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Strange But True: Feb. 28, 2019

 

February 28, 2019



* It was 20th-century British actor George Sewell who made the following sage observation: "Fear is the tax that conscience pays to guilt."

* When someone mentions the band ZZ Top, you probably think of a group of musicians with long beards. They don't all have beards, though; the drummer is clean-shaven as a matter of safety (imagine being in the middle of a drum solo and getting a stick caught in a long beard -- ouch!). Interestingly, the unbearded drummer's name is Frank Beard.

* If you're like most people, you've probably never encountered a tziganologist. That is, unless you consort...



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