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Old 12-21-2007, 10:22 AM   #1
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Trivia 12/21

TRIVIA 12/21
DID YOU KNOW...
ITíS IMPOSSIBLE TO DROWN IN QUICKSAND.
1. What is the title of the 1988 Bill Murray Christmas movie ?
2. What is the opening line of Melville's Moby Dick ?
3. Which U.S. President was the first to die in office ?
4. Which first lady created the "Beautification of America" program ?
(Bonus; among other initiatives,what roadside icon did she target ?)
5. What body part did kidnappers send to the family of John Paul Getty III as proof they had him ?
6. On which quiz show does a contestant call "BANK" to keep the accumulated cash ?
7. Which country uses Shekels as it's currency ?
8. What was athlete Florence Griffith- Joyner's nick-name?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
The legendary feuding families, the Hatfields and the McCoys, didn't even live in the same state.
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1. SCROOGED
2. "CALL ME ISHMAEL"
3. WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON
4. lady bird johnson (billboards)
5. AN EAR
6. "the weakest link"
7. ISRAEL
8. FLO-JO
TRUTH !!
But they lived pretty close to each other....
A border stream called the Tug Fork separated the two families; the McCoys lived on the Kentucky side of the stream and the Hatfields on the West Virginia side.
There is some disagreement over what started the whole thing; some accounts trace the families' troubles to the American Civil War and other accounts tell of a stolen pig. Whatever the reason, the feud escalated when Johnse Hatfield impregnated Roseanna McCoy and refused to marry her.
The feud was a bloody one with both clans suffering losses during the 1880's and 1890's.

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