Today?s Trivia

Milton Bradley; All in the Game book by J. Shea, 1960

Welcome to Daily Trivia. There is a game to play here. The photo above relates to one of the items below. The first reader to correctly tell us in the comments what item the photo belongs to, and why, gets bragging rights. Sometimes they are obvious, other times the obvious answer is the decoy. Can you figure it out tonight?

Monica Lewinsky has still not held a full-time job since leaving the Pentagon in 1997. (source)

 

The average American household receives 848 pieces of junk mail per household, equal to 1.5 trees every year?more than 100 million trees for all U.S. households combined. (source)

 

Churchill had two secret plans created in case he needed to go to war with the USSR, called Operation Unthinkable. These plans were so secretive, they weren’t revealed to the public until 1998. (source)

 

After the “Miracle on the Hudson”, where an Airbus A320 ditched into the Hudson River after colliding with a flock of geese, the US Department of Agriculture and Wildlife services gassed 1,235 Canadian Geese and coated 1,739 of their eggs in corn oil to suffocate the offspring. (source)

 

When France’s Michelin tire company published its first restaurant guide, there were only 3,000 cars on the road in all of France, and the guide was meant to be an attempt from Michelin to get people to travel more so that they would eventually come around to needing to buy more tires. (source)

 

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