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Old 11-18-2009, 04:16 PM   #1
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Trivia 11/18

trivia 11/18
DID YOU KNOW...
in 1947, marine reservists, headed by major bill Hendricks in loss angels, distributed 5,000 toys to needy children. the campaign was so successful that the following year the marines adopted the practice nation-wide and formed the toys for tots organization. Walt Disney designed and contributed the "toys for tots" logo in 1948.

1. do you recall the name of brazil's all-time greatest soccer player?
2. MSNBC newsman Anderson cooper is the son of what famous socialite?
3. who played the team manager in the movie, "a league of their own"?
4. who was president of the USA in 1860?
5. who played Mrs. cleaver on TV's "leave it to beaver"?
6. name the one major Ohio city that sits on the border with michigan?
7. Definition (S);
n~ 1. Ground meat served on a bun, usually in a spicy sauce .....
8. Which is farther west; Grand Rapids, Mich, or Lansing, Mich. ?

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
flooding is the leading cause of weather-related deaths in the USA.
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1. PELE'
2. gloria vanderbilt
3. TOM HANKS
4. JAMES BUCHANAN
5. BARBARA BILLINGSLY
6. TOLEDO 7. Sloppy Joe
8. Grand Rapids
TRUTH !!
STORM SURGES FROM HURRICANES AND TROPICAL STORMS, AS WELL AS TORRENTIAL DOWN-POURS KILL MORE PEOPLE IN THE USA THAN ANY OTHER WEATHER OCCURRENCE.
MOST OF THESE DEATHS OCCUR NOT BECAUSE PEOPLE ARE FLOODED IN THEIR HOMES, BUT BECAUSE THEY DRIVE OR WALK INTO FLOODED AREAS.

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Old 11-18-2009, 04:43 PM   #2
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Missed 2 and 4, guessed right on 6! LOL.
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