Value This - The weekly Radio Appraisal show with Brian Kathenes and Leon Castner

Brian and Leon, will blow your mind with their witty and thorough knowledge of everything that you can put a price tag on. Listen every week on your local public radio station.

Synopsis:    So what is that contraption that looks like a cross between a wooden commode (toilet) and a safe?  Better listen to the answer or you could make a big mistake.  Also-our friend Kirk from The Toy Chest brings in some of his most memorable toys.

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Q:  What is the Indy 500 winner toasted with (it’s not bread)?

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Q:  In 1917 David Brewster named his invention after 3 Greek words that meant “watcher of beautiful forms.”  What was it?

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Those Were the Days

1820

A year of discoveries…like Antarctica (by the Russians), tomatoes are not poisonous (by the Italians), and mosquitos live in the Everglades (Spain sells parts of Florida to the US).   The musician of the year (if they had named one) was Franz Shubert, who wrote over 600 vocal pieces, 7 symphonies, sacred music, ooperas, and pop music (they didn’t have pop music).

 

 

 

Saying of the Week

Of all days, the day on which one has not laughed is surely the most wasted.

S. Chamfort


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