Stan’s Triviabits


n Word of the week: the cyber-slang “egosurf.” To search the Internet for one’s own name, or for links to one’s Web page.

n NFL cofounder George Halas, original owner of the Chicago Bears and charter member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, played right field for the New York Yankees in 1919, the year before Babe Ruth took over that position.

All of these performers won both a Tony and an Academy Award for portraying the same character, except:

A) Barbra Streisand in “Funny Girl”

B) Yul Brynner in “The King and I”

C) Rex Harrison in “My Fair Lady”

D) Joel Grey in “Cabaret”

Saturday’s answer: The traditional American recipe for pound cake calls for one pound each of butter, eggs, flour and sugar.