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Neither a borrower nor a lender be…

From the always-amusing Passive-Aggressive Notes, more evidence (as if anyone needed it) that friendship and finance can sometimes be tough to mix…

As we refrain from putting the “pound” into “compound interest,” we might recall that it was on this date in 1904, at Kitty Hawk, N.C., that Wilbur Wright won a coin toss and piloted the first attempt to fly the Wright Brothers’ original powered airplane… stalling after three seconds.  Three days later, it was Orville’s turn… and he made history, piloting the famous first flight.

Wilbur, running beside his brother, as he waited for it to be his turn again (source)

 

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