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Old 01-27-2012, 06:02 AM   #1
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trivia 1/27

trivia 1/27
The Myth: Mark Twain said, "The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated."
The Fact: Twain said, "The report of my death was an exaggeration." In 1897 it was
reported that his cousin, James Ross Clemens, was near death, and somewhere along the line the newspapers started saying that Twain himself was gravely ill. So he cleared it up with a reporter.
While writing his autobiography years later, Twain revised his own
statement, adding the "greatly" to make it sound better.

1. What sort of critter comes in a “Flemish Giant” variety ?
2. The French call it Pas de Calais what do the English call it?
3. What world capital city is heated by volcanic springs?
4. Gertrude Ederlie (USA) was the first woman to do what?
5. Top USA food consumption days – Xmas, Thanksgiving, and ........... what ?
6. What movie cast included James Garner, Richard Attenborough, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, Donald Pleasance, James Coburn, David McCallum, Gordon Jackson, Angus McPhee among many others?
7. Who voices the female hyena in the lion king?
8. What is the oldest known science?
A then-unknown Courteney Cox is featured in Springsteen’s Dancing in the Dark video.
1. Rabbit
2. Straits of Dover
3. Reykjavik (Iceland)
4. Swim English Channel
5. Super Bowl Sunday
6. The Great Escape
7. Whoopee Goldberg
8. Astronomy
Springsteen invited Courteney out of the audience to the stage to dance with him during the filming of his live video performance.


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Old 01-28-2012, 12:21 PM   #2
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Got two, I used to raise Flemish Giants, very friendly good natured pets. We used to let "Clyde" hop around the yard for exercise. His wife??? Why Bunny of course!
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