Monday, September 30, 2013

Trivia Bits 30 September


  • The inventor of Morse code was Samuel FB Morse.
  • The Muses are nine goddesses in Greek mythology who control and symbolize nine types of art known to Ancient Greece, and are associated with artistic inspiration.
  • Before she married Ronald Reagan, Nancy Reagan was a film actress.
  • The San Andreas Fault caused the San Francisco earthquake of 1906.
  • On March 11, 1997, Paul McCartney, one of the Beatles, was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II and became Sir Paul McCartney.
  • Striking Australian Lyrebirds are noted for their extraordinary mimicking ability.
  • The Cerebrum is the largest part of the human brain.
  • Mehndi are the patterns applied to the hands of Indian women using Henna.
  • The Kintamani breed of dogs is native to the Indonesian island of Bali.
  • In the card game, Canasta, you would meld.
  • If you commit uxoricide, you have killed your wife.
  • The plural of Court-martial is Courts-martial.

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