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Old 11-26-2008, 12:38 PM   #1
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Trivia 11/26

trivia 11/26


DID YOU KNOW...
DEFEATING THE PURPOSE:
IN ANCIENT ROME, LADIES BATHED IN SWAN FAT AND DONKEY MILK.

1. In what US city do all three of the pro sports franchises use the same two main team colors ?
2. What CEO bounced back after being fired by Henry Ford II in 1978 ?
3. Who was professional golf's first earnings millionaire ?
4. A Chinese man digging a well in 1970 discovered an 8,000-man "Army"
made of..... what ?
5. Before they moved to Newark and became the Jersey Devils, what was the team's name ?
(Hint; it was the same name now used by a professional baseball club)
6. The 1968 film CHARLY was based on what literary work ?
7. Which stroke is swum first in a "Medley" swimming event ?
8. The word "Buttonhook" is used in what sport ?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
A "GEEK" is a carnival performer known for such antics as biting the heads off live chickens.
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1. Pittsburgh
2. Lee Iacocca
3. Arnold Palmer
4. Terra-Cotta
5. Colorado Rockies
6. Flowers for Algernon
7. The Butterfly
8. Football
TRUTH !!
While the term has come to connote a nerdy, bespectacled computer expert (usually lacking in social skills), the "geek" used to be more commonly known as the wild man in traveling shows- usually performing in a pit full of snakes.

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