Friday, September 6, 2013

Trivia Bits 06 September


  • Rabat is the capital city of Morocco.
  • A cappuccino coffee is named after an order of monks.
  • A tonne of lead and a thousand kilograms of feathers weight the same. It is the volume that differs.
  • Edward Platt played The Chief in the TV comedy series Get Smart.
  • Superhero Batman’s butler is named Alfred Pennyworth.
  • Oscar Winner Australian actor Geoffrey Rush was born in Toowoomba Queensland.
  • Australian actor Russell Crowe’s middle name is Ira.
  • Proverbially if you spare the rod, you spoil the child.
  • Insulin is used to regulate diabetes.
  • An original association with brothels meant that the tango was once looked down upon by high society in Argentina, but with the passing of time, this most sultry of dances was fully embraced by its country of origin.

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