Stan’s Triviabits


n The 1999 teen comedy film “10 Things I Hate About You” is based on Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew.” Characters in the film include Katerina and Bianca, and it is set in Padua High School.

n The first Mother’s Day in the U.S. was proclaimed in Boston in 1870 by “Battle Hymn of the Republic” writer and social activist Julia Ward Howe.

What part of the cinnamon tree is harvested to obtain the spice of the same name?

A) Leaves

B) Fruit

C) Bark

D) Lumber

Thursday’s answer: Wally Schirra was the only astronaut to go to space in Project Mercury, Project Gemini and Project Apollo.