Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

Strange But True

2013 – 16

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

2013 – 16

• It was nationally syndicated newspaper columnist L.M. Boyd who made the following sage observation: “Anyone who eats three meals a day should understand why cookbooks outsell sex books three to one.” • The game of Chinese...

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2013 – 15

Monday, April 15th, 2013

2013 – 15

• It was beloved American humorist Will Rogers who made the following sage observation: “Everything is funny as long as it’s happening to somebody else.” • In 1952, in an otherwise rather uninteresting hockey game, Bill Mosienko,...

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2013 – 14

Monday, April 8th, 2013

2013 – 14

• It was pioneering science-fiction author H.G. Wells who made the following sage observation: “Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.” • In a match between a 200-pound mountain lion and a 20-pound porcupine, the lion is...

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2013 – 13

Monday, April 1st, 2013

2013 – 13

• It was pioneering British director of suspense films Alfred Hitchcock who made the following sage observation: “The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.” • If you’re an...

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2013 – 12

Monday, March 25th, 2013

2013 – 12

• It was world champion race-car driver Mario Andretti who made the following sage observation: “Everything comes to those who wait … except a cat.” • Those who study such things say it takes three apples to...

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2013 – 11

Monday, March 18th, 2013

2013 – 11

• It was Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist Pearl S. Buck who made the following sage observation: “All things are possible until they are proved impossible, and even the impossible may only be so as of now.” •...

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2013 – 10

Monday, March 11th, 2013

2013 – 10

• It was Robert Kennedy who made the following sage observation: “One-fifth of the people are against everything all the time.” • An adult ostrich can reach up to 9 feet in height and weigh upward of...

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2013 – 09

Monday, March 4th, 2013

2013 – 09

• President Harry Truman was once told there were ghosts in the White House. His response? “I’m sure they’re here, and I’m not half so alarmed at meeting up with any of them as I am at...

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2013 – 08

Monday, February 25th, 2013

2013 – 08

• It was screenwriter, playwright, novelist, director and producer Ben Hecht who made the following sage observation: “Trying to determine what is going on in the world by reading newspapers is like trying to tell the time...

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2013 – 07

Monday, February 18th, 2013

2013 – 07

• It was former heavyweight champion and social activist Muhammad Ali who made the following observation: “A nation is only as good as its women.” • During World War I, fully one-third of all men in England...

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