Saturday, April 5, 2014

Trivia Bits 05 April

 

  • In 2004, French fashion designer and entrepreneur Christian Audigier licensed the rights to produce the clothing line of American tattoo artist Ed Hardy.
  • The Evian Championship s a women's professional golf tournament in France, played at the Evian Resort Golf Club in √Čvian-les-Bains each July.
  • The official language of Southeastern European country Montenegro is Montenegrin.
  • European country of Estonia shares borders with Latvia and Russia.
  • The Ballad of Reading Gaol is an 1890’s poem by Oscar Wilde written in exile either in Berneval-le-Grand or in Dieppe, France, after his release from Reading Gaol on or about 19 May 1897.
  • Will in the TV series Will and Grace was played by Eric McCormack.
  • Diamond is a pure or near-pure form of the element Carbon.
  • Hsiao Li Lindsay, Lady Lindsay of Birker, the first Chinese-born peeress, smuggled supplies and taught English to Chinese communist guerrillas fighting the Japanese occupation during the Second World War.
  • Jammers and blockers are used in Roller Derby which a contact sport played by two teams of five members roller skating in the same direction around a track.
  • There are six questions on each card in Trivial Pursuit in which a player's ability to answer general knowledge and popular culture questions enables the player to progress.

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