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Strange But True: April 18, 2019


April 18, 2019

* It was one of the most influential directors in the history of cinema, Alfred Hitchcock — also known as the “Master of Suspense” -– who made the following sage observation: “The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.”

* In Murfreesboro, Tennessee, it is illegal to keep indoor furniture outdoors.

* The town of Llanfair in Wales is also known by its Welsh name, Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantsiliogogogoch. Roughly translated, this means, “Saint Mary’s Church in a hollow of white hazel, close to a whirlpool and Saint...

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