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Old 11-23-2009, 04:30 PM   #1
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Trivia 11/23

trivia 11/23
DID YOU KNOW...
Van Camp's Pork and Beans were a staple food for Union soldiers in the Civil War.

1. what was the president's salary in Washington's era?
2. What is the compensation a President receives today (2009) ?
3. what is the only national park named after a person, and what state is it in?
4. what was Lyndon Johnson's middle name?
5. who was merv griffin's television talk show side-kick?
6. where is coca-cola's corporate headquarters?
7. what is the only lake in the world that is directly on the equator?
8. what does the marine motto, "semper fidelis"
translate to in english?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
NU-MEX SWEETS, TEXAS 1015 SUPERSWEETS, AND SWEET IMPERIALS ARE ALL NAMES OF PEONIES.
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1. $25,000
2. The President earns a $400,000 annual salary
(along with a $50,000 annual expense account, a $100,000 non-taxable travel account and $19,000 for entertainment.)
3. teddy Roosevelt-north dakota
4. BAINES
5. ARTHUR TREACHER
6. ATLANTA
7. LAKE VICTORIA
8. "ALWAYS FAITHFUL"
CRAP !!
these are all names of onions.
sweet onions must contain at least 6% sugar and have lower levels of sulpher, the compound that causes you to tear. they also have a higher water content than other onions.

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