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Old 12-07-2011, 04:41 PM   #1
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trivia 12/7

trivia 12/7
DID YOU KNOW...
Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks; otherwise it will digest itself.

1. The Gobi Desert spans which two countries ?
2. By what Nordic word do we call a very large or violent whirlpool which is generally the result of conflicting tides?
3. In Polish it's "hetman." In Narragansett, "sachem." In Sanskrit, "maharajah." What is it in English?
a. - Idiot
b. - Judge
c. - Actor
d. - Leader
4. What is the hood decal on the 1981 Firebird ?
5. The peculiar playing style of which musician was the origin for his nickname, Satchmo?
6. Rubeus is Latin for what color?
7. What was the title of Stanley Kubrick's controversial movie about brain-washing released in Great Britain in 1971?
8. "Samhain" is the original name for what holiday ?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
The volume of water in the Amazon river is greater than the next eight largest rivers in the world combined
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1. China and Mongolia
2. Maelstrom
3. - d
4. A Phoenix
5. Louis Armstrong
6. Red
7. A Clockwork Orange
8. Halloween
TRUTH !!
The Amazon River pushes so much water into the Atlantic Ocean that, more than one hundred miles at sea off the mouth of the river, one can dip fresh water out of the ocean. The volume of water in the Amazon river is greater than the next eight largest rivers in the world combined and three times the flow of all rivers in the United States combined.



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oops !

sorry about the T or C repeat ............
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