WASHINGTON — Today's trivia question: Whose books were the source of 3,976 facts contained in the popular and profitable board game Trivial Pursuit?
Answer: Fred L. Worth's.
Q. - What did Fred think his words were worth?
A. - $300 million.
Q. - How much did he get?
A. - Zilch.
The Supreme Court yesterday declined to hear his claim that the creators and distributors of Trivial Pursuit were guilty of copyright infringement for pirating trivia from his books without his permission.