arches in Sedona, Arizona.
25/25. McDonald's was set to have fewer locations in 2016, for first time ever.