The first book every written on a typewriter was The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, by Mark Twain (Samuel Longhorn Clements)
Back in April we gave you some trivia about the longest word in the English language that can be made using the letters on only a single row of the standard English alphabet keyboard: “Typewriter.”
Now tell us the first novel that was ever written on a typewriter?
The only State in the United States that does not have a rectangular flag is the State of Ohio. Although some refer to it as a triangle, it’s actually a burgee, the name for a swallow-tailed flag.
What is the only State flag in the United States that is not a rectangle?
The real name of the awards given out by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences each year is The Academy Award of Merit.
What is the actual name of the honor and award referred to as the “Oscar” given out by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences?
Listed below, in answer to this past UBCF trivia question are the members of each band (and for Wings, some of their past members as well) for your reminiscing pleasure.
Wings: Paul McCartney (Beatles), Linda McCartney, Denny Laine (The Moody Blues), Henry McCullough (Spooky Tooth) and Jimmy McCulloch (Stone the Crows). Past members included Denny Seiwell, Geoff Britton, Joe English, Steve Holley and Laurence Juber. The group also used the names Suzy and the Red Stripes and The Country Hams during their run (pardon the pun).
The Highwaymen: Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson.
Traveling Wilburys: Roy Orbison (who died shortly after the first album was released), Tom Petty (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers), George Harrison (Beatles), Bob Dylan and Jeff Lynne (Electric Light Orchestra).
To give you some extra food for musical thought, consider all the bands Eric Clapton has played with or been associated with during his career: The Yardbirds, John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, Cream, Plastic Ono Band, George Harrison, Blind Faith, Delaney & Bonnie and Friends, Derek and the Dominos, J. J. Cale and B.B. King.
Can you name all the members (and, if applicable their original groups), that made up Wings, The Highwaymen and the Traveling Wilburys?
J.R.R. Tolkien only uses the word “she” once in The Hobbit when referring to Mrs. Bilbo Baggins!
How many times does J.R.R. Tolkien use the word “she” in The Hobbit?