Dr. Ruth . . . Really?

Karola Ruth Siegel was born in Germany in 1928, the only child of an Orthodox Jewish couple. In 1939, after her father had been taken by the Nazis, her mother and grandmother sent her to Switzerland. She never saw her family again, as her mother and grandmother died in the Holocaust. When she was 17 years old, Holocaust survivor and world renowned sex therapist, media personality and author, Dr. Ruth Westheimer emigrated to then British-controlled Mandatory Palestine and joined the Haganah in Jerusalem. What was she trained to do?

Spelling Beeeeee

What word in the English language has only one vowel which occurs 6 times (not counting ‘y’ as a vowel)?

A Newfangled Potato Chip

Fredric Baur invented Pringles and the Pringles’ can and when he passed away in 2008, his ashes were buried in one. Pringles are sold in more than 140 countries around the world and were originally developed by Baur who worked as a chemist for Procter & Gamble. P&G wanted to create the perfect chip, mainly due to complaints about broken, greasy, stale chips, and the air in the bags. Baur created Pringles’ saddle shape from fried dough and the storage can to go with it, but couldn’t figure out how to make them taste good. Another P&G researcher ultimately did improve on the taste and Gene Wolfe, a mechanical engineer-author known for science fiction and fantasy novels, developed the machine that cooks them into their consistent saddle shape, which is mathematically known as a hyperbolic paraboloid. P&G started marketing them in 1967 and sold the brand to Kellogg’s in 2012.

A Chip Off the Old Can

Fredric John Baur was a noted American organic chemist and food storage technician. Where was he buried?

Orange You Glad You Asked ! !

Oscar the Grouch, the beloved Sesame Street character was originally orange. At some point before the second season began, Jim Henson decided to make him green. When the second season began, Oscar told everyone he had gone on vacation to Swamp Mushy Muddy and that he turned green overnight.

Therein Lies the Answer

How would it look if us lawyers didn’t ‘own’ a word of only 7 letters that can make at least nine other words without re-arranging the letters! THEREIN lies the answer and the words I found were: the, there, he, in, rein, her, here, ere and herein – – – and if you count the word ‘therein’ itself, that’s 10!