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Strange But True


August 30, 2018

* It was Scott Adams, best known as the creator of the “Dilbert” comic strip, who made the following observation: “Give a man a fish, and you’ll feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and he’ll buy a funny hat. Talk to a hungry man about fish, and you’re a consultant.”

* According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the word that has the largest number of different meanings is “set”; it takes 26 pages to detail them all.

* As fall approaches, here’s some good news: Except for the queens, all wasps die in the autumn.

* There are those who feel that we should adopt the...

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