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Old 01-23-2009, 10:29 AM   #1
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Trivia 1/23

trivia 1/23
DID YOU KNOW...
Statistically, the tallest people in the world, as measured by country, are the Dutch. The average height for all adults for the Netherlands is 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m).

1. What was the occupation of Dom Pierre Perignon when he developed the champagne process ?
2. What was Elton John's first single to climb to #1 in the U.S.A. (and Canada as well) ?
3. What fruit is dried to make prunes ?
4. What product did Kimberly Clark hype with the slogan, "Don't carry a cold in your pocket!" ?
5. Who fronted the band R.E.M ?
6. Definition (P);
n.~ Any of several very short-period variable galactic radio sources generally believed to be rotating neutron stars.
7. Which engine maker told us to "Throw the Oars Away!" ?
8. Who kidnapped Patricia Hearst ?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
It's a crime to sell or possess chewing gum in Singapore.
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1. He was a Monk
2. "Crocodile Rock"
3. Plums
4. Kleenex "paper Handkerchiefs"
5. Michael Stipe
6. Pulsar
7. Evinrude
8. The Symbionese Liberation Army
TRUTH !!
The law was created because people disposed of gum incorrectly by sticking under places like chairs or tables. Incorrect disposal of gum led to this law banning gum. Chewing gum is banned in Singapore under the "Regulation of Imports and Exports (Chewing Gum) Regulations." Except for chewing gum of therapeutic value, the "importing" of chewing gum into Singapore is absolutely banned.

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Old 01-23-2009, 11:29 AM   #2
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Pooh, pooh.
Some pretty diverse stuff here.

Just okay on #s 1, 3, & 4.
The Truth seemed too bizarre to be true.

Thanks, lt. It's almost the weekend.
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