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Friday, July 21, 2017

Greetings Infomaniacs,

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

Some are quick to take it.
Others must be coaxed.
Those who choose to take it
gain and lose the most.

ANSWER: Risk.

Enjoy!

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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "Energy and persistence conquer all things."

HINT: (1706 - 1790), was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat.

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RANDOM TIDBITS

During World War II the U.S. government used 260 million pounds of instant coffee.

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Flavored coffees are created after the roasting process by applying flavored oils specially created to use on coffee beans.

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In 1670, Dorothy Jones of Boston was granted a license to sell coffee, and so became the first American coffee trader.

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In 1727, as a result of seedlings smuggled from Paris, coffee plants first were cultivated in Brazil.

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Milk as an additive to coffee became popular in the 1680's, when a French physician recommended that cafe au lait be used for medicinal purposes.

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Roasted coffee beans start to lose small amounts of flavor within two weeks. Ground coffee begins to lose its flavor in one hour. Brewed coffee and espresso begins to lose flavor within minutes.




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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "Energy and persistence conquer all things."

ANSWER: Benjamin Franklin.

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