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Strange But True: August 29, 2019

 

August 29, 2019



* It was Canadian journalist, editor and poet Mark Abley who made the following sage observation: "Modern English is the Walmart of languages: convenient, huge, hard to avoid, superficially friendly and devouring all rivals in its eagerness to expand."

* On any given day, Google conducts approximately 63,000 searches per second.

* The next time you get a chance, you might want to check the pressure of your car's tires; if they're not inflated to the correct pressure, you're contributing to the $9 million in fuel that is wasted due to improper tire pressure, according to the Department of...



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