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By Samantha Weaver
The Times 

Strange But True


December 7, 2017

* In Finland, it is traditional to pay a visit to the steam baths on Christmas Day. Nice and clean, Finns then put on new clothes before enjoying their Christmas dinner, which is served in the evening.

* The nation of Canada has the longest coastline in the world.

* Lots of people dislike lawyers, right? You might be surprised to learn, though, that it isn’t a new phenomenon. In fact, in 1641 the Massachusetts Bay colony made it illegal for anyone to earn money by representing another in court, and in 1658, the legislature of Virginia passed legislation expelling all lawyers.

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