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Other myths: Guacamole at Super Bowl parties does not account for two-thirds of U.S. avocado sales, nor have national sewage emergencies emerged as a result of the tremendous number of toilets being flushed simultaneously at halftime.

On Super Bowl Sunday in 1984, a 16-inch water main in Salt Lake City ruptured. But the game has never been cited as a cause, Snopes reports.

Slurping the Official Soup: If you don't believe the NFL has an official soup, perhaps you should consult the Super Bowl Host Committee's "Official Law Firm."

You can only air so many Super Bowl ads, so the NFL is finding an ever-increasing revenue stream by selling its name.

If football isn't your game, perhaps you'd rather watch gridiron legends Jim Taylor and Bobby Bell in the Breathe Right "Snore-Off."

Breathe Right is the Super Bowl's official nasal strip, used by more than 125 NFL players. Tuesday's snore-off is just one of the countless events Super Bowl week that raise brand awareness and money for charity.

In similar events, NFL legends Joe Montana and Dan Marino will battle it out in a Kraft Foods cook-off while the Philadelphia Eagles' Donovan McNabb and his mother compete in the Chunky Soup wagon race, which will result in 1 million cans of food donated to charity.

This year's Super Bowl even gave birth to the first NFL-sanctioned dog show, "The Dog Bowl," with proceeds benefiting Houston's PAWS (Pets Are Wonderful Support) program to help terminally ill pet owners take care of their furry friends.

Pooches got to dress as gridiron greats, as well as refs and cheerleaders. They also competed in a "sack the quarterback" competition by running through a maze and tackling a rawhide-flavored cutout.

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