Muppets creator Jim Henson drove to his 1960 University of Maryland graduation ceremony in his own recently purchased Rolls-Royce. The funds for the car came not from puppeteering, but from a successful silk-screen poster business he ran while a college student.

n Tarzan creator Edgar Rice Burroughs was the oldest South Pacific war correspondent during World War II, for the Los Angeles Times.

In a standard American deck of cards, the King of Hearts, the King of Clubs and the King of Spades are all armed with swords. What is depicted instead on the King of Diamonds?

A) No weapon

B) An ax

C) A rifle

D) A club

Tuesday’s answer: The Giacomo Puccini opera “Madame Butterfly” is set in Nagasaki, Japan.


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