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Old 12-30-2009, 10:04 AM   #1
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Trivia 12/30

trivia 12/30
DID YOU KNOW...
The State which averages the most tornadoes each year is Texas .

1. Really tough question Dept;
What team's baseball cap was Tom Selleck wont to wear in most of his Magnum, P.I. episodes ?
2. What constellation is depicted on the Australian flag ?
3. What, exactly, does an Electrocardiogram produce ?
4. Where are a butterfly's taste buds ?
5. Which country produces the overwhelming majority of Panama Hats ?
6. In the movie Finding Nemo, what kind of fish were Marlin and Nemo ?
7. What are the only two "Vegetables" the are really in the "Flower" family ?
8. Which fruit is the best source of vitamin c, Strawberries, Kiwifruit, or oranges ?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
When you've had too much to drink, and you are too far from home, a few cups of strong coffee will sober you up so you can get home........
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1. Detroit Tigers
2. the Southern Cross
3. an ultra-sound of the heart
4. on it's feet
5. Ecuador
6. Clownfish
7. Broccoli and Cauliflower
8. Strawberries
CRAP !!
It is widely believed that consuming coffee when drunk will sober a person up, but this myth has now been debunked by researchers. While alcohol may lessen the effects of caffeine, caffeine does not reverse the impaired decision-making brought on by alcohol. The mistaken belief that it does could have tragic results, as people too impaired to drive may choose to get behind the wheel after downing a few cups of coffee. Furthermore, because caffeine makes people feel more alert, it makes it harder for those who are drunk to recognize that their cognitive processes remain impaired.

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Old 12-30-2009, 02:33 PM   #2
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I did well with all the food related bits, not so well with the rest!

Hey, my theory about coffee has to do with it being a diuretic. It makes you go to the bathroom more, so it doesn't get metabolized. That presumes of course that you are drinking a ton of water too. LOL. OK, I know thats a faulty theory, but I like it anyway.
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