n What was “Life” like 50 years ago? The cover story of the Sept. 22, 1958, issue was the retirement of comedienne Gracie Allen, ending the “Burns and Allen” sitcom. A full-page ad for Budweiser cited the 101 words on the label of each can and asked, “Ever read it?”

n Did you know that the Titanic had two sister ships? The other two “Olympic-class” liners of the White Star Line were the Olympic and the Britannic. The Olympic twice collided with other ships and was in service from 1911 to 1935. The Britannic, however, was in service for less than a year. It sank in November 1916 after hitting a mine.

The British call it an “adjustable spanner.” Americans call it a:

A) Drawbridge

B) Dog collar

C) Marionette

D) Monkey wrench

Monday’s answer: Abstract painter Jackson Pollock was born in Cody, Wyo.


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