Interesting Trivia

Oops. I started this page before I knew how pages on WordPress actually worked. So, I am still deciding what to do with it – hence the somewhat paltry trivia below. Will be updating soon. Promise

Q: What is the French for Red Windmill?

A: Moulin Rouge

Q: What was Coco Chanel’s first name?

A: Gabrielle

Q: Who founded global audit and advisory firm KPMG

A: Piet Klynveld; William Barclay Peat; James Marwick; Dr. Reinhard Goerdeler

Q: What business celebrity began his illustrious career by collecting and selling lost golf balls?
A: Warren Buffet
Investor and entrepreneur Warren Buffett began his illustrious career by collecting and selling lost golf balls. At the age of eleven he began playing the stock market with one of his sisters, and in high school he founded a pinball machine business that earned him about fifty dollars a week. In 1956, at the age of 25, Buffett started his own investment firm, the Buffett Partnership. His company, Berkshire Hathaway, has grown from about $8 a share when he began acquiring its stock in the 1960s to over $90,600 as of 2005 when he was ranked as the second richest man in the world. Warren Buffett is considered by many experts to be the greatest investor in American history.

Q: Where is Damascus?
A: Syria (capital city)

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