Content for Sunday, November 29, 1998

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Does salt content affect how fast a surfer can surf?

Dear M.A.: Tropical waves are "faster," allowing for smaller, thinner boards and more fun. Up north it's like surfing with the emergency brake stuck on. It's the salt. The spray from northern waves often smells ...

During World War II, were Germans rounded up by Ecuadorian governments and sent to concentration camps in Texas?

Matmail: On vacation in Ecuador, I met an 80-year-old man who claims that during World War II, he and his German parents were rounded up by the Ecuadorian government at the request of the U.S. ...

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