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Old 12-02-2011, 08:40 AM   #1
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trivia 12/2

trivia 12/2
Did you know…

St. Augustine, FL, was founded in 1565 when Spaniards colonized Florida. This
happened 42 years before the settlement at Jamestown, VA, and 55 years before the
pilgrims landed on Plymouth Rock, MA, making St. Augustine the oldest town in
America.

1. what character in a long-running TV sit-com bought his clothes at Bob's pre-
owned Socks 'n Stuff ?
2. what do you call the wavy line over an n in Spanish words?
3. how many ships did Christopher Columbus command in 1493, when he set sail on his
second voyage to the Americas ?
4. Where is the only place in the world where crocodiles and alligators coexist naturally ?
5. what country has it's Capital at Skopje ?
6. what is the name of United Airlines' low-fare Carrier ?
7. in England, what's a bumbag?
8. what name was given to kidnapped heiress Patty Hearst by the radical SLA ?
(bonus; what does SLA stand for?)
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
By 1997, all of the world's fungi had been described.
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1. AL BUNDY
2. a tilde
3. SEVENTEEN
4. IN THE FLORIDA EVERGLADES
5. MACEDONIA
6. "TED" (FROM THE WORD "UNITED")
7. a fanny pack
8. TANIA-THE SYMBIONESE LIBERATION ARMY
CRAP !!
There are at least ten times as many fungi as vascular plants. In Australia alone it is
estimated that there are at least 250,000 strains of fungi, of which fewer than 5% have
been described.

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Old 12-02-2011, 08:47 AM   #2
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1. AL BUNDY
2. a tilde
3. SEVENTEEN
4. IN THE FLORIDA EVERGLADES
5. MACEDONIA
6. "TED" (FROM THE WORD "UNITED")
7. a fanny pack
8. TANIA-THE SYMBIONESE LIBERATION ARMY
CRAP !!
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Old 12-02-2011, 02:28 PM   #3
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I got the ones in red:

1. AL BUNDY
2. a tilde
3. SEVENTEEN
4. IN THE FLORIDA EVERGLADES
5. MACEDONIA
6. "TED" (FROM THE WORD "UNITED")
7. a fanny pack
8. TANIA-THE SYMBIONESE LIBERATION ARMY
CRAP !!
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Old 12-02-2011, 10:19 PM   #4
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1. AL BUNDY
2. a tilde
3. SEVENTEEN
4. IN THE FLORIDA EVERGLADES
5. MACEDONIA
6. "TED" (FROM THE WORD "UNITED")
7. a fanny pack
8. TANIA-THE SYMBIONESE LIBERATION ARMY
CRAP !!
Boy did I screw that up, somehow in my not-awake mode this morning, I marked the ones I got wrong in red.
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