PopQuizzical Daily! for August 28, 2012:
Although urban legend has her dying from a ham sandwich, what vocalist from The Mamas & The Papas actually died from heart failure?
Yesterday's PopQuizzical Daily! answer: Pretzels.These ‘pretiola’, or Latin for “little rewards”, are rumored to have been invented by an Italian monk as a reward to children for memorizing scriptures – although German folklore has them being invented by desperate German bakers. Little rewards or not, I prefer the ones the my ‘Auntie Anne’ makes down at the local strip mall. She never gives me the family discount though, and that’s why I stopped buying her Arbor Day presents. Get your own trees, Anne. —
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