WORD OF THE DAY


Bascule [bas-kyool] (noun) a device operating like a balance or seesaw, especially an arrangement of a movable bridge (bascule bridge) by which the rising floor or section is counterbalanced by a weight.


TV TRIVIA


On season 1 of “True Detective,” the main protagonists are members of the Criminal Investigation Division of what southern U.S. state?


A. Florida


B. Georgia


C. Louisiana


D. Mississippi


(Answer at bottom of column)


THIS DAY IN HISTORY


April 29, 1992: Riots erupt Los Angeles after white police officers are acquitted in the beating of Rodney King, a black man. During the riots, four black men attacked Reginald Denny, a white truck driver. The incident was captured by news helicopters and broadcast nationally on television.


FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS


Comedian Jerry Seinfeld (66)


QUOTE OF THE DAY


“What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.” - Pearl Bailey, (1918-1990), actress and singer.


TRIVIA ANSWER


C. Louisiana