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Strange But True: June 18, 2020

 


* Following the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, thousands of hairstylists and alpaca farmers donated over 19 warehouses worth of cut hair to help absorb the spilled oil.

* Los Angeles' full name is "El Pueblo Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula," or "Town of Our Lady the Queen of Angels of the River Porciuncula." Now you know why people usually just call it "L.A."

* Sex expert Dr. Ruth was trained as a sniper by the Israeli military.

* Looking for the perfect gift for the object of your affection? How about a toilet seat? Don't laugh -- that's what Ben Affleck gave...



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