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• Hugh Troy was born in Ithica, NY in 1906. After graduating from Cornell, he became a successful illustrator of kid’s books. He was a captain during WWII and lived in Washington D.C. until his death in 1964. Today he is remembered for his practical jokes. • Hugh Troy learned the art of pranking at a very early age and practiced on his grandmother. He wrote a letter to Sears and requested a corset, three yards of stovepipe, a teething ring, and two pounds of nails, then signed her name. When the package arrived addressed to Grandma, she exclaimed over their mistake and sent the package back with the letter explaining the error— a letter that was promptly intercepted by Hugh and replaced with another letter that said she needed quilt wadding, a hot water bottle, and two pounds of soft steel rivets. This went on ad infinitum.

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• When he found a park bench for sale, he bought it. It was an exact duplicate of the benches in Central Park. He and a friend would take the bench to the park, and as soon as they saw a cop coming, they would proceed to carry the bench away— and would promptly be arrested. The bill of sale would then be produced and Troy would indignantly demand to be set free. He was arrested several times before the city police caught on. • When a theater owner got on his nerves, Troy got even by smuggling a jar full of moths into the next showing. When released, the moths headed directly to the light of the projector, making it impossible for moviegoers to view the picture.

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• You probably won't be surprised to learn that when author (and noted wit) Oscar Wilde arrived in the United States in 1882, he told the customs officers, "I have nothing to declare except my genius." • A pregnant goldfish is called a twit. • If you're planning a summer vacation in Maine this year, you might want to keep in mind that in that state, it's against the law to tickle a woman under the chin with a feather duster. • Despite the fact that 95 percent of the world uses the metric system of measurement, we in the United States still stubbornly cling to the archaic units of measurement derived from the old British Imperial system. This hodgepodge ranges from the mile (originally the distance a Roman soldier could march in 1,000 double steps) to the foot (originally the length of Emperor Charlemagne's foot, later "standardized" to the

• When the Museum of Modern Art sponsored an exhibition of Van Gogh’s art, Troy made a replica of an ear out of chipped beef and mounted it in a blue velvet display case in the museum. A card identified it as the ear Van Gogh cut off. The exhibit drew more viewers than any other painting on display.

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HUGH TROY (continued): • Troy served in WWII and mounted his own protest against the amount of paperwork by sending daily reports to the Pentagon consisting of the number of flies caught on the mess hall flypaper. Soon the Pentagon was wondering why all the other units weren’t sending in their flypaper reports, too. • Once a cherry tree on the Cornell campus miraculously bore apples with a little help from this wonderful joker. • His most successful college stunt was when he borrowed a trash can from a friend. The trash can had been formed from a rhinoceros foot, and with it, Troy made rhino tracks across the snowy campus and onto the ice-covered reservoir where they ended abruptly at a large hole in the ice. When zoologists confirmed that the tracks were those of a rhino, reports started flooding in from all over the city by people who claimed that their drinking water tasted of rhinoceros. • When his imagination was triggered by a seminar on ghost writing, Troy placed an ad in a local newspaper reading, “Too busy to paint? Call on the Ghost Artists! We paint it you sign it! Why not give an exhibition?” He got hundreds of responses.

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March 23, 2015 • Quinoa is becoming really popular as a grain alternative. It’s very small and requires rinsing before cooking to remove potentially bitter residue. Here’s a great trick to rinse your quinoa without losing half of it to the holes in your colander: Use a French press coffeemaker. The fine mesh and pouring spout make rinsing a breeze. – JoAnn • To halve a lot of cherry tomatoes, try sandwiching them between two plastic lids. Press down lightly and slice through the opening to make short work of them. • Keep your crisper drawer clean by lining with fresh newspaper. It will absorb smells and liquid, and can be easily replaced. • “Candle nubs, that little bit left when the candle has burned down all the way, can be removed from a candleholder by setting the whole thing in the freezer for 10-15 minutes. The wax surface hardens and shrinks, making it easier to chip out. The same goes for linens that have wax drips: freeze and chip away, then use a degreasing spot cleaner.” — Y.G. in Arkansas • Easily thread a needle with hairspray. Spritz the end of the thread with a little high-hold hairspray and pull taut. It will be much easier to thread. • Fun get-together project for kids: Have everyone doodle on a large posterboard. At the end of the night, trace a puzzle pattern and cut it up, making a large floor puzzle. You can bring it out at the next play date. The smaller the children, the larger the pieces! — A.L. in Florida Send your tips to Now Here’s a Tip, c/o King Features Weekly Service, P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475. © 2015 King Features Synd., Inc.


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•`A French man whose first name was Marcel was employed as the production manager at an ink factory. Later he started his own fountain pen company. However, fountain pens were difficult to fill and they often leaked. So in 1950 Marcel obtained the patent rights for the ballpoint pen from Laszlo Biro. He then improved its design, by making it more reliable, inventing a disposable model, and lowering the price to 29 cents. People didn’t believe that a pen that cost only 29 cents could really work well, so they didn’t buy the pens. Marcel started an ad campaign with the slogan that his pens write “first time, every time.” He showed the pens being fired from cannons, strapped to ice skates, and mounted on jackhammers and still writing. He began making sure that small shops near schools carried the pens so students would buy them. His plan worked, and Marcel made so much money that he also set up factories to make disposable razors and cigarette lighters. In 1956 he invented the world’s first retractable ballpoint pen. He named the pens, the razors, and the lighters after himself and his company is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of these items. Chances are good that the pen on your desk has his last name on it. Can you guess what Marcel’s last name was? (Answer at top of next page) • During World War II, German spies trying to infiltrate Soviet ranks were routinely caught as soon as they crossed enemy lines. Why? Because of their passports. Although the passports had been expertly forged, they were stapled with stainless steel staples, which never rusted. Soviets used staples made of cheaper iron, which rusted quickly, leaving brown blotches on the paper.


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• •InThey 1776 decided the first invisible ink was they needed a used. nameSilas that Deane, member the Committee of Secret reflected how of many websites the search engine was searching. They took the name Correspondence, sent word from France that of Edward Kasner’s very large number, only the British Ministry was determined to reduce they misspelled it slightly, so itsurrender. ended up being the colonies to unconditional The spelled exactly the same way the cartoon invisible ink was penned between lines of character Barney spelled his last name. What’s a list of supplies. Written in tannic acid, the it called? (Answer at bottom of page) message was revealed when the paper was COMPUTER FACTS sponged with ferrous sulfate. The iron com•bined In 1981 Bill Gates said, “640 memory with the tannic acid on kb theofpaper to ought to be enough for anybody.” make a dark compound that was easily visible. • Moore’s Law states that computer performance • The mother of Michael Nesbit of 'The Mondoubles every 18 to 24 months, and ever since keys' paper correction fluid. 1971,invented this has liquid been true. • •The wordMicrosoft, "filum" means thread.were ImporHP,Latin Google, and Apple all tant papers were strung together on threads. started in garages. Today we keep them files. Answer: Google, from in googol.

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