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?

Arthritis is one of the oldest diseases known to man. (Source)

Starfish have no brain. (Source)


The worlds longest and tallest hedge reaches 30 metres in height and 530 metres in length. (Source)


Charlotte Brontë wrote much of her early fiction in microscopic handwriting. One manuscript contains 4,000 words over 19 pages and is small enough to fit in the palm of a hand. (Source)


The surname Stuart was created by Mary Stewart, Queen of Scots, to ensure that the French said her name correctly since they tend to pronounce “w” like “v”. (Source)



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  • bristol

    Eagles founding member Glenn Frey secretly battled rheumatoid arthritis for more than 15 years before he died. Link to # 1

    • AS

      A trifecta of correct answers bristol … I need to make them harder :)

  • F T Bear

    Steuart smith is/ was an eagles guitarist he joined in 2001, link to 5