What is the only sport in which neither the participants, nor the spectators know the score or even who is winning until after the contest is over?
The municipality of Saint-Louis-du-Ha! Ha! located in the province of Quebec in Canada, just north of Maine in the United States, is the only city whose name includes two exclamation points?
The name has its roots in the ancient French term “The haha” which meant a dead end or unanticipated obstacle which referred to Lake Témiscouata which early French explorers encountered unexpectedly.
What is the only city in the world whose name includes two exclamation points?
“Bookkeeper” and “bookkeeping” are the only words in the English language that have three consecutive double letters ! !
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What are the only words in the English language with three consecutive double letters?
Hint: There are two and they are related – one a noun, the other a verb!
If you are a card player, then you know the answer to our last trivia question. In a standard deck of playing cards, the king of hearts is the only one that doesn’t have a moustache.
In a standard deck of playing cards, which of the four Kings is different from the three others?
Salary comes from the Latin ‘salarium,’ which has as it’s root the word “sal,” or salt. In the days of ancient Rome, salt was a precious, necessary and extremely expensive commodity and Roman soldiers were allotted a certain amount of money to buy salt. Over time it began to be referred to as the regular amounts of money paid to soldiers and from there the word salary came to mean wages generally.
Where does the word ‘salary’ come from?