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Leslie Elman

11/05/2018 - 9:56am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: November 5, 2018 When Mary Whiton Calkins earned her doctorate in psychology from Harvard in 1894, the university refused to award it. Even though her work had been supervised by a Harvard professor, the university didn’t admit women as students. Instead, she was offered a degree from Radcliffe, Harvard’s “sister school.” She declined that offer...
09/24/2018 - 10:28am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: September 24, 2018 Reader Sarah Lennon of Indiana inspired this Trivia Bit about Indiana native Dick Weber, 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...
09/17/2018 - 10:51am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: September 17, 2018 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...
09/10/2018 - 9:42pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: September 10, 2018 Though it was intended for both men and women, from its earliest days Vogue magazine’s readership skewed heavily toward women interested in fashion. Dressmaker Rosa Payne saw that as a marketing opportunity. In 1905, she persuaded the magazine’s publisher to offer her own hand-cut...
08/27/2018 - 8:59am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: August 27, 2018 “Gray’s Anatomy,” the 1858 medical reference book (not to be confused with “Grey’s Anatomy,” the medical TV drama), is attributed to Henry Gray, a medical instructor at St. George’s Hospital in London. It wouldn’t be what it is without 360-plus detailed...
08/20/2018 - 2:09pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: August 20, 2018 Chad, China, Guinea, Morocco and Turkey have something in common besides being nations of the world. They’re also five of the 13 countries whose names in lowercase are acceptable words in standard Scrabble. A chad, as everyone recalls from the 2000 U.S. presidential election, is a fragment of paper...
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