In 2010, Palestinian women in Gaza were banned from smoking water pipes, as it "leads to divorce".
Built around 1930, the organ at Boardwalk Hall Auditorium in Atlantic City, New Jersey, has 33,114 pipes, the most of any organ.
Piper is the name of a genus of pepper plants, a bird or a New Zealand fish also known as Garfish.
Much Ado About Nothing is Shakespeare's only play that mentions a piper or pipers.
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