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Old 10-30-2012, 08:29 AM   #1
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trivia 10/30

trivia 10/30
The first Jack O’Lanterns were actually made from turnips.

1. “The pony was quiet because he was a little horse” is an example of which of the following;
a. - pun
b. - idiom
c. - hyperbole
d. – paradox
2. Which actor, known primarily for his work in Westerns, was the most decorated soldier of WWII, and a Medal of Honor recipient ?
3. What is the main language of India ?
4. Who was the Norse god of mischief?
a. - Tyr
b. - Loki
c. - Heimdall
d. - Bragi
5. In the NATO Phonetic Alphabet, what word represents M?
6. What is the English translation of "siempre"?
7. Australian Lingo :
"Lights are on but there's nobody home" means the same as _________ ?
a. - Couldn't lie straight in bed
b. - A couple of snags short of a barbie
c. - Went down like a sack of spuds
d. - Show a clean pair of heels
8. True or false ;
Methane is a “Greenhouse” gas.
The Hatfields and McCoys are still feuding ; 8 people died in 2008 alone !
1. – a
2. Audie Murphy
3. Hindi
4. – b
5. Mike
6. Always
7. – b
8. True
the Hatfield – McCoy feud lasted from 1878 to 1891.
The Hatfield-McCoy feud began in the mountainous Tug River valley. The Tug River separates West Virginia from Kentucky and separated most of the Hatfield and McCoy clans.

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