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Old 11-01-2007, 04:37 PM   #1
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Trivia 11/1

Did you know...
According to plumbers, the hardest item to flush down a toilet is a Ping-Pong ball.
1. What fruit is also known as the "Chinese Gooseberry"?
2. If I suffer from Apiphobia, what is it I fear?
3. In what battle did Britain's King Harold Die?
4. What word describes the minimum number of members on a committee in attendance for it to reach valid decisions?
5. Name the former child star who became a U.S. Ambassador.
6. It's credited to "Lennon & McCartney", but who actually wrote YESTERDAY ?
7. What year was the great Chicago fire ?
8. What sort of food item is a "Fiesta Fip"?
"The Star-Spangled Banner" includes the line, "Their blood has wash'd out their foul footstep's pollution."
1. kiwi fruit
2. bees
7. eighteen seventy-one
8. a hot pepper
Though Americans usually sing only the first part, there are actually four stanzas in francis Scott Key's famous poem. The above quoted line is from the third stanza.
All four stanzas end with the same line:"o'er the land of the free, and the home of the brave."


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Old 11-02-2007, 08:22 AM   #2
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not so good. i missed 1, 5, 6, and 8 today.

1066 was a bad year for us scandinavians/celts. i guess it threw me off.
The next time someone asks what you did this past weekend, squint really hard and say, "Why, what did you hear?"
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