TIL that the dog breed Saint Bernards were originally known as Barry Hounds, they were named after a dog named Barry who lived at the Saint Bernard hospice in the 1800s. Barry saved 40 people in the nearby mountains, since the hospice has always maintained one dog named Barry in his honor.

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