"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > The Back Porch > Off Topic Discussions
Click Here to Login
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-21-2006, 02:58 PM   #1
Master Chef
luckytrim's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: southeastern pa.
Posts: 7,838
Trivia 11/21

Trivia 11/21

Did you know…

In 1879, Anna Bates of Canada, who was 7 feet, 5 inches tall, gave birth to a baby weighing 23 pounds, 12 ounces-the heaviest birth weight on record.

1. Name the fictional Doctor who lived on spidermonkey Island.
2. Which US president had a pet badger?
3. By what collective title are Caspar, Balthasar, and Melchior better known?
4. What was the hero (voiced by Woody Allen) called in the animated film, "Antz"?
5. What famous 50's Pro Basketball player was nick-named the "Houdini of the hard-wood"?
6. What affectation caused people to refer to Veronica Lake as the "peek-a-boo girl"?
truth or crap ??
Hall of Famer George Sisler, who held baseball's single-season hit record until Ichoro Suzuki broke it, suffered from double-vision.

1. Dr. Doolittle
4. z-4195
5. bob cousy
Sisler, a first baseman for the St. Louis Browns, hit .407 in 1920, getting 257 hits, a record that held up for 84 years. Two years after setting that record, a severe bout of the flu damaged his sinuses so badly that he was left with permanent double vision. He sat out the whole 1923 season, but trained himself to hit the "two balls" he saw crossing the plate. Astoundingly, he batted over .300 in six of his last seven seasons


Be Yourself ! ..... Everyone else is taken !
luckytrim is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-21-2006, 05:04 PM   #2
Alix's Avatar
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Posts: 23,201
Missed 4 and 5 today but got the rest. Good one! Thanks LT.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it. Robin Williams
Alix is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:17 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.