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Friday, September 1, 2017

Greetings Infomaniacs,

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

It's not a bird, though feathered, and
it has a mobile nest.
It's quick in flight and, having flown,
it always stops to rest.

What am I?

ANSWER: An arrow

Enjoy!

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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "I have no name: I am but two days old. What shall I call thee? I happy am, Joy is my name. sweet joy befall thee!"

HINT: (1757-1827) was an English poet, painter, and printmaker.

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Tonya Harding was the first American ice skater to successfully land a triple axel in competition.

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If you have a 'Sister Joseph's Nodule,' you have been diagnosed with belly-button cancer.

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Hummingbirds live an average of 5 years. They are hatched from eggs that are so small that a penny would cover three of them. Hummingbirds are usually hatched in pairs in nests that average 1.5 inches in diameter.

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The average age of a French oak tree harvested to make wine barrels is 170 years old. This is because the older oak tends to be denser. This is good for adding flavor to wine.

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The only two spots below sea level in the United States are Death Valley, CA and New Orleans, LA. Death Vally is 282 feet below sea level and New Orleans is 8 feet.




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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "I have no name: I am but two days old. What shall I call thee? I happy am, Joy is my name. sweet joy befall thee!"

HINT: William Blake

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