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Strange But True




 

 

• It was American singer Josh Groban who made the following sage observation: “There’s no half-singing in the shower, you’re either a rock star or an opera diva.”

• If you’re considering having a child sometime in the near future, you might want to consider this: It’s said that the cost of caring for a newborn during its first year of life is more than $6,000.

• In 1986, actor and director Clint Eastwood took on a new and unfamiliar role: political candidate. He ran for mayor of Carmel, Calif. He defeated the incumbent mayor in a landslide, and he kept the position for two years. His salary? A whopping $200 per week.

• Often these days you’ll see someone carrying a tiny dog around with them, but you might be surprised to learn that this is not an entirely new fashion. In ancient Rome and Greece it was not uncommon for a noble lady to carry her tiny Maltese dog around in the sleeve of her robe.


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