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Old 10-29-2009, 04:59 PM   #1
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Trivia 10/29 DID YOU KNOW... In 2009, U.S. national health expenditures per capita ar

trivia 10/29
In 2009, U.S. national health expenditures per capita are $8,160 and are projected to be $13,100 in 2018. They were $2,814 per capita in 1990.

1. whist is an early form of what card game?
2. what dish is named for the french word, "alamelle"?
3. in what sport is a cesta used?
4. which state is bordered by both carolinas?
5. what snack food gets it's name from the latin word, "bracellus"?
6. who was the movie's first superman?

7. which classic tv comedy show of the 60's featured a regular awarding of "the fickle
finger of fate" statuette?
8. what city is home to the famous capotilie hill?
rocky road ice cream was inspired by a section of highway in maine.
1. bridge
2. omelette
5. pretzel
6. kirk alyn

dreyer's ice cream (sold as "edy's" east of the great divide) invented rocky road in 1929.
william dreyer added walnuts (later replaced with almonds) to his chocolate ice cream
and, using his wife's sewing shears, cut marshmallows into bite-size pieces to make the
first batch of rocky road, a name that gave people something to smile about in the face of
the great depression.


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Old 10-29-2009, 09:36 PM   #2
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Yeesh. Got 2 right.
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