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Old 01-31-2012, 04:47 PM   #1
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trivia 1/31

trivia 1/31
Did you know…

Ulysses S. Grant could not stomach the sight of blood. He insisted on having his meat cooked well done because rare steak nauseated him. Though raised in rural Ohio, where hunting was the norm, Grant never participated.

1. What is the food of the secretary bird?
2. What US State flag has a UK Union Flag on it?
3. In Casablanca what is the name of the nightclub?
4. What is the name for 100th of a second?
5. In golf, what’s the more common name for the “spoon” ?
6. What martial arts name means “gentle way”?
7. What year was the first test tube baby born ?
a. – 1972
b. – 1974
c. – 1976
d. - 1978
(Bonus; what was her name?)
8. What is the Capital of Sicily ?

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was a surgeon who based the character of Sherlock Holmes on a fellow Doctor.
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1. Snakes
2. Hawaii
3. Rick’s
4. a jiffy
5. 3-Wood
6. Judo
7. – d (Louise Brown)
8. Palermo
TRUTH !!
Doyle studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh. There, one of his professors, Dr. Joseph Bell, so impressed him with his amazing medical deductions concerning the histories and backgrounds of his patients that, when Doyle wrote his first Holmes story, "A Study in Scarlet", five years later, he modeled his fictional hero after his professor.



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I only got 1 right! Where's that dunce cap? I got Rick's right.

And I think I should get a bonus point for saying the Capital of Sicily was "S".
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I didn't do as well as I should have. I got the ones in red:

1. Snakes
2. Hawaii
3. Rick’s

4. a jiffy
5. 3-Wood
6. Judo
7. – d (Louise Brown)--I knew it but just couldn't bring it to mind!
8. Palermo
TRUTH !! --I almost said that, but it would have been a guess just like my answer!
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