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Friday, October 14, 2016

Greetings Infomaniacs,

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

I have a many legs, but cannot stand.
I have a long neck, but I have no head.
I cannot walk and I cannot see
But I keep things neat and tidy as can be.

What am I?

ANSWER: A broom.

Enjoy!

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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy the ice cream while it's on your plate."

HINT: (1897-1975), American writer of innovative plays and novels.

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RANDOM TIDBITS

Americans are the No. 1 consumers of ice cream worldwide, eating 48 pints of ice cream per person every year on average.

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Immigrants at Ellis Island were served ice cream as part of the welcoming to America.

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About nine percent of all the milk produced by U.S. dairy farmers is used to produce ice cream.

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Vanilla is the most popular flavor, accounting for 20-29 percent of overall sales of ice cream with chocolate coming in a distant second.

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The Library of Congress possesses a copy of a recipe for vanilla ice cream used by Thomas Jefferson written in Jefferson's own hand. President George Washington allocated a total of $200 on ice cream purchases during the hot summer of 1790.

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Charles E. Minches of St. Louis, Missouri is said to have invented the ice cream cone in 1904 at the World's Fair in St. Louis when he filled a pastry cone with two scoops of ice cream.

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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy the ice cream while it's on your plate."

ANSWER: Thornton Wilder.

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