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Friday, June 22, 2018

Greetings Infomaniacs,

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

With pointed fangs I sit and wait, with piercing force I serve out fate. Grabbing bloodless victims, proclaiming my might; physically joining with a single bite.

What am I?

ANSWER: A stapler.

Enjoy!

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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "I have vision, and the rest of the world wears bifocals."

HINT: (1866-1908), notorious American train robber, bank robber, and leader of the Wild Bunch Gang in the American Old West.

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RANDOM TIDBITS

Billy the Kid's first crime was stealing clothes from a Chinese laundry.

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Two black aces and eights are called the "dead man's hand." It's what Wild Bill Hickok was holding when he was shot dead in the Number Ten Saloon in Deadwood, Dakota Territory.

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The notorious Black Bart (Charles E. Bolton) robbed 27 Wells Fargo stagecoaches in his day; on his release from San Quentin prison, he disappeared and was never heard from again.

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Cowboys called jail the hoosegow after the Spanish word juzgado, meaning "court of justice."

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Buckeroo is the anglicized form of vaquero, the Spanish word for cowboy.

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Legendary Johnny Ringo didn't die with his boots on - his killer made him take them off before shooting him.




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*** Weekly Mind-Scrambler ***

Look for a new mind scrambler in Monday's issue of Trivia!

Submit your answer by clicking: TheDailyTease

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: "I have vision, and the rest of the world wears bifocals."

ANSWER: Butch Cassidy.

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