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Old 11-09-2009, 04:10 PM   #1
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trivia 11/9

trivia 11/9
DID YOU KNOW...
According to the Journal of Emergency Medicine, an estimated 17,000 people
die of snakebite every year in India.


1. The French call this menu item Pain Perdu ; What do Americans call it ??
2. If you are in a listless or depressed state, you are said to be in this
area, which is in the ocean near the equator.
3. what brand of spirits has the initials, "CC" in gold on the label?
4. what was Lionel's last name on the "all in the family" series?
5. what was the center-piece of Seattle's world's fair?
6. what world leader narrowly survived an assassination attempt in 1943?
7. what body of water borders Australia on the west?
8. who was film critic roger Ebert's first tv show partner? (hint; first
name was gene)
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Washington D.C.'s "White House" has always been white .
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1. French Toast
2. The doldrums
3. CANADIAN CLUB
4. JEFFERSON
5. THE SPACE NEEDLE
6. ADOLPH HITLER
7. Indian Ocean
8. GENE SISKEL

TRUTH !!
Contrary to popular belief, the White House was always white. A lime-based
whitewash was used in 1798 to protect the sandstone from the elements. The
earliest known written mention of "White House" is from 1812. President
Theodore Roosevelt made the name official in 1901.

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Old 11-09-2009, 04:59 PM   #2
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Okay, it's been awhile, but I got all but #2 (I said limbo) and truth right.
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