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Strange But True: Dec. 6, 2018


December 6, 2018

* It was Kurt Vonnegut, one of the most influential writers of the 20th century, who made the following sage observation: “There is no reason why good cannot triumph as often as evil. The triumph of anything is a matter of organization. If there are such things as angels, I hope they are organized along the lines of the Mafia.”

* If you received all of the gifts in the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” you’d have 364 presents.

* The period between Thanksgiving and Christmas is an apt time to consider the word “crapulous,” which means “sick from excessive eating or drin...

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