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Strange But True: August 15, 2019


August 15, 2019


by Samantha Weaver

* It was English novelist and essayist Virginia Woolf, one of the foremost modernist literary figures of the 20th century, who made the following sage observation: "For most of history, Anonymous was a woman."

* Would you rather give up TV or your phone? In a Pew Research poll conducted last year in the United States, only 31 percent of those surveyed said it would be "very hard" to give up TV, while 52 percent said the same thing about their cellphone.

* In the language known as Ewe, spoken by some natives of West Africa, the concepts of "yesterday"...

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