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Strange But True: June 13, 2019

 


It was Academy Award-nominated actress and comedian Lily Tomlin who made the following observation: "Ninety-eight percent of the adults in this country are decent, hard-working, honest Americans. It's the other lousy 2 percent that get all the publicity. But then -- we elected them."

* You might be surprised to learn that it requires a whopping 30 tons of ore from a gold mine to produce a single gold ring.

* You are almost certainly aware of the fact that the Impressionist painter Claude Monet is famous for his paintings of water lilies. How- ever, you may not be aware of the fact that he p...



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