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Strange But True: Dec. 13, 2018


December 13, 2018

* It was New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd who made the following sage observation: “The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for.”

* A law in Memphis, Tennessee, states that it is illegal for a woman to drive a car unless a man walks in front of it to warn approaching motorists and pedestrians.

* Martha Stewart got her start in business by catering from her home.

* It takes 40 gallons of maple sap to make one gallon of the maple syrup you put on your pancakes.

* The Tom Thumb locomotive and Jell-O were invented by the same person.

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