Walking Tall: Don Hein of Poulsbo, Wash., wants to know if the 22-foot-high cowboy boots that are a fixture of Seattle’s Oxbow Park are the world’s largest. Sorry, Don. That record is claimed by San Antonio’s North Star Mall, which has a pair of 40-footers outside it. Edmonton, Alberta, has a single cowboy boot that’s just a little shorter that that.

The first woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for a novel was:

A) Margaret Mitchell

B) Edith Wharton

C) Pearl S. Buck

D) Harper Lee

Friday’s answer: California and Alaska each have eight national parks, the most of any U.S. state.


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