Artificial applause: The “hand clapping” on the backbeat of the Supremes tune “Baby Love” is actually the sound of two-by-fours attached together with strings, which someone jumped on to create the noise.

As mentioned in an earlier TriviaBit, the seven-letter “sequoia” is the shortest common English word that has all five vowels. The shortest common English word that has all five vowels in alphabetical order is an adjective that is nine letters long. The word means:

A) Hungry

B) Honorable

C) Humorous

D) Headstrong

Monday’s answer: www.uwosh.edu is the website of the University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh.


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