n Jack Dempsey vs. J. Paul Getty in the ring? Surprisingly, yes. Oil tycoon Getty boxed two rounds with then-heavyweight champ Dempsey at Saratoga Springs, N.Y., in 1923. In his 70s, Getty called Dempsey “one of the real heroes in my life.”

n An old trivia chestnut: Are zebras white with black stripes, or black with white stripes? The answer, according to current scientific wisdom, is “both.” Their stripes end toward their abdomens, which are mostly white. But if you were to shave the fur off a zebra, you’d find its skin to be mostly black.

All of the actors listed below won five or more Emmy Awards portraying the same character, except:

A) James Arness

B) Edward Asner

C) Art Carney

D) Don Knotts

Tuesday’s answer: Residents of the Caribbean island of Saint Kitts call themselves “Kittitians.”


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