How many Brooks Brothers were behind the venerable clothing
2. In what sea is
Elba, the island to which Napoleon was exiled in 1814? How about
Saint Helena, where he was exiled in 1815?
3. What is the name
of the calf adopted by Billy Crystal in his role as cowboy wannabe
Mitch Robbins in the 1991 film City Slickers?
4. When it comes
to doctors' prescriptions, what is the meaning of the abbreviation
q.i.d.? How about a.c.?
5. Who was the last
U.S. president to be voted into office by an all-male electorate?
Three--Daniel, John, and Elisha. Grandsons of Henry Sands Brooks,
who founded the store as H. & Dh. Brooks in New York City
in 1818, the brothers renamed it when they inherited it from
their father in 1850.
2. Elba is in the
Tyrrhenian Sea, off the west coast of Italy; Saint Helena is
in the South Atlantic Ocean, 1,200 miles off the southwestern
coast of Africa.
4. The abbreviation
q.i.d., for the Latin quarter in die, means "four
times a day"; a.c., the abbreviation of ante cibum,
means "before meals."
5. Woodrow Wilson.
The 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote, was
ratified on August 26, 1920, during his presidency.