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November 02, 2018

Greetings Infomaniacs,

Handy HintsCongratulations to Stephen Zvanya who won this week's "Mind Scrambler". Here was the scrambler:

A trail, a union, together tied.
Come across me and you will find,
you cannot change the course I'm on,
without me you cannot travel on.

What am I?

ANSWER: Railroad tracks.


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QUOTE: "I have enough money to last me the rest of my life, unless I buy something."

HINT: (1931- ), born Yacov Moshe Maza, he is an American stand-up comedian and movie actor.


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The first U.S. cent, which was the size of today's 50-cent piece, was coined in 1793. In 1856 the mint produced the first penny of today's size.


Abraham Lincoln was the first president to be depicted on a U.S. coin, a penny issued in 1909. The penny is the only U.S. coin where the person faces right instead of left.


The 1921 Alabama Centennial half-dollar was the first U.S. coin designed by a woman, Laura Gardin Fraser.


When the Citizens Bank of Tenino, Washington, closed on December 5, 1931, the town was without ready cash to do business, so denominations of 25 cents, 50 cents and $1 were printed on three-ply Sitka spruce wood, the first wooden money issued as legal tender in the United States.


Booker T. Washington was the first African American to be depicted on a U.S. coin, a half-dollar issued in 1946.


During World War II, the United States minted pennies made of steel, to conserve copper for making artillery shells.

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QUOTE: "I have enough money to last me the rest of my life, unless I buy something."

ANSWER: Jackie Mason.