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Strange But True: March 7, 2019

 

March 7, 2019



* It is still not known who made the following sage observation: “The difference between ‘involvement’ and ‘commitment’ is like an eggs-and-ham breakfast: The chicken was ‘involved’; the pig was ‘committed.’”

* Those who study such things say that if you were (for reasons unspecified) to eat the liver of a polar bear, you’d die. The amount of vitamin A stored in that organ constitutes a fatal dose for humans.

* You might be surprised to learn that high-quality opals can be more valuable than diamonds.

* John Tyler, born March 29, 1790, was the 10th president of the...



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