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Leslie Elman

09/09/2019 - 2:00pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: September 9, 2019 Although she knew she was a carrier of typhoid, Mary Mallon worked as a cook in and around New York City. That’s how she spread the disease to more than 20 people before she was caught and institutionalized in 1907. When she was released, she went right back to cooking — and infecting people. After another typhoid outbreak was traced to...
09/03/2019 - 9:30pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: September 2, 2019 Few figures from mythology worked harder than Hercules, who performed 12 seemingly impossible tasks assigned to him by King Eurystheus. The last of the “Labors of Hercules” involved capturing the three-headed dog, Cerberus, guard of the underworld, and delivering him to the king. When...
08/26/2019 - 3:23pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: August 26, 2019 The idea of counting sheep to fall asleep might come from a fable in the 12th-century book “Disciplina clericalis.” To help a king fall asleep, the royal storyteller invents the tale of a man who buys a thousand sheep at a fair. While bringing the sheep home, the man has to carry them across...
08/19/2019 - 12:47pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: August 19, 2019 Fifty-five of the 181 paintings by Mexican artist Frida Kahlo were self-portraits. Eight of those show her with the spider monkeys she kept as pets at her home La Casa Azul — the Blue House — in Mexico City. The Museum of Modern Art in New York owns one of her “monkey portraits.”...
08/12/2019 - 3:37pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: August 12, 2019 Men’s lacrosse was a medal event at the 1904 and 1908 Summer Olympics, with Canadian teams winning both times. It reappeared as a demonstration sport in 1928, 1932 and 1948. The team from Johns Hopkins University represented the U.S. in 1932, and the team from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute was...
08/05/2019 - 9:08am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: August 5, 2019 The first Siamese cat in the United States belonged to Lucy Webb Hayes, wife of President Rutherford B. Hayes. In 1878, David Sickels, the American consul in Bangkok, had the cat shipped from Siam (now Thailand) to Hong Kong where she caught a ship to San Francisco and was transported via Wells Fargo to...
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