Trivia Bits for Aug 23, 2019

By Leslie Elman

August 23, 2019 1 min read

There's a butter-colored rose named for Julia Child, appropriate because she was famous for her love of butter. During the run of her PBS show "Baking With Julia" (1996-1999), she went through 753 pounds of it!

While working for the Office of Strategic Services, what did Julia Child help to develop?

A) Aerosol shampoo

B) Freeze-dried meals

C) Shark repellant

D) Waterproof clothing

Previous answer: Engelbert Humperdinck composed the opera "Hansel and Gretel."

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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