Today’s Trivia



Welcome to Daily Trivia. There is a game to play here. The photo above relates to one of the items below. The first reader to correctly tell us in the comments what item the photo belongs to, and why, gets bragging rights. Sometimes they are obvious, other times the obvious answer is the decoy. Can you figure it out tonight?

The first currency in Australia was rum. (Source)

The first friction match was invented because of an accident by John Walker in 1826. (Source)


The first commercial fax machine service predates the invention of the telephone by 11 years. (Source)


A ‘milestone’ is actually a stone that is placed on a road to mark actual miles. (Source)


The first time the word “astronaut” was used to refer to a human traveling in space was in Neil R. Jones’s short story “The Death’s Head Meteor,” in 1930. (Source)



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