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Old 10-10-2012, 04:23 PM   #1
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trivia 10/10

trivia 10/10
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Countless excellent phrases, now commonly used, occur first in Shakespeare, including one fell swoop, vanish into thin air, play fast and loose, be in a pickle, foul play, tower of strength, flesh and blood, be cruel to be kind, and with bated breath.

1. Nacre is an organic-inorganic composite material more commonly known as what?
2. “ICE” word;
... a machine used to perform a specific purpose or task...
3. In fable who pulled the thorn from the lions paw ?
4. Henry Dougherty patented his famous “Pooper Scooper” in what year ?
a. – 1962
b. – 1968
c. – 1972
d. – 1976
5. What does “Soviet” translate to in English ?
6. What was the name of Moses and Aaron's sister?
7. Name the three races that constitute Horse Racing’s coveted “Triple Crown” ...
8. What is a ziggurat?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
A French golfer has never won the French Open (often referred to as Roland Garros named after the famous French aviator Roland Garros).
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1. Mother of Pearl
2. Device
3. Androcles
4. – c
5. Council
6. Miriam
7. Kentucky Derby, Preakness, Belmont Stakes
8. a tower
TRUTH !!
.....basically, because the French open is a TENNIS event.

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Old 10-10-2012, 05:38 PM   #2
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I got the ones in red:

1. Mother of Pearl
2. Device
3. Androcles
4. – c

5. Council
6. Miriam
7. Kentucky Derby, Preakness, Belmont Stakes

8. a tower
TRUTH !!
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Old 10-10-2012, 05:47 PM   #3
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Okay, I got 6 and 7 and thought I got more but I was wrong.

I got the TorC right and for the exact reason - I thought to myself, isn't that a Tennis Tournament?
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