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Old 12-05-2012, 04:33 PM   #1
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trivia 12/5

trivia 12/5
DID YOU KNOW...
An American living in Japan in 1869 invented the rickshaw to
Transport his invalid wife.
1. 2. Name the TV Crime-fighter who drove an auto named "Black Beauty".
2. What is the agent number of TV cartoon character Secret Squirrel?
3. How long was the title character marooned in the novel, "Robinson Crusoe"?
4. What does a Lepidopterist Collect or study?
5. What does the name, Pinocchio" translate to in English?
6. What is the name of the Central American country formerly known as British
Honduras?
7. "Unadulterated Food Products" is the original name of what beverage maker?
8. What was Detective Harry Callahan's badge number in the "Dirty Harry" films?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Nitrous Oxide (laughing gas) was at one time added to whipped cream to make it
sprayable.
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1. GREEN HORNET
2. 000
3. over 28 years
4. BUTTERFLIES
5. pine-eye
6. BELIZE
7. Snapple
8. 2211
TRUTH !!
In 1932, a chemist named Charles Goetz tackled the problem of whipped cream turning
runny and un-usable shortly after being made. He added laughing gas to it, and ice-
cream parlors everywhere rejoiced.
(He used the same technology on shaving cream, by the way...)


TRUTH OR CRAP ??
"Eric Von Zipper" was the original name of the "Rocky Horror Show" character, Dr.
Frank-n-Furter.




CRAP !!
The character Eric Von Zipper has no connection to "Rocky Horror". Von Zipper was a
regular character in the early 60's "Beach Party" movie series starring Frankie Avalon
and Annette Funicello.
Played by Harvey Lembeck, Von Zipper was the leader of the Rat Pack, a bumbling
Biker Gang.

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