• strict warning: Non-static method view::load_views() should not be called statically in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 864.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::db_objects() should not be called statically in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/includes/view.inc on line 1417.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_argument::init() should be compatible with views_handler::init(&$view, $options) in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_argument.inc on line 744.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 607.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 607.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter_node_status::operator_form() should be compatible with views_handler_filter::operator_form(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/modules/node/views_handler_filter_node_status.inc on line 13.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_style_default::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_style_default.inc on line 24.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_validate() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_validate(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 134.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_submit(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 134.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/conserva/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 906.

Leslie Elman

06/26/2017 - 8:26am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: June 26, 2017 Equus simplicidens is commonly known as the Hagerman horse, for Hagerman, Idaho, where its fossilized remains were discovered in 1928. Closely related to zebras — although possibly lacking a striped coat — Hagerman horses disappeared from North America about 10,000 years ago, so finding their remains was big news for paleontologists. Three...
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...
05/01/2017 - 6:14am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: MAY 1, 2017 Regarding a recent Trivia Bits column about the two Harrison Fords with stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, reader Diane Dunn asks whether Harrison Ford, the silent film star, was a member of the Screen Actors Guild (now SAG-AFTRA). He was, indeed, an active SAG member from October 1940 to October 1942. He...
04/24/2017 - 6:14am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: April 24, 2017 Chinese checkers is sort of like checkers, but it’s definitely not Chinese. It’s based on a game called Halma — from the Greek word for “jump” — devised in the 1880s by a Massachusetts surgeon named George Howard Monks and inspired by an older English game called...
04/17/2017 - 11:36am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: April 17, 2017 Most people know George Clooney from his role as Dr. Doug Ross in the TV medical drama “ER,” but years earlier he played an ongoing role as Ace, an emergency medical technician, in another show called “E/R.” The earlier “E/R” (distinguished by the slash in its title)...
04/10/2017 - 7:05am
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: April 10, 2017 The Liberty Bell isn’t the only famous bell with a characteristic crack. Big Ben, the great clock tower bell at the Houses of Parliament in London, was cast twice and cracked twice. The first Big Ben cracked beyond repair in 1857 while it was being tested. The second lasted for about three months...
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