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TIL the mathematician George Dantzig solved two of the most famous problems of statistics, because he came into class too late to hear that they were supposed to be unsolvable

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TIL the mathematician George Dantzig solved two of the most famous problems of statistics, because he came into class too late to hear that they were supposed to be unsolvable submitted by bytelines [link] [395 comments] Source: top scoring links

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For people with names that have accents, am I supposed to call them the accented name or their name with my accent?

For people with names that have accents, am I supposed to call them the accented name or their name with my accent? I know that's probably worded weirdly, but, for example: a Mexican woman named Ana, should I be pronouncing

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For people with names that have accents, am I supposed to call them the accented name or their name with my accent?

For people with names that have accents, am I supposed to call them the accented name or their name with my accent? I know that's probably worded weirdly, but, for example: a Mexican woman named Ana, should I be pronouncing

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For people with names that have accents, am I supposed to call them the accented name or their name with my accent?

For people with names that have accents, am I supposed to call them the accented name or their name with my accent? I know that's probably worded weirdly, but, for example: a Mexican woman named Ana, should I be pronouncing

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TIL that Stephen King has made large charitable donations without announcing them because he was “raised firmly to believe that if you give away money and you make a big deal of it so that everybody sees it, that’s hubris. (…) you’re not supposed to make a big deal about it.”

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TIL that Stephen King has made large charitable donations without announcing them because he was “raised firmly to believe that if you give away money and you make a big deal of it so that everybody sees it, that’s hubris.

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YSK That a Costco pepperoni pizza is supposed to have 60 pepperonis on it and a combo or pepperoni and sausage is supposed to have 36, if you get less you are being short changed.

YSK That a Costco pepperoni pizza is supposed to have 60 pepperonis on it and a combo or pepperoni and sausage is supposed to have 36, if you get less you are being short changed. I began working at the

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What happened to the Saudi teen that was supposed to be executed last month? Why does nobody talk about him anymore?

What happened to the Saudi teen that was supposed to be executed last month? Why does nobody talk about him anymore? I google his name Ali Mohammed Baqir al-Nimr and the last news update is from September 30th, with no

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Why are you not supposed to scuba dive if you have asthma?

Why are you not supposed to scuba dive if you have asthma? Why are you not supposed to scuba dive if you have asthma? submitted by SaltyApeNipples [link] [2 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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YSK you’re not supposed to reheat rice

YSK you’re not supposed to reheat rice Rice contains a bacterium which thrives in cool or room temperature rice. When you reheat leftovers, even if you cooled the rice to below 40 degrees Fahrenheit within one hour of cooking, the

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Lets settle this once and for all. How am I supposed to pronounce “gyro”?

Lets settle this once and for all. How am I supposed to pronounce “gyro”? Is it "euro" or "hero" or "giro". submitted by boobubum [link] [16 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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