n Due to Hindu beliefs, no beef or pork is served at any of the McDonald’s restaurants in India. Much of the menu there is vegetarian – even the mayonnaise and “soft serve” ice cream are specially formulated to have no eggs.

n Big Apple NPR pop-music show host Jonathan Schwartz recently mentioned after playing a Sinatra version of “Mood Indigo” that it was one of only four Duke Ellington tunes Sinatra ever recorded. The others: “I’m Beginning to See the Light,” “I Like the Sunrise” and “I Got It Bad (and That Ain’t Good).”

What country has the most lakes within its borders, about 50 percent of the world’s total?

A) Canada

B) United States

C) Russia

D) Finland

Tuesday’s answer: Coined by a local columnist in the 1970s, “The Big Guava” is a nickname for Tampa, Fla.


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