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Strange But True: August 22, 2019


August 22, 2019

* It was American poet and playwright Edna St. Vincent Millay -- the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for poetry, by the way -- who made the following sage observation: "A person who publishes a book appears willfully in public with his pants down."

* It's often been said that necessity is the mother of invention -- and for good reason. Here's an example: The idea for the original pull-top can originated when the inventor was at a picnic; he had forgotten to bring a can opener, so he had to use a car bumper.

* If you live in Georgia, you need to watch that wagging tongue: In that s...

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