Late Twentieth Century Tech

The CEO of which company coined the phrase “Personal Digital Assistant”, or PDA, just before it launched it’s own version of the product in 1993? Answer: Apple – with the …

Berry of Love

What edible berry of the solanum lycopersicum plant is sometimes referred to as the “love apple” because it was thought to have been an aphrodisiac? Answer: tomato

Fanfare for Haircuts

The classic “Shave and a Haircut” call-and-response ends with the words “two bit”. If you could get a haircut for two bit and then you generously tipped your barber an …

No Extensions Please

What font, created in 1957, gets its name from the old Latin name for the pre-Roman tribes who inhabited the area that is now Switzerland? Answer: Helvetica

Early Voting Rights

First as a territory in 1869 and then automatically when it became the 44th state in 1890, which U.S. state was the first to grant women the right to vote? …