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Strange But True: November 21, 2019


November 21, 2019

* It was 19th-century German poet Johann Peter Eckermann who made the following sage observation: "Invention requires an excited mind; execution, a calm one."

* Those who study such things say that if you want to know if someone is likely to keep your secrets, you should look at their birth order in the family. First-born children tend to be better at keeping secrets than kids born later.

* According to biologists, young giraffes have been known to grow up to half an inch per hour.

* You might be surprised to learn that in addition to being the father of our country, George Washington w...

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