Stan’s Triviabits


n The tiny South Pacific island nation of Niue is the world’s first to provide free wireless Internet service for all of its citizens. This was funded from the marketing of its national Internet suffix of nu to Sweden.

n Coincidence? Absolutely! Most of the poems of Emily Dickinson can be sung to the melody of “The Yellow Rose of Texas.” Dickinson’s poems and the song were written in a form called “ballad meter.”

Introduced in 1917, the Ishihara Test is still the standard test used for:

A) Chicken pox

B) Telegraph operators

C) Color blindness

D) Barbers

Wednesday’s answer: “Character, courage, loyalty” is the motto of Little League baseball.