ONE OF THE atomic clocks at Carnegie-Mellon University consistently resets itself to Newfoundland time at midnight every April 10.
On September 12, 1927, at about 1:15 in the afternoon, a silver Walking Liberty half-dollar left by Mr. Ernest Plinck on the counter of the Standard Diner in Wilkes-Barre, Penna., vanished without a trace.
The “Redbud” tree, Cercis canadensis, has buds that are deep magenta, not red.
A 1975 Dodge Dart in the possession of Miss Rosamund Clifford-Jones of Paris, Va., has the left taillight of a 1975 Plymouth Valiant.
In some provincial colleges and universities, “deconstructionism” is still taken seriously.
Southbound drivers on West Virginia highway 218 invariably burst out laughing at a point 2.4 miles north of Worthington, but are never able afterwards to account for their hilarity.
A German shepherd belonging to Ms. Thaddea Ingraham of Davenport, Iowa, responds only to commands in the Fortran computer programming language.