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Strange But True




 

 

• It was French playwright Albert Guinon who made the following sage observation: “When everyone is against you, it means that you are absolutely wrong — or absolutely right.”

• If you’re like the average man, you have roughly 15,000 whiskers on your face. (Yes, that pun was intended.)

• That loose debris floating around up in space is actually traveling at about 44,000 miles per second.

• Every July 4 weekend, the town of Austin, Minn., hosts the SPAM Cookoff, featuring such delicacies as SPAM pizza, SPAM kabobs, SPAM Caesar salad, SPAM spring rolls, SPAM mousse, SPAM strudel and, yes, SPAM cheesecake.

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Thought for the Day: “The very purpose of existence is to reconcile the glowing opinion we have of ourselves with the appalling things that other people think about us.” — Quentin Crisp

(c) 2009 King Features Synd.

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