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Old 10-31-2008, 08:08 AM   #1
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Trivia 10/31

trivia 10/31


1. What company takes it's name from the Japanese word for the constellation Pleiades ?
2. What's the only nation that borders on both Pakistan and Bangladesh ?
3. What was the name of the Flintstone's pet saber-tooth tiger ?
4. Who authored the poem, "The Road Not Taken" ?
5. Definition; (L)
n. 1. A clumsy fellow. 2. An inexperienced sailor.
6. What novel begins "Persons attempting to find a motive in this narrative will be prosecuted; persons attempting to find a moral in it will be banished; persons attempting to find a plot in it will be shot" ?
7. What's the three-letter word that represents the Vietnamese Lunar New Year holiday ?
8. An "Umiak" is a larger version of what form of transportation ?
Sigmund Freud was one of the first Rhodes Scholars.
1. Subaru
2. India
3. Baby-Puss
4. Robert Frost
5. Lubber
6. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
7. Tet
8. Kayak
As is often pointed out to parents by academic slackers world-wide, the famous psychoanalyst was a notoriously poor student. Disliked by many of his teachers, Freud had a difficult time landing a university job, and ended up concocting some of his strongest theorems while working as a patent office desk clerk.


Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the 'Titanic' who waved off the dessert cart.
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Old 10-31-2008, 08:14 AM   #2
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Whow, now that I'm a year older, I find my memory is worst that ever! (how long you think I can get away with that excuse? LOL!)
Only got #7. Could never forget that one.........

Thanks, lt. Happy Halloween, and have a good weekend.
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