Trivia Bits for Jun 17, 2019

By Leslie Elman

June 17, 2019 1 min read

The term "Iron Curtain" describing the growing influence of the Soviet Union in Europe was first used by Winston Churchill in a speech at Westminster College, in Fulton, Missouri, on March 5, 1946. The college is now home to the National Churchill Museum, housed in a 17th-century English church that was relocated stone by stone from London to Missouri in the 1960s.

Where did Winston Churchill and Franklin Delano Roosevelt meet for a famous 1943 conference, codenamed "Symbol"?

A) Algiers

B) Casablanca

C) Tripoli

D) Tunis

Previous answer: Urushiol is the substance in poison ivy that makes your skin itch.

TRIVIA FANS: Leslie Elman is the author of "Weird But True: 200 Astounding, Outrageous and Totally Off the Wall Facts." Contact her at [email protected]

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