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Strange But True: Oct. 11, 2018

 

October 11, 2018



* It was 17th-century French author Francois de La Rochefoucauld who made the following sage observation: “Some people with great virtues are disagreeable, while others with great vices are delightful.”

* If you wanted to dig to the center of the earth, you’d have to go down about 4,000 miles.

* If you’re a fan of fishing, here’s a cautionary tale regarding the weather: A 48-year-old Colombian man named Felipe Ortiz (for reasons unknown) decided to go out fishing in a raging storm. He cast his line into a strong wind, but the line blew back and caused the baited hook to lodge i...



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