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Old 10-18-2010, 04:13 PM   #1
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Trivia 10/18

trivia 10/18
DID YOU KNOW...
The fist product to have a bar code was Wrigley's gum.


1. which popular movie was Hollywood's first musical in color ?
2. what is the fruit ingredient of the dish, "brown betty"?
3. what is the more common name for a serviette?
4. can you name the old tv sit-com whose characters included wilbur post?
5. what was Abe Lincoln's political party?
6. which European river is associated with the Lorelei legend?
7. which animals make a noise called stridulation?
8. can you quote the opening line from Melville's "Moby dick"?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
The largest number of children born to one woman is recorded at 69.
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1. "WIZARD OF OZ"
2. APPLES
3. napkin
4. "MR. ED"
5. REPUBLICAN
6. the Rhine
7. crickets
8. "CALL ME ISHMAEL."
TRUTH !!
From 1725-1765, a Russian woman gave birth to 16 sets of twins, 7 sets of
triplets, and 4 sets of quadruplets.

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Old 10-18-2010, 07:05 PM   #2
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DID YOU KNOW...
The fist product to have a bar code was Wrigley's gum. Yes, I did.

1. "WIZARD OF OZ"
2. APPLES
3. napkin
4. "MR. ED"
5. REPUBLICAN
--He was the first Republican president. (First Republican to run was John C. Fremont.)
6. the Rhine
7. crickets
8. "CALL ME ISHMAEL."
TRUTH !!
From 1725-1765, a Russian woman gave birth to 16 sets of twins, 7 sets of
triplets, and 4 sets of quadruplets.--That's just nuts!

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Old 10-19-2010, 01:38 AM   #3
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DID YOU KNOW...
The fist product to have a bar code was Wrigley's gum. I sure do!

1. "WIZARD OF OZ"
2. APPLES
3. napkin ~ cause if an American asks for a napkin, they'll get a diaper
4. "MR. ED"
5. REPUBLICAN
6. the Rhine
7. crickets ~ I guessed a turkey
8. "CALL ME ISHMAEL."
TRUTH !! ~ Stoned guess

Not too bad...


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Old 10-19-2010, 01:44 AM   #4
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7. crickets ~ I guessed a turkey
I guessed peacock!

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Old 10-19-2010, 10:31 AM   #5
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LOL What I think is funny is that in Spanish turkey is pavo, and peacock is pavo real (royal turkey? LOL).

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Old 10-20-2010, 01:57 AM   #7
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Oh, I've known some Royal Turkeys...
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I live in Quebec, which is far more French speaking than English speaking. The French word for a turkey is "dinde". The country Turkey is "Turquie". My friend showed me a label in a t-shirt that read "Fait en [made in] Dinde".
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I live in Quebec, which is far more French speaking than English speaking. The French word for a turkey is "dinde". The country Turkey is "Turquie". My friend showed me a label in a t-shirt that read "Fait en [made in] Dinde".
How funny!

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I live in Quebec, which is far more French speaking than English speaking. The French word for a turkey is "dinde". The country Turkey is "Turquie". My friend showed me a label in a t-shirt that read "Fait en [made in] Dinde".
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