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Friday, November 18, 2016

Greetings Infomaniacs,

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

Who makes it, has no need of it.
Who buys it, has no use for it.
Who uses it can neither see nor feel it.

What is it?

ANSWER: A coffin.

Enjoy!

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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "There is nothing so well known as that we should not expect something for nothing - but we all do and call it Hope."

HINT: (1853-1937), American novelist and newspaper and magazine editor in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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RANDOM TIDBITS

Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), America's most famous female poet, published only seven poems in her lifetime; all were published anonymously and against her will. It wasn't until after her death, at 56, that her nearly 2000 poems were discovered.

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Sharks and rays share the same kind of skin: instead of scales, they have small tooth-like spikes called denticles. The spikes are so sharp that shark skin has long been used as sandpaper.

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More than 50 percent of the people who are bitten by venomous snakes in the United States and who go untreated still survive.

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During the first 90 years of this century, the USA dominated the race for the title of the tallest building in the world. In 1974 Chicago's Sears Tower was completed, and generally seen as the 'tallest building' in the world. Sears Tower held on to that title for over 20 years.

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A mile on the ocean and a mile on land are not the same distance. On the ocean, a nautical mile measures 6,080 feet. A land or statute mile is 5,280 feet.

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To clean tarnished copper bottoms of pots and pans, spread a little ketchup onto the bottom. Let it sit for a couple minutes. Wipe it clean and rinse.




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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: "There is nothing so well known as that we should not expect something for nothing - but we all do and call it Hope."

ANSWER: Edgar Howe.

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