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Old 10-17-2011, 03:59 PM   #1
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trivia 10/17

trivia 10/17
DID YOU KNOW...
At 100 feet long and up to 150 tons, blue whales are the largest creatures ever to exist on Earth. They can get as big as a jet airplane, and 50 people could stand on one of their tongues. Blue whales also have a heart the size of a small car.

1. who is the subject of the novel and film, "lust for life"?
2. by what single-word name is rocker Gordon Sumner known?
3. what team was hank Aaron playing for when he retired?
4. what was the first name of astronomer Halley, of comet fame?
5. who divorced William Powell to marry Clark gable?
6. which NBA team broke with tradition to be the first team to sign a female player?
7. Fill in the Blank ;
The High Dam across the Nile at Aswan creates Lake ______ , one of the
largest reservoirs in the world...
8. Famous Landmarks Dept ;
Given it's current name by John Wesley Powell, it's called Kailab, or "Mountain Lying Down" by the Piute Indians...
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Potato Chips were invented in 1853 by a man named Crum.
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1. VINCENT VAN GOGH
2. STING
3. the Milwaukee brewers
4. EDMUND
5. carol Lombard
6. Indiana pacers
7. Nasser
8. the Grand Canyon
TRUTH !!
potato chips were invented in Sarasota springs by chef George Crum. he was trying to annoy a regular customer who constantly complained that his french fries were too thick. Crum's chips were called "Saratoga chips".

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