Answers to Diana’s Quiz – June 14, 2014
- Two thirds of the caviar eaten in the world is consumed on the QE2.
- Tennessee Williams choked to death on a bottle cap in 1983.
- The extraction of the stringy sap of the Russian dandelion is in lab experiments as a source of non-allergenic rubber. Recognized since the 1930s as such, the process was so expensive that is was shelved, but today new cheaper technology has been developed.
- Jim Benning is the new General Manager of the Vancouver Canucks. His last position was assistant general manager of the Boston Bruins.
- Ian Tyson and his then wife Sylvia made popular the folk song ‘Four Strong Winds’. Tyson also composed it.