n There’s a direct connection between La Brea Tar Pits and carrot cake: entrepreneur George C. Page. Page funded the L.A. museum that displays the Tar Pits’ discoveries. He was also responsible for the popularization of carrot cake in the U.S. after World War II.

n There are two “degrees of separation” between Steve Martin and Raymond Burr. Burr starred in “Airplane II: The Sequel” with Peter Graves, who appeared in “Looney Tunes: Back in Action” with Martin.

Ohio is known as the Buckeye State; what’s a buckeye?

A) A deer

B) A fish

C) A tree

D) A flower

Tuesday’s answer: In the Canadian province of Quebec, PFK stands for Poulet Frit de Kentucky, French for Kentucky Fried Chicken (aka KFC).

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