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Old 10-24-2008, 09:47 AM   #1
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Trivia 10/24

trivia 10/24

DID YOU KNOW...
THE NEW YORK CITY PHONE BOOK HAD 22 HITLERS LISTED BEFORE WORLD WAR II . . . AND NONE AFTER.




1. What same three letters can be placed in front of each of these words to form a new word?
TIME SPORT SAGE SWORD SABLE
2. From which port was the bulk of the British Expeditionary Forces evacuated in 1940 ?
3. Which two countries are home to the Sonoran desert ?
4. What sort of critter comes in a "Persian Blue" variety ?
5. What sort of a game "Octopush" ?
6. What country counts Ruyard Kipling as a native ?
7. If I'm utilizing a Capo, chances are I'm playing the .............what ?
8. What game was originally (1938-48) called "Lexico" ?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Nike is the name of a U.S. military missile.
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1. PAS
2. Dunkirk
3. USA and Mexico
4. Cat
5. Underwater Hockey
6. India
7. Guitar
8. Scrabble
TRUTH !!
The name of "Nike" is attached to more than sneakers !
Named after the Greek Goddess of Victory, Nike also refers to an Army project in the 1940's that resulted in the creation of the Nike / Ajax anti-aircraft missle system.

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Old 10-24-2008, 10:11 AM   #2
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1,4,7,8 and tc today!
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Old 10-24-2008, 12:37 PM   #3
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Pooh, pooh. Tough day, today, lt.
Only got #s 3 & 7.
Thanks. Have a great weekend.
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Old 10-24-2008, 12:50 PM   #4
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PS - I wonder how many Mussolinis were in those same phone books?





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Old 10-24-2008, 10:29 PM   #5
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I got #s 1, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8.

I don't say this as much as I probably should, but thanks for posting these trivia quizzes every day!

Barbara
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Old 10-25-2008, 09:06 AM   #6
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i missed #'s 1 and 7 today. it seems strange to miss #1, but get #8.
btw, there are many houses in yaphank, n.y. (suffolk county, lawn guyland) which are listed as being on hitler street, or himmler, or goering street on their deeds. hitler street is now known as park boulevard.
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Old 10-26-2008, 07:27 AM   #7
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I don't say this as much as I probably should, but thanks for posting these trivia quizzes every day!
YW, Barb; I'm happy that y'all are happy !
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