n Nicknames Aplenty Update: Thanks to Chris Treadway of Walnut Creek, Calif., for discovering a celebrity with more than twice as many nicknames as the five previously mentioned of soul singer James Brown. That’s baseball icon George Herman Ruth, whose nicknames included Babe, Bambino, Sultan of Swat, Colossus of Clout, Behemoth of Bust, and at least six more.

Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa” is perhaps the world’s most famous painting. You may know that Leonardo painted it on a wooden panel, but what type of wood was it?

A) Oak

B) Poplar

C) Cedar

D) Maple

Monday’s answer: Former president Theodore Roosevelt wrote the book “African Game Trails” in 1909 after a trip to Kenya.


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