Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Trivia Tuesday

Watermelon is summer's most popular vegetable. It is part of the cucumber, pumpkin, and squash family. The average American eats 15 pounds of watermelon a year and these juicy favorites are 92 percent water.





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Each of the suits on a deck of cards represents the four major pillars of the economy in the middle ages: heart represented the Church, spades represented the military, clubs represented agriculture, and diamonds represented the merchant class.




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Charlie Brown's father was a barber.

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Rhode Island is the smallest state with the longest name. The official name, used on all state documents, is "Rhode Island and Providence Plantations."

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The centerpiece of the Oklahoma City governor's mansion is a swimming pool in the shape of the state of Oklahoma.


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The only number whose letters are in alphabetical order is 40 (f-o-r-t-y).

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Reno, Nevada is farther west than Los Angeles.

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Sea water, loaded with mineral salts, weighs about a pound and a half more per cubit foot than fresh water at the same temperature.

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F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novels like "The Great Gatsby" didn't become successful until after his death.




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The characters of Homer, Marge, Lisa, and Maggie were given the same first names as Simpsons creator Matt Groening's real-life father, mother, and two sisters.


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So now we know! (if you didn't already)

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