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Old 01-09-2009, 12:53 PM   #1
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Trivia 1/9

trivia 1/9
DID YOU KNOW...
GOLDFISH WERE ORIGINALLY GREEN, BUT THE CHINESE BRED THEM TO BE MANY DIFFERENT COLORS. GOLD BECAME THE MOST POPULAR.

1. At the Olympic games, what country leads the parade of Nations ?
2. The Blue Nile joins with the White Nile at what city
3. What is the last book of the Old Testament ?
4. What is the more common name for Bursitis in the knee joint ?
5. In which country is the famed La Scala Opera House ?
6. What was the currency of Germany before adopting the Euro ?
7. Who Am I ?
....While Calvin Klein was the King of Designer Jeans, I was definitely the Queen. I also experienced tremendous success with a floral-scented perfume, one of the top fragrance lines of the 80's. I also happen to be the mom of one of the top journalists at CNN...
8. Definition (L);
n~ 1. A short rope or gasket used on a ship to secure rigging, 2. a cord worn around the neck for carrying something, like a whistle or knife. 3. a cord with a hook at one end, used for firing a cannon.
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
"Yankee Doodle" was written by a group of British soldiers to make fun of Colonial "Yokels".
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1. Greece
2. Khartoum
3. Malachi
4. Housemaid's Knee
5. Italy
6. The Mark (Deutschmark)
7. Gloria Vanderbilt
8. Lanyard
TRUTH !!
The yokels had the last laugh however, when, after forcing the British surrender at Yorktown, the members of the new Republic adopted the tune as their own (albeit unofficial) national anthem.


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Old 01-09-2009, 02:02 PM   #2
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Trivia 1/9 - I thought Pepperidge Farm bred & baked them!

#5 - okay (by this # I was beginning to give up!)
#6 - okay
#7 - okay (didn't know about the mom/journalist part
and haven't guessed who it is. Another trivia ?)
#8 - okay (only got it after the #2 clue)
Truth - lucky guess.

TGIF, lt! Thanks!
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Old 01-09-2009, 02:04 PM   #3
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Anderson Cooper is Gloria Vanderbilt's son, quicksilver.
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Old 01-09-2009, 02:07 PM   #4
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ho, ho, Katie. Now I have no homework. And it's Friday !

Yahoo!!!!!

Sorry, lt. Ya can't spring that one on me now.
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Old 01-09-2009, 02:10 PM   #5
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Yeah, but, just think...now you can play without guilt.
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Old 01-09-2009, 02:11 PM   #6
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Hey, banner day! I actually got 7 right! I have had every knee problem in the world but have never heard of housemaid's knee. That's a good one LT!

Also didn't get khartoum. I also didn't know about Gloria Vanderbilt's son, but know her jeans and her perfume (all too well - a coworker in the 80's used to wear it heavily and my asthma wasn't fond of it).
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Old 01-09-2009, 02:13 PM   #7
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i missed 2, 3, and 4 today.

anderson cooper is a macaroni!
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Old 01-09-2009, 10:20 PM   #8
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Looking good. 50% and the TorC.
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Old 01-09-2009, 10:54 PM   #9
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Anderson Cooper is Gloria Vanderbilt's son, quicksilver.
I had no idea!

I did better than I have been doing lately. I got the ones in red:

1. Greece
2. Khartoum

3. Malachi
4. Housemaid's Knee
5. Italy
6. The Mark (Deutschmark)
7. Gloria Vanderbilt
8. Lanyard
TRUTH !!

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Old 01-09-2009, 11:02 PM   #10
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You got the same as me, Barbara. Do you think LuckyTrim is going soft on us or are we getting that much smarter this year!
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