Posted by: Staff | 04.30.2008

Trivia Tuesday No. 1

TOPH TUCKER ‘08

Adjacent pendulum clocks synchronize with each other. This phenomenon is called “odd sympathy.”

Although these things are hard to judge, Star Wars is probably the #2 best-selling book series of all time. Harry Potter is #3. #1 is a German sci-fi series called Perry Rhodan.

There are about 100 lightning flashes every second on Earth.

In Sweden, tic-tac-toe is known as hobo’s chess.

The Rotokas language uses the smallest alphabet still in use today. It is a mere 12 letters: A E G I K O P R S T U V.

To be answered next week:
Who is the world’s largest tire producer, by number of tires produced per year?

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