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Strange But True: Nov. 22, 2018


November 22, 2018

* It was way back in the 19th century that American author and philosopher Henry David Thoreau made the following sage observation: “Men have become the tools of their tools.”

* If you were asked to name the U.S. state that is geographically closest to the continent of Africa, you might be tempted to say Florida. You’d be wrong, though; the closest state is actually Maine.

* In 1938, Time magazine featured Adolph Hitler on the cover as its Man of the Year.

* If you’re like most parents, at some point you’ve been shocked by how quickly your kids outgrow things — especially sh...

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