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Strange But True


October 24, 2019

* It was Marquette University basketball coach and beloved national basketball commentator Al McGuire who made the following sage observation: "The world is run by C students."

* There were no armadillos in Texas until the 1840s.

* Many people think that adding cream to coffee makes it colder, but that's only partially correct. As it turns out, after cooling the coffee a little bit, the cream forms a layer of fat molecules across the surface, insulating the coffee and keeping it warmer longer.

* Those who study such things say that only about half the French-speaking people in the world...

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