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Friday, June 23, 2017

Greetings Infomaniacs,

Congratulations to Bill Quibell who won this week's "Mind Scrambler". Here was the scrambler:

I come in different shapes and sizes. Part of me are curves, others are straight. You can put me anywhere you like, but there is only one right place for me.

What am I?

ANSWER: Jigsaw puzzle piece.

Enjoy!

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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "Human beings need pleasure the way they need vitamins."

HINT: (1937- ), is a Canadian-born, American-based anthropologist.

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RANDOM TIDBITS

Cheesemaking has been around for nearly 4,000 years, according to the International Dairy Foods Association. Though no one really knows who made the very first cheese, historical records indicate that travelers from Asia brought their technique of cheesemaking to Europe before the Roman Empire.

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U.S. per capita cheese consumption is about 34 pounds per person-that's more than one full ton of cheese during the average lifetime. The French eat the most cheese, putting away an average of 57 pounds per person a year.

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Wisconsin has the most cheesemaking plants in the U.S. with 90 percent of the state's milk being made into cheese-about 2.8 billion pounds per year.

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It takes about 10 pounds of milk to make one pound of cheese, according to the Wisconsin Milk Marketing board.

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Mozzarella cheese is the biggest-selling cheese variety in the U.S., followed by Cheddar.

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The world's most expensive sandwich is Serendipity's "Quintessential Grilled Cheese" made with Caciocavallo Podolico cheese, a rare Italian variety made from the milk of free-ranging cows fed a diet of fennel grasses and wild strawberries, with a truffle spread and gold flakes. It retails for $214. P.S. It is no longer on the menu, but you can still special order it.




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*** Weekly Mind-Scrambler ***

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Answer will be posted in Friday's Trivia Today. Good Luck! If your name appears in Friday's newsletter, EMAIL MICHELE your complete name and address to be shipped your prize.

Be sure to put "Winner" in the subject line.

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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "Human beings need pleasure the way they need vitamins."

ANSWER: Lionel Tiger

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