The western most point of Saint Lawrence Island, Alaska, USA is only 37 miles away from the eastern shore edge of Russia.
What is the official title of the John Lennon song with the classic lyric ♫All we are saying, is give peace a chance♫?
WHAT’S THAT SONG?
A line from a famous song is below. Do you know the tune’s name?
♫You need a blue sky holiday♫
We’ll reveal all next weekend, but for now, let’s open up THE ANSWERS BOX and discover the results from the August 12, 2017 Puzzle Corner.
Everybody knows the various forms of the card game, but how many new words can you form out of the letters in SOLITAIRE?
A, aero, ail(s), air(s), aisle, are, arse, art(s), at, ate
East, eat(s), era(s)
I, ire(s), is, isle, it, its
Lair(s), laser, late, later, least, lei(s), liar(s), lie(s), lore, lose, loser, lost
Rail(s), raise, rat(s), rate(s), real, rest, rise, roil(s), role, rots
Sail, sailor, sat, sea, seal, sear, seat, silo, sit, site, slat, slit, slot, so, soar, sole, sore, stale, staler, star, stare, steal, stir, stole, store
Tail(s), tailor(s), taser, tea(s), teal, tear(s), tire(s), toe(s), toil(s), tore, trail(s), trial(s), tries
While proper names (and there are several possible) are not eligible, more than the 106 words listed above might be possible.
THE 50/50 CHANCE
Just like a regular TRIVIA TIME question, only there are just two possible answers, hence the even odds of getting it right. Ready?
TRUE OR FALSE: The Glenn Miller hit ♫Pennsylvania 6-5000♫ was based on a real (at the time) phone number?
It’s TRUE! In fact, dialing it properly by today’s guidelines still contacts the Pennsylvania Hotel in New York City.