Stan’s Triviabits

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n Our crossword friend Henry Hook wonders why National Poetry Month is celebrated each April, when there’s no rhyme for “April.” He suggests May as a more rhyme-appropriate month.

n Coincidence? Remarkably so. The Baltimore oriole, native to North America, is rarely seen in Western Europe. The first recorded sighting of the bird in Ireland was in 2001, in the small County Cork town of Baltimore.

“Character, courage, loyalty” is the motto of what American organization?

A) Little League baseball

B) United States Merchant Marine

C) Central Intelligence Agency

D) The Coca-Cola Company

Tuesday’s answer: The Billie Jean King/Bobby Riggs tennis match of 1973 took place at the Houston Astrodome.

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