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Old 10-26-2013, 03:21 PM   #1
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trivia 10/25

trivia 10/25
DID YOU KNOW...
Because of both violence and AIDS, Haiti has the highest percentage of orphans of any country in the Western Hemisphere. Before the 2010 earthquake, the United Nations estimated there were 430,000 orphans.

1. State laws commonly use two different acronyms to describe drunken or impaired driving – what are they ?
2. What are the Top three Chocolate-consuming countries ?
(Choose from the list...)
a. – United Kingdom
b. – Germany
c. – United States
d. – Switzerland
e. – Australia
f. – Belgium
g. – Denmark
3. What future State did the United States invade in 1818 ?
4. Spanning eleven thousand square miles and home to half the population, the Jutland Peninsula form most of what country ?
5. Who is the only non-actor to make People magazine’s “Sexiest Man of the Year” ?
6. What is the numeric term for the Journalistic profession ?
7. Senators Wayne Morris and Ernest Gruening were the only two “Nay”s in this resolution authorizing escalation in Vietnam... name it ....
8. What is a ship doing if it is “Cold-Ironing” ?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Screen legend James Cagney never said that oft-imitated line, “You dirty Rat!” in any film.
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1. DWI and DUI. DWI stands for "driving while intoxicated" and typically refers only to alcohol impairment, while DUI stands for "driving under the influence" and can refer to either alcohol or drugs.
2. – d, a, f
3. Florida
4. Denmark
5. John F. Kennedy Jr.
6. the Fourth Estate
7. the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
8. In Port, Generators down, Using Shore-side Power
TRUTH !!
The closest he came was in the 1932 film Taxi, when he said, “Come out and take it, you dirty, yellow-bellied rat, or I’ll give it to you through the door !”

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