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Old 07-20-2006, 02:58 PM   #1
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1. do you recall the last name of Christopher Lloyd's character, Jim, on taxi?
2. which hockey club did bobby Orr make into a champion?
3. what were the first names of the parents of Ritchie Cunningham of "happy days"?
4. who invented the centigrade scale?
5. in which event did frank shorter win his Olympic gold?
6. which cartoon character had a friend named Wally walrus?
7. what percentage of homes purchased in the USA in 2005 were bought by single women?
8. what percentage of homes purchased in the USA in 2005 were bought by single men?

pigs were the first animals to be domesticated.

4. anders CELSIUS (andrew CELSIUS)
7. 20% (8%?)
8. 9% (12%?

as is only proper, the honor goes to man's best friend- the dog.
it is generally believed that they were domesticated 10,000 to 14,000 years ago. however, some scientists now think that this may have taken place as far back as 135,000 years ago. the next three animals to be domesticated were the sheep, the goat, and then the pig.
all were domesticated first on the continent of asia.

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