Monday, July 13, 2009

Trivia for Monday the 13th

He died as a result of falling out of bed. Viewed as a lunatic in his early years, he was so ashamed of his body that he would pad his shirt with newspapers to make it appear more muscular. Yet, his writings became immortal and he was beloved by children everywhere for his fanciful tales. Who was this Danish writer, the author of such tales as “The Little Mermaid” and “The Nightingale”?

Answer from Sunday
Star-Spangled Banner
Francis Scott Key
"free, and the home of the brave"
"Play Ball!"


  1. Hans Christian Anderson

  2. Darn. Missed it by five minutes.

    Boy, that sure doesn't sound like the Danny Kaye movie.

  3. Of course, if you two are in competition with each other, the questions are scheduled for 10 am eastern ... ;-)

  4. Oh! This is a competition? What do we win? My favorite color is green ...