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Friday, August 18, 2017

Greetings Infomaniacs,

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

One strand dangles.
Two strands twist.
Three or more can
fashion this.

ANSWER: A braid.

Enjoy!

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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "Don't be afraid to take a big step. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps."

HINT: (1863-1945), was a British Liberal politician and statesman.

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RANDOM TIDBITS

On average, Americans purchase 12.3 million cases of tequila a year.

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Tequila is Mexico's national drink. While Mexico is where tequila originated (more on that later), the United States consumes twice as much tequila.

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Good tequila, supposedly, does not result in hangovers. That said, it does have a mild hallucinogenic effect.

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Tequila is made of blue agave Jalisco which is produced in select states in Mexico, including: Guanajuato, Michoacan, Nayarit, and Tamaulipas.

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Tequila was first created in Tequila, Mexico in the 1500s by the Spanish. The native Aztecs are said to have made a beverage from the blue agave before the Spanish but there's no information regarding whether or not that drink was similar to Tequila.

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Wondering what the most expensive bottle of Tequila is? A bottle of Platinum & White gold tequila sold for $225,000 in 2006.




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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "Don't be afraid to take a big step. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps."

ANSWER: David Lloyd George.

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