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Old 10-02-2012, 04:13 PM   #1
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trivia 10/2

trivia 10/2
DID YOU KNOW...
The earthworm can clear and aerate half a pound of soil in a day. There are, on average,
3 million worms per acre of fertile soil.

1. In which classic novel is an overweight boy given the nickname “Piggy” ?
2. Who wrote, Around the World in Eighty Days ?
3. What’s the more common name for a polecat ?
4. What famous vessel is now a tourist attraction in Long Beach, California ?
5. In the famous baseball poem, how many men were on base when the mighty Casey struck out ?
6. Geographically speaking, what is a Col ?
7. What is kept in a “Doomsday” vault at the end of a tunnel hundreds of feet beneath the permafrost on the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen ?
8. In militaryspeak, what is an aerodynamic personnel decelerator ?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Marge Simpson has been featured in Playboy magazine photo shoot.
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1. Lord of the Flies
2. Jules Verne
3. Skunk
4. RMS Queen Mary
5. Two – Flynn was on third: Jimmy Blake on second
6. A gap or saddle-like depression between mountain peaks that often serves a a pass
7. seeds
8. a parachute
TRUTH !!
Marge, of TV’s The Simpsons, in 1979, was seen in near-nudity in a three-page pictorial spread.

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I only got #s 2, 3, 4 and Truth.

I kept trying to figure out what #8 was, and was saying to myself, "Something that slows people down. Something that slows people down." Duh! A parachute sounds so obvious now! I was trying to think of something more earthbound.
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Old 10-02-2012, 07:25 PM   #3
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I missed #1 and #6.
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I thought it was a seatbelt.
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Old 10-03-2012, 07:43 AM   #5
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I thought it was a seatbelt.
Huh? Thought what was a seatbelt?
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Huh? Thought what was a seatbelt?

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