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Leslie Elman

01/22/2020 - 11:55am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: January 20, 2020 Classic Hollywood films such as “Born Yesterday” and “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” were shot on location at the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., with characters touring the rotunda and other public areas. The legislative chambers were off-limits, however. So, Mr. Smith’s famous filibuster scene was filmed on a...
01/13/2020 - 10:24pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: January 13, 2020 Although it originated earlier, the term “goody two-shoes” was popularized by a 1765 children’s book called “The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes.” It was the tale of an orphan girl — real name Margery Meanwell — so poor she had only one shoe but so pure of...
01/07/2020 - 12:57pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: January 6, 2020 The image of Benjamin Franklin on the U.S. $100 bill from 1929 to 1996 was based on the so-called fur-collar portrait painted by French artist Joseph Siffred Duplessis in 1778. In it, Franklin is wearing a red coat with a fur collar. The 1996 redesign of the $100 bill features a different portrait of...
01/01/2020 - 11:27am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: December 30, 2019 The word “gas” comes from the Greek word “chaos,” meaning disorder. Around 1630, Flemish scientist Jean Baptiste van Helmont first referred to gas in a scientific context to describe a vaporous state of matter that wasn’t solid and wasn’t liquid but existed...
12/23/2019 - 10:09pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: December 23, 2019 Thomas Edison tested his motion picture cameras by staging and filming boxing matches at his studio in West Orange, New Jersey. In June 1894, he filmed Mike Leonard and Jack Cushing going six rounds “full of hard fighting, clever hits ... body blows and some slugging.” In September 1894,...
12/16/2019 - 5:59pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: December 16, 2019 Every fire department in Chile is staffed by volunteer firefighters, from the smallest towns to major cities such as Santiago and Valparaiso. It’s been that way since the first corps of “bomberos” was organized in Valparaiso in 1851, making Chile possibly the only nation in the world...
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