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Old 01-20-2010, 04:20 PM   #1
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Trivia 1/20

trivia 1/20
DID YOU KNOW...
The likeness that appears on the best-selling U.S. commemorative stamp ever issued was Elvis Presley.

1. Issued in 2007, what country's largest Banknote features the symbol for Atomic power on its face ?
2. The Champion of what annual racing event receives the Borg-Warner Trophy, which features a silver bas-relief likeness of its winners ?
3. Name the TV comedy series (1976-81) that sported mad scientist Dr. Bunsen Honeydew as a regular ?
4. Really Tough Question Dept ;
What is the distinguishing feature of a superoleophobic surface ?
5. What year saw the first beer to be sold in aluminum cans ?
(Bonus ; what beer was it ?)
6. What Gangsta rapper's debut album was entitled, Rhyme Pays ?
7. Name the city that has three professional sports teams named after birds .
8. Which of the infamous Batman villains was named Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot at birth ?


TRUTH OR CRAP ?
The Bing cherry, developed at an Oregon orchard in the late 19th century, is named for a Manchurian immigrant.

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1. Iran
2. The Indy 500
3. The Muppet Show
4. It is Oil repellent
5. 1959 (Coors)
6. Rapper Ice-T
7. Atlanta, Georgia
8. The Penguin
TRUTH !
It was named for Ah Sit Bing after he assisted horticulturist Seth Lewelling develop the fruit.

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Old 01-21-2010, 10:58 AM   #2
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Got 3, 4 and 7 today. I only got 4 because I could break down the syllables oleo (oil) phobic (heh heh heh! that was easy enough). Thanks LT, I love learning new stuff.
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