It’s not trivia unless other people know it too. 42 isn’t the answer unless your friends are able to tell you the relevant question. And trivia isn’t trivial. In fact, it’s a building block of our culture, a shared, safe secret, a shortcut to belonging. And creators of culture get to invent new bits every […]
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