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Leslie Elman

09/21/2020 - 11:28pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: September 17, 2020 The modern triathlon — swimming, biking, running — originated in France in 1920, where it was known as Les Trois Sports (The Three Sports). It consisted of a 3 kilometer run, a 12 kilometer bike ride and a swim across the River Marne. (A 1900s version of Les Trois Sports involved running, biking and rowing.) Fast-forward to Sept. 25, 1974...
06/01/2020 - 4:37pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: May 29, 2020 When President George W. Bush established the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument in Hawaii in 2006, it covered 139,797 square miles in the Pacific Ocean — more area than all the U.S. national parks combined. In 2016, President Barack Obama enlarged the park area to 582,578 square miles, making...
05/25/2020 - 4:29pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: May 25, 2020 The U.S. Military Academy Class of 1846 might be the most poignant in West Point’s history. Those 59 classmates who studied and trained together at the academy included 22 who achieved the rank of general during the American Civil War — 12 on the Union side and 10 on the Confederate. Among them...
05/18/2020 - 7:50pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: May 15, 2020 On May 22, 1960, a 9.5 magnitude earthquake occurred near Valdivia, Chile. It remains the largest magnitude earthquake ever recorded. Tsunamis resulting from the quake caused destruction and loss of life in Southern California, Hawaii and as far away as Japan and Alaska. Four years later came the Great...
05/12/2020 - 8:01pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: May 11, 2020 In poetry, an anapest is a group of three syllables: two unstressed and one stressed. A poem written in anapestic tetrameter has four anapests in each line. (The prefix tetra means four.) It all sounds very fancy until you realize that much of the poetry you loved best as a kid — and possibly still do...
05/04/2020 - 8:03pm
LESLIE’S TRIVIA BITS: May 4, 2020 Helen Magill White was the first woman to earn a Ph.D. in the United States, receiving a doctorate in Greek from Boston University in 1877, the year she turned 24. By that time, she was already a full-fledged academic pioneer. She had been the only female student in her class at Boston Public Latin School...
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