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Leslie Elman

04/15/2019 - 1:06pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: April 15, 2019 Probably the oldest still-active collegiate a cappella group in the United States is the Yale Whiffenpoofs, founded in 1909. Although “a cappella” refers to unaccompanied singing “in chapel style,” collegiate a cappella groups are known for their unconventional renditions of all types of music — and for their unconventional...
03/04/2019 - 7:07pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: March 4, 2019 Gout, rickets, kidney stones, colic, anemia, scurvy and the all-encompassing melancholy — Daffy’s Elixir cured them all, according to Anthony Daffy of Nottingham, England, who started marketing his secret formula around 1673. The concoction was distilled alcohol infused with licorice root,...
02/25/2019 - 10:39am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: February 25, 2019 In the 16th century, it was fashionable for women to whiten their skin using a compound of white lead known as Venetian ceruse. Made from the white residue produced by soaking metallic white lead in vinegar, the white pigment was also used by painters. The problem was, white lead is toxic, and it...
02/18/2019 - 11:09am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: February 18, 2019 George Washington was born in Virginia on Feb. 11, 1731, according to the Julian calendar, which Great Britain and its colonies were using at the time. In 1752, however, Great Britain changed to the Gregorian calendar, which necessitated the recalculation of birthdates and anniversaries. By the new...
02/11/2019 - 8:12am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: February 11, 2019 In China, Nov. 11 has become known as Singles Day. (The date is written 11/11. One one one one — get it?) The idea may have originated with some university students who were tired of holidays celebrating couples and families and felt it was time the singletons got some love. In 2009, online...
02/04/2019 - 10:41am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: February 4, 2019 Francois’ langurs are primates found in parts of Vietnam, Laos and China. As adults, they’re jet-black with distinctive white facial markings that look like sideburns, but the babies are born with bright orange fur that makes them easy to spot in a crowd. Francois’ langurs live in...
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