Trivia Tuesday: 5 New Trivia Questions from “Page-A-Day”

Every Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR… Look for five new trivia questions and answers from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2018” calendar…

This Week’s Questions:

  1. What is a titmouse?
  2. A few months after the song’s release, it was revealed that pop music star Taylor Swift wrote “This Is What Yo Came For” for Calvin Harris under a pseudonym. What was the pen name she used?
  3. In what language, used by gay men in the 1950s and ’60s England, did the phrase “dolly eek” mean “a pretty face”?
  4. Name television’s first animated series, which aired in 1950.
  5. Who was born with the name Declan Patrick MacManus?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. It’s a type of bird–the tufted titmouse–native to the Southeastern United States. The name comes from a Middle English word that means “something small.”
  2. Nils Sjoberg.
  3. Polari. The now-little-known language was a way for gay men to communicate on the sly at a time when homosexuality was illegal.
  4. Crusader Rabbit. The bold main character, a rabbit, had a cowardly tiger named Rags for a sidekick.
  5. Elvis Costello.

Source: Workman Publishing/”Page-A-Day”


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