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Old 12-16-2009, 03:52 PM   #1
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Trivia 12/16

trivia 12/16
Tibetans, Mongolians, and people in parts of western China put salt in their tea, not sugar.

1. what is the largest state east of the Mississippi?
2. what does FAX stand for?
3. what country is the most populated of the European union members?
4. what year saw chubby checker's "the twist" come in as the best-selling
single of the year?
5. how old was Shirley temple when she appeared in her first movie?
6. do you recall the name of the actor who played "superman" in the 1950's television series?
7. what famous conservative columnist ran unsuccessfully for mayor of new York city in 1965?
8. what philosopher is called the father of communism?
Clarence Birdseye invented the modern method of quick-freezing food after observing Eskimos.
3. Germany
4. 1962
5. three
7. William F. Buckley
8. Karl Marx
When Birdseye spent time as a fur trapper in the far North in the middle of winter, he observed the Eskimos freezing food at a rapid rate, and he found that the food, when thawed, tasted much fresher than food frozen in the spring or fall, when the freezing process took longer.
He returned to the USA and perfected the quick-freeze machine to accomplish the process at any time of the year.
This was the beginning of the Birdseye Frosted Foods Company that exists

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