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Strange But True: November 28, 2019

 

November 28, 2019



STRANGE BUT TRUE

By Samantha Weaver

* It was Lebanese poet Kahlil Gibran who made the following sage observation: "I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers."

* Those who study such things have determined that one out of every four alcoholic drinks consumed in the world has vodka in it.

* Famed actor Clark Gable, dubbed the King of Hollywood, was once a hobo.

* At some point you've almost certainly heard a coward described as "lily-livered," but did you ever wonder where that exp...



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