Stan’s Triviabits

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n Many trivia fans know that the shortest verse in the Bible is John 11:35, “Jesus wept.” Lesser known is the longest, Psalms 119, which is 2,423 words .

n Mexican War Gen. James Shields is the only person to have represented three different states in the U.S. Senate: Illinois (1849-55), Minnesota (1858-59) and Missouri (1879). Born in Ireland, Shields also served as governor of the Oregon Territory.

“All the News That’s Fit to Print” is the New York Times’ motto. “All the news that fits” is the motto of:

A) “Mad” magazine

B) CNN

C) “Rolling Stone” magazine

D) “The Wall Street Journal”

Tuesday’s answer: Between 1915 and 1925, the Model T Ford could be bought only in black, because black paint dried the fastest and thus sped the assembly-line process.

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