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Strange But True: June 27, 2019

 

June 27, 2019



It was famed Irish author George Bernard Shaw who made the following sage observation: "A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul."

* Although we tend to think of the bikini as a modern fashion innovation, two-piece bathing suits can be seen in murals in the ancient city of Pompeii.

* If you're a fan of the "Star Trek" franchise, you might want to plan a trip to the capital of Sweden. It was in Stockholm last year that the world's first Klingon tourist center opened.

* There seems to be quite a rivalry between the towns of Rosehill, North Carolina...



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