Saturday, October 20, 2007

Trivial stuff

What are the Near Islands near? How did the ice cream sundae get its name? What was Groucho Marx's real first name?
Answers: - The Near Islands are near the Alaska Mainland.
- The Ice Cream Sundae was created in Evanston Illinois in the late nineteenth century to get around a Sabbath ban on selling ice-cream sodas. It was dubbed Sundae - with an "e"- to avoid religious objections.
- Groucho Marx's real first name is Julius.
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