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Leslie Elman

10/19/2021 - 12:26am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: October 16, 2021 Four is the only number equal to the number of letters in its English name. The same is true for vier, the German word for four. The Spanish word for five is cinco — five letters. And tre, the word for three in Italian, Danish, Swedish and Norwegian, has three letters. Just something to think about. PLENTY of female writers have used men’s...
10/12/2021 - 8:04pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: October 8, 2021 Since 1994, the unit of currency in Croatia has been the kuna, which can be divided into 100 lipa. Kuna is the Croatian word for marten, a northern forest mammal whose pelts were traded like currency and used to pay taxes in Croatia during the Middle Ages. Lipa is the Croatian word for linden tree,...
10/04/2021 - 8:57pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: October 4, 2021 All black grouper fish are born female. About half of them become male when they mature and reach adult size: 3 or 4 feet from the tip of the snout to the point at which the tail fin branches into a fork. That measurement, used more often by scientists than fishermen, is known as fork length, abbreviated...
09/28/2021 - 7:45pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: September 27, 2021 At age 26, composer Richard Wagner was working as an orchestra conductor in Riga, Latvia, and he was deeply in debt. So, he decided to run from his creditors by hopping a ship to London. His voyage in 1839 was perilous, and it didn’t solve his money problems, but it did inspire him to write the...
09/21/2021 - 2:53pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: September 17, 2021 Dick Weber was professional bowling’s first bona fide superstar. A founding member of the Professional Bowlers Association, Weber won 30 PBA Tour titles in his career and is one of only two bowlers to win PBA championships in six different decades. (The other is Johnny Petraglia.) Lesser-known...
09/14/2021 - 11:38pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: September 13, 2021 Melissopalynology is the study of the pollen bees collect to make honey. (“Melissa” is the ancient Greek word for “bee”; palynology, the study of pollen and spores, comes from the ancient Greek word for “scatter.”) In use since the 1890s to determine a honey’s...
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