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The best sentences we read today

-- "Americans bought as many electric bicycles as they did electric cars last year."

-- "The fact is, wild pigs have overrun the planet."

-- "Let me double down on the 'wait, what?' statement from before."

-- "Two-thirds of global inequality can be found between countries rather than within countries."

-- "While we should do all we can to wipe out $1.25 a day poverty by 2030—and celebrate that day when it comes—that’s not the time to declare victory."

-- "In China, 87 percent of the population shares 100 names."

-- "Webster favored simplifying the spelling of American English, and although we follow him on most points, this is where the founding editors of The New Yorker departed from Webster."



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