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Old 12-29-2010, 04:05 PM   #1
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trivia 12/29

trivia 12/29
DID YOU KNOW...
Capsaicin, which makes hot peppers "hot" to the human mouth, is best neutralized by casein, the main protein found in milk.

1. which Midwest city is associated with Kellogg's cereals?
2. can you name the European country whose patron saint is named Olav?
3. what sort of animal is the komodo dragon?
4. what famous voyage ended on the sea of tranquility?
5. who's the most famous fictional character created by gaston leroux?
6. which famous movie side-kick had a mule named blossom?
7. If you participate in a 400 meter Hurdle race - How many hurdles do you encounter ?
8. What is the Primary Spice in Mulligatawny Soup ?

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
The Ancient Romans used to fortify their wine with lead.
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1. BATTLE CREEK
2.NORWAY
3. LIZARD
4. THE FIRST TRIP TO THE MOON
5. the phantom of the opera
6. GABBY HAYES
7. ten
8. Curry
TRUTH !!
Romans discovered that mixing lead with wine not only helped preserve wine, but also gave it a sweet taste and succulent texture.
( Chronic lead poisoning has often been cited as one of the causes of the decline of Rome )

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Old 12-29-2010, 04:17 PM   #2
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1. BATTLE CREEK--One of the places we got to visit on our long 2008 vacation.
2.NORWAY
3. LIZARD
4. THE FIRST TRIP TO THE MOON

5. the phantom of the opera--It was right there on the edge of my brain!
6. GABBY HAYES
7. ten
8. Curry--Probably better than my guess of nutmeg. LOL
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Old 12-30-2010, 10:31 AM   #3
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1. BATTLE CREEK
2.NORWAY
3. LIZARD
4. THE FIRST TRIP TO THE MOON
5. the phantom of the opera
6. GABBY HAYES
7. ten
8. Curry
TRUTH !!
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