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WORD OF THE DAY

Gavelkind [gav-uh l-kahynd] (noun) (English law) 1. (originally) a tenure of land in which the tenant was liable for a rental in money or produce rather than for labor or military service; 2. a customary system of land tenure whose chief feature was equal division of land among the heirs of the holder; 3. the land so held.

FILM FACTS

In "The Great Escape," what does Steve McQueen's character use to amuse himself in the cooler?

A. A ball

B. A ball and glove

C. Nothing

D. A book

(Answer at bottom of column)

NUMBER TO KNOW

119: Legend has it that Andre the Giant once drank 119 12-ounce bottles of beer in one 6-hour sitting.

THIS DAY IN HISTORY

July 24, 1911: American archeologist Hiram Bingham gets his first look at Machu Picchu, an ancient Inca settlement in Peru that is now one of the world's top tourist destinations.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is nature's way." - Aristotle

TRIVIA ANSWER

B. A ball and glove

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