Stan’s Trivia


Ungar/Unger update: While we have no further word on why Neil Simon spelled Felix’s last name differently in the Broadway and TV versions of “The Odd Couple,” Wes Nelson of Livermore, Calif., wrote to let us know that “Ungar” is the German word for “Hungarian.”

The loudest sound made by any animal, 188 decibels, is made by:


B) Whales

C) Elephants

D) Opera singers

Tuesday’s answer: A car’s PCV, or Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, provides for the continual refreshment of air within an engine’s crankcase.