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Old 12-11-2008, 04:22 PM   #1
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Trivia 12/11

trivia 12/11
DID YOU KNOW...
SCIENTISTS SAY THAT GESTURING WITH YOUR HANDS WHILE SPEAKING IMPROVES YOUR MEMORY.



1. Dr. Martin Luther King gave his "I Have a Dream" speech in front of what famous landmark ?
(bonus; give the month and year of his assassination...)
2. Name the first European explorer to spot the Hawaiian Islands.
3. Definition ("H")
n.~ An exaggeration or extravagant statement used as a figure of speech, as I could sleep for a year, or This book weighs a ton...
4. Who killed Harvey Milk ?
5. Eric Clapton was a member of what Rock Band when they released the double-album, Wheels of Fire ?
6. Famous Threesomes ;
Executive, _________ , Judicial
7. What classic novel opens with the chapter, The Sound of the Shell ?
8. What was the name of Casper's "good little witch" friend ?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
When introduced in 1930, TWINKIES had a chocolate flavored filling.
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1. The Lincoln Memorial ( April, 1968)
2. Captain James Cook
3. Hyperbole
4. Dan White
5. Cream
6. Legislative
7. Lord of the Flies
8. Wendy
CRAP !!
.....It was originally Banana flavored !
But bananas were in short supply during the second world war, prompting the manufacturers to switch to a vanilla flavored cream filling.

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Old 12-11-2008, 06:28 PM   #2
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Not so good today. I got the ones in red:

1. The Lincoln Memorial ( April, 1968)
2. Captain James Cook
3. Hyperbole

4. Dan White
5. Cream
6. Legislative
7. Lord of the Flies
8. Wendy
CRAP !!
.....It was originally Banana flavored !

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Old 12-11-2008, 07:17 PM   #3
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Geez, I'm back to my normal self. Only got #3, not even the Tor C!
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