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Strange But True: Oct. 25, 2018


October 25, 2018

* It was early 20th-century Irish author Robert Wilson Lynd who made the following sage observation: “The belief in the possibility of a short decisive war appears to be one of the most ancient and dangerous of human illusions.”

* If you’re concerned about the rising cost of groceries, be grateful that you’re not a starfish parent. A young starfish eats 10 times its own weight in food every day.

* The first car to offer seat belts — the Nash Rambler — rolled off the assembly line in 1950.

* You might be surprised to learn that the British are not the greatest tea drinkers i...

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