The Brix scale is used to measure sugar content in wine, fruit juice and fruits and vegetables. It’s named for Adolf Brix, the 19th-century Austro-German mathematician who devised it, and it’s expressed as “degrees Brix” or “degree-sign Bx.” Ripe grapes usually measure 18 to 24 degrees Brix, pineapples around 14 degrees Brix, and garlic (believe it or not) typically measures more than 30 degrees Brix. TRIVIA FANS: Leslie Elman is the author of “Weird But True: 200 Astounding, Outrageous and Totally Off the Wall Facts.” Contact her at [email protected] Mr. Bigglesworth in the “Austin Powers” movies was played by a hairless Sphynx cat named Ted Nudegent. (Nude Gent, see?) He was named for the rocker who gave us “Cat Scratch Fever” way back when. Ted’s understudy was another Sphynx named Mel Gibskin. His nephews, Hairless Potter and Skindiana Jones, also have appeared in films and on TV. TRIVIA FANS: Leslie Elman is the author of “Weird But True: 200 Astounding, Outrageous and Totally Off the Wall Facts.” Contact her at [email protected] Khmer, the official language of Cambodia, has the world&...