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What people call a “climbing rose” is only a rose with extra long cane that can be tied as it grows to a trellis or whatever. None has tendrils or suction cups or anything else to let it cling. There’s no such thing as a “climbing” rose.

Thomas Jefferson said, “Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies.”

Q. What kind of beer does Pope John Paul II drink?

A. Zywiec beer is what he has imported from Poland in the past. His current intake, if any, is not in today’s record at hand.

One poll suggests a third of the high school English teachers in this country don’t have public library cards.

Word is that the entire continent of North America rises as much as half a foot when the moon is directly overhead.

If the medical researchers have it right, approximately twice as many women as men at any given time have headaches.

Most people who elect to claim lucky numbers for themselves usually pick either three or seven.

If you calculate by strength to relative weight, you can say the bumble bee is about 150 times as strong as an elephant.

Alaska has more volcanoes than any other state.

Claim is people worldwide eat about 1,000 species of insects.

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