Stan’s Triviabits

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n What’s so trivial about this sentence: “Will a jolly man make a jolly visitor”? It’s a mnemonic for the last names of the first eight U.S. presidents, from Washington to Van Buren.

n The title character portrayed by Ralph Fiennes in the 1996 film “The English Patient” is in reality a Hungarian count, Laszlo de Almasy. His identity isn’t known for much of the film.

Currently minted United States pennies are composed mostly of what metal?

A) Zinc

B) Copper

C) Aluminum

D) Nickel

Thursday’s answer: The only current world capital whose name begins with an “E” is Edinburgh, Scotland.

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