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Friday, October 20, 2017

Greetings Infomaniacs,

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

Guided, I am scraping along,
leaving behind my snow white dust
against that which I am scraping,
for when I am scraping, I must.

ANSWER: Chalk.

Enjoy!

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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "Never put an age limit on your dreams."

HINT: (1967- ), is an American former competition swimmer who is a twelve-time Olympic medalist and former world record-holder in three events.

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RANDOM TIDBITS

The ancient Greek city of Megara held a version of the Olympic Games that included a kissing contest. Only boys were allowed to enter.

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PE teachers were originally banned from the modern Olympics because they were professionals.

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At the 1908 Olympic Games in London, Great Britain won gold, silver and bronze in the tug of war.

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The fastest 100 meters run by an eight-year-old today would have won bronze at the 1896 Olympics.

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The 1988 Olympics included the sport of solo synchronized swimming.

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The Kalenjin people of Kenya make up 0.05% of the world's population but have won almost 50% of its major distance-running events since 1980.




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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "Never put an age limit on your dreams."

ANSWER: Dara Torres.

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