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Strange But True: September 5, 2019

 

September 5, 2019



* It was British politician John Sweeney who made the following sage observation: "How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners and instant cameras teach patience to its young?"

* Golfers beware: Don't chew on the tees. One golfer who was in the habit of gnawing while he played overdosed on pesticides after playing 36 holes in one day.

* The longest word in the English language that can be typed using only one hand is "stewardesses."

* It's been reported that the last words of 19-century American author, essayist, biographer and historian...



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