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Old 12-20-2007, 04:30 PM   #1
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Trivia 12/20

Trivia 12/20
DID YOU KNOW...
There are 461 stations in the New York City Subway system.
1. Which of the fifty has the loon as it's state bird?
2. What's the name of the pig in Charlotte's Web ?
3. Alaska became a state in what year?
4. What character narrates Disney's 1946 tale, Song of the South ?
5. What company manufactures green and yellow tractors ?
6. What legendary fictional character lived on Skull Island ?
7. Name the fictional Scottish town that appears once every 100 years.
8. The island of Cyprus is located in what body of water ?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
A blind woman invented windshield wipers.
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1. minnesota
2. WILBUR
3. 1959
4. UNCLE REMUS
5. JOHN DEERE
6. KING KONG
7.brigadoon
8. MEDITERRANIAN
CRAP !!
She could see very well !
Mary Anderson came up with the idea one snowy, stormy day in 1902 while on a visit to New York City. She noticed the driver of her streetcar was having trouble seeing through the window. She then went home and sketched an effective design, and was awarded a patent in 1903.

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Old 12-20-2007, 04:35 PM   #2
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5 out of 8. Not bad!
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Old 12-20-2007, 04:37 PM   #3
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hey, ALIX !!
missed ya!
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Old 12-20-2007, 04:39 PM   #4
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You too LT. I have more time now, so I'll be a regular again. Thanks for keeping up with these, I did 'em, just didn't always post.
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Old 12-21-2007, 08:23 AM   #5
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Alix, you did good!!! 2 out of 8 for me. Not even the T or C!
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Old 12-21-2007, 10:20 AM   #6
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i missed #'s 3 and 4 today.

i've mentioned it before: it has been known throughout history that much like the inuits, new yorkers have 17 different "f" words for snow.

merry christmas, lt. i hope the gifts you recieve this year aren't trivial.
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