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Old 11-19-2008, 03:52 PM   #1
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Trivia 11/19

trivia 11/19
DID YOU KNOW...
In 1902, Shep Friedman, in the Morning Telegraph, coins the nickname "Great White Way" for New York city's Broadway. But Shep wasn't referring to the lights- a snowstorm that day had turned the street into, quite literally a slippery "White Way".


1. To which Italian city must I travel to fly into the Christopher Columbus Airport ?
2. What country's only female leader has been Angela Merkel ?
3. What event inspired Herbert Morrison's famous quote, "Oh, the Humanity" ?
4. Under what nick-name did Englishman Joseph Carey Merrick (1862-1890) gain notoriety ?
5. "Operation Enduring Freedom" was the name given to the invasion of what country ?
6. This toy was originally called the "Pluto Platter"......... we know it as the ..........what ?
7. What is measured by a Pluviometer ?
8. Singing sisters Anita, Bonnie, June and Ruth performed under what collective
name ?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
The word "Utopia" is Greek, literally translating as "no place" .
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1. Genoa
2. Germany
3. The Hindenburg disaster
4. The Elephant Man
5. Afghanistan
6. Frisbee
7. Rainfall
8. the Pointer Sisters
TRUTH !
Perhaps it is better translated as a place that does not exist.....

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Old 11-19-2008, 07:36 PM   #2
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I've been gone for awhile, but true to form, all I got was the T or C!

Glad to see you're still doing this, Lucky. thanks!
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Old 11-20-2008, 04:10 PM   #3
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Thx, l-
it's my "addiction"
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