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Friday, November 11, 2016

Greetings Infomaniacs,

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

What ends in a W, has no beginning, and is always in the present?

ANSWER: Now.

Enjoy!

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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave."

HINT: (1736-1799), was an American attorney, planter and politician who became known as an orator during the movement for independence in Virginia in the 1770s.

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RANDOM TIDBITS

Celebrated annually on November 11th, Veterans Day is the anniversary of the end of World War I.

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There are 19.6 million veterans in the United States. There are 1.6 million female veterans. There are 9.3 million U.S. veterans are over the age of 65.

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There are 39,890 veterans of World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War still living.

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It was in 1919 that President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed November 11 as Armistice Day. In 1938, it became a federal holiday.

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In 1968, Congress changed the date of Veterans Day to the fourth Monday in October in order to give federal employees a three-day weekend. However, in 1975, President Gerald Ford changed the date of Veterans Day back to November 11.

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On November 11, 1921, the first Unknown Soldier is reburied at Arlington National Cemetery. The tomb has the words inscribed, "Here rests in honored glory An American Soldier Known but to God."




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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave."

ANSWER: Patrick Henry.

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