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Leslie Elman

06/19/2017 - 3:38pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: June 19, 2017 Vincent Van Gogh painted “The Starry Night” in June 1889, while he was residing in a mental asylum in the south of France. The scene matches the view from his bedroom window in many respects. Astronomers and art historians have even found that it replicates the position of stars and planets in the night sky at the time it was painted,...
06/12/2017 - 9:12am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: June 12, 2017 Bitterroot is the state flower of Montana. Its scientific name is Lewisia rediviva for Meriwether Lewis, who collected samples of it for botanical research. The “rediviva” part of the name refers to the plant’s capacity to revive even after it had been without soil or water for its...
05/29/2017 - 8:35am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: May 29, 2017 The U.S. Military Academy Class of 1846 stands out as possibly the most poignant in West Point’s history. Those 59 classmates, who studied, trained and made friendships together at the academy, included 22 who achieved the rank of general during the American Civil War — 12 on the Union side and...
05/22/2017 - 9:09am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: May 22, 2017 On May 22, 1960, a 9.5 magnitude earthquake occurred near Valdivia, Chile. It remains the largest magnitude earthquake ever recorded. Tsunamis resulting from the quake caused destruction and loss of life in Southern California, Hawaii and as far away as Japan and Alaska. Four years later came the Great...
05/15/2017 - 8:46am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: May 15, 2017 In poetry, an anapest is a group of three syllables: Two unstressed and one stressed. A poem written in anapestic tetrameter has four anapests in each line. (The prefix tetra means four.) It all sounds very fancy, until you realize that much of the poetry you loved best as a kid — and possibly still...
05/08/2017 - 7:09am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: May 8, 2017 Helen Magill White was the first woman to earn a Ph.D. in the United States, receiving a doctorate in Greek from Boston University in 1877, the year she turned 24. By that time, she was already comfortable being an academic pioneer. She had been the only female student in her class at Boston Public Latin...
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