What the H? Actor Paul Newman has appeared in 14 films whose titles have a word beginning with the letter H. It’s said that Newman insisted the name of the title-character detective he portrayed in the 1966 film “Harper” be changed from Archer, the character’s original name in the Ross Macdonald novel that the film was based on.

Biggest of the smallest: Rhode Island is the smallest U.S. state in terms of area. Of the seven Fortune 1000 companies (America’s largest in terms of annual revenue) headquartered in Rhode Island, the largest is a:

A) Toy manufacturer

B) Bank

C) Food conglomerate

D) Drugstore chain

Tuesday’s answer: The shortest common English word that has all five vowels in alphabetical order is the nine-letter “facetious,” which means “humorous.”


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