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While playing Factacular, skyrider knew that:

Bernstein's Symphony No. 2
   has the nickname   
The Age of Anxiety
Composed by Leonard Bernstein



... but didn't know that:

Ruby
   is coloured   
Red
A variety of the mineral corundum (aluminium oxide). The common red colour is caused mainly by the element chromium. Prices of rubies are primarily determined by colour. The brightest and best "red" called pigeon blood red,



Longest single facting session: 80 minutes


Addiction factor: Hi, my name is skyrider and I'm a factoholic.




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Recent Contributions
skyrider has contributed 251 facts on Plays, Birthdates, New Words in English, French used in English, Interesting Words, Chemical Names, Fiction - Classic Children's, Rock Stars, Songs About Cars, Songs - Opening Lines, Sports Personalities and Fiction - Children's and Young Adults. Here are the three most recent:

Madeleine L'Engle
   wrote   
A Wrinkle in Time
Won a Newbery Medal, Sequoyah Book Award, and Lewis Carroll Shelf Award, and was runner-up for the Hans Christian Andersen Award. It is the first in L'Engle's series of books about the Murry and O'Keefe families.
Jesse Owens
   is famous for being a   
Track & Field Athlete
At the 1936 Berlin Summer Olympics won 4 gold medals: one each in the 100 m., the 200 m., the long jump, and as part of the 4x100 m. relay team. He became the first American to win four Olympic gold medals in track and field.
Cry Me A River
   has the opening line   
Now You Say You're Lonely. You Cried the Whole Night Through.
Well, you can cry me a river, cry me a river, I cried a river over you. -- featured in "The Girl Can't Help It" (1957).




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