Stan’s Trivia Bits


An early challenge met by McDonald’s was how to produce French fries when potatoes were out of season. Freezing uncooked potatoes didn’t work very well. The answer was discovered by a Wisconsin McDonald’s franchisee: partially cooking the fries before freezing them.

How many South American countries are members of the British Commonwealth of Nations?

A) None

B) 1

C) 2

D) 3


Answer Monday

Thursday’s answer: Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport was named for Chicago resident Edward “Butch” O’Hare, who was the first World War II naval aviator to receive the Medal of Honor.