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Subject: Today I learned…
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Date: 2020-02-11T22:50:59
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  • There's a Deaf Smith County in Texas.

  • It's named after Deaf Smith. What did I expect?

  • Deaf Smith was born Erastus Smith. His nickname was because he had a hearing impairment.

  • The smell of burnt matches is caused by sulfur dioxide.

  • The Big Dictionary's earliest citation for the phrase “R&D” is from Pohl and Kornbluth's novel The Space Merchants.