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Old 10-24-2006, 05:33 PM   #1
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Trivia 10/24

trivia 10/24
DID YOU KNOW...
The Myth: Dry cleaning is dry cleaning.
The Fact: Dry cleaning isnít really dry. The clothes are put in a large washing machine and treated with a variety of chemical solutions, such as perchloroethylene, after which a drier removes the solvents. Cleaned, yes. Dry, no. Itís called ďdryĒ cleaning because no water is used.

1. Who was the first European to explore North America?
2. In what country did the Kilt originate?
3. In National Lampoonís Vacation, what fictional theme park were the Griswolds trying to get to?
4. Where in the USA is the UFO Museum located?
5. What is the name of the vehicle that transports Scooby-Do and the gang around?
6. What company claims to be the "Most Trusted Name in Electronics"?
7. What Broadway hit is set in the New York City Municipal Orphanage?
8. Of the latest five US Presidents, (Carter, Reagan, Bush, Clinton and Bush) which one had the highest job approval rating after one year in office?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
The "Great Leap to Freedom" in the dance world refers to Rudolf Nureyev's daring escape from the Russian KGB at Le Bourget airport in Paris in 1961.
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1. LEIF ERIKSSON
2. france (HUH???)
3. WALLY WORLD
4. ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO
5. mystery machine
6. RCA
7. "ANNIE"
8. jimmie carter at 76%
TRUTH !!
After defecting to the west, Nureyev quickly became a superstar of ballet, receiving wild acclaim on a par with Mick Jagger and Andy Warhol. He joined London's Ballet Company and partnered with Margot Fonteyn, giving new life to such classics as "Giselle" and "Swan Lake".
He died of AIDS complications in 1993.

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Old 10-24-2006, 05:40 PM   #2
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He died of AIDS complications in 1993.
Nureyev? Now this I did not know.
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