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Old 10-18-2011, 03:13 PM   #1
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trivia 10/18

trivia 10/18
Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the minimum wage was originally 25 cents per hour on Oct. 24, 1938.
1. What percentage of the Netherlands lies below sea level?
2. What was the name of comic strip soldier Beetle Baily's army post?
3. How many wives did England's King Henry VIII have in his lifetime?
4. What invention allowed McFly to time-travel in the "Back to the Future" movies?
5. what year was "Kitty Litter" first marketed?
6. which of the fifty has Tomato Juice as its State Beverage ?
7. What river runs through the city of Khartoum ?
8. Name that Series ;
Twins Brandon and Brenda move with their parents from Minneapolis to the Golden State..... Brandon's a goody-goody, Brenda's a bitch; but they are both pretty and popular, and fit in nicely with the "cool" crowd at School...........
The stirrup is an Arab invention.

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5. 1947
6. Ohio
7. The Nile
8. Beverly Hills, 90210
the stirrup appeared in China in the first or second century AD, a surprisingly late date, considering men had ridden horses since about 10,000 BC.
In Europe, it's first documented use was in the 8th century.
Some historians believe that medieval feudalism would not have spread without this Chinese invention, as it allowed men to brace and attack with lances and swords, making Knights and Calvary nearly invincible.

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