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Strange But True

 

July 19, 2018



* You probably won’t be surprised to learn that it was Albert Einstein who made the following sage observation: “A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it.”

* Ever wonder why blue jeans are blue? When they were first designed by Levi Strauss, the people most likely to wear them were those who did a great deal of manual labor. Strauss rightly assumed the work was likely to be dirty, so he dyed his new trousers indigo to help hide stains.

* Statistics on sporting events show that 17 of the 20 sporting events with the most attendees every year are NASCAR races.

* Befor...



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