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Strange But True: Nov. 1, 2018


November 1, 2018

* It was civil-rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. who made the following sage observation: “Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.”

* Everyone knows that a sophomore is someone in his or her second year of high school or college. Most people don’t realize, though, that the word is derived from the Greek words “sophos,” which means “wise,” and “moros,” which means “stupid.”

* Have you ever tried to hum while holding your nose? It can’t be done.

* The creator of the ubiquitous smiley face earned a grand total of...

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