Trivia

The trivia (singular trivium) are three lower
Artes Liberales, i.e. grammar, logic and
rhetoric . These were the topics of basic
education , foundational to the quadrivia of
higher education, and hence the material of
basic education and an important building
block for all undergraduates. The word
trivia was also used to describe a place
where three roads met in Ancient Rome.

The Latin neuter noun trivium (plural trivia)
is from tri- "triple" and via "way", meaning
"a place where three ways meet".

In the 1960s, nostalgic college students and
others began to informally trade questions
and answers about th
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Henry David Thoreau
By all kinds of traps and sign-boards, threatening the extreme penalty of the divine law, exclude such trespassers from the only ground which can be sacred to you. It is so hard to forget what it is worse than useless to remember! If I am to be a thoroughfare, I prefer that it be of the mountain-brooks, the Parnassian streams, and not the town-sewers. There is inspiration, that gossip which comes to the ear of the attentive mind from the courts of heaven. There is the profane and stale revelatio ...more
Henry David Thoreau, Life Without Principle

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