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L.M. Boyd Trivia

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• Developers around 1900 put together what they called a “Gasoline-Powered Traction Engine.” Didn’t take the public long to turn that one into “tractor.”

• Early fur traders sought beaver but rejected mink.

Q. Wasn’t primitive man promiscuous?

A. Utterly, say the scholars.

• The only meat that contains Vitamin C is liver, say the experts.

• Giant anteaters walk on their knuckles.

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