National Trivia Day: your January trivia

January 4th is National Trivia Day in the US. Here is your trivia: Did you know that January is named after…

January 4th is National Trivia Day in the US.

Did you know?

January is named after Janus, the Roman god of time and transitions, as well as passages and endings. He is depicted with two faces – one facing backward (past) and the other looking forward (future).

January 4th: Happy National Trivia Day - I Call Her Mnimi - www.AboutMnimi.com
January 4th: Happy National Trivia Day
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Reference:
Janus. (2018, December 10). Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Janus.

Some trivia for St. Paddy’s Day

To be honest, I can only answer nos. 1 and 4 . . . then I’ll peek at the answers.
The flying squirrel choice is so funny. Haha. 😆 Thanks for sharing!

Pete's Kiwi Korner

1/ What is the scientific symbol for gold?

2/ Haggis is the traditional dish of what country?

3/ The island of Cyprus gained independence from what country in 1960?

4/ A ziggurat is a pyramidal tower, a bolt of lightning, or a flying squirrel?

5/ What crop failure caused the Irish famine?

Answers: https://peteswriteplace.blogspot.com/2019/02/answers-to-trivia-quizz-on-friday.html

An Irish pub on St Paddies Day

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Did you know almond is not a nut?

Did you know that an almond is not a nut? It is the seed of an almond fruit, in which an outer fleshy part surround it pit.

An almond is not a nut but the seed of the almond fruit. Although it is typically called an almond nut, this type belongs to drupes or fruits with outer fleshy parts and pits (1) . . . such as peach and mango.

Reference:(1) Hiskey, Daven.  (2010, April 7). Almonds Are Not Nuts. Retrieved from http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2010/04/almonds-are-not-nuts/.

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