n Though no longer a Guinness Book category, the World’s Fastest Typist was acknowledged for many years to be Barbara Blackburn of Salem, Ore. Using a Dvorak keyboard (with vowels on one side and consonants on the other), she maintained a speed of 150 words per minute for 50 minutes. Her error frequency was about one character per 500. (Thanks to Trip Payne of Boca Raton, Fla.)

To date, what is the only role that has won an Oscar, an Emmy and a Tony Award for three different actors?

A) Fanny Brice

B) King Henry VIII

C) Wyatt Earp

D) Horace Livermore

Answer Monday.

Thursday’s answer: A rotary parlor is a high-tech carousel upon which dairy cows are placed in order to milk them efficiently.


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