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Old 12-09-2011, 07:40 AM   #1
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trivia 12/9

trivia 12/9
DID YOU KNOW....
Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.

1. What Asian city has an urban area called “Kowloon” ?
2. Can you name the 5-season long private eye TV series that starred Bruce Willis and Cybill Shepherd ?
3. Fill in the blank;
For his brilliant, but minority, Supreme court opinions, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. was nicknamed “The Great _________” .
4. Can you name the player who was the first ever to have a home run against every Major league team ?
(Hint; “Slammin’ Sammy” )
5. Do you recall the two Nixon Aides who were nicknamed “The Katzenjammer Kids” ?
6. Does the motto, “Faster, Higher, Stronger” ring a bell ?
What international organization uses it ?
7. Which island, perched over the Mid-Atlantic ridge, has no native reptiles or amphibians ?
8. Which country was the home of famous puzzler Erno Rubik ?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
According to the Guinness book, the largest snowflake ever measured was an amazing 15 inches wide...
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1. Hong Kong !
2. Moonlighting
3. Dissenter
4. Sammy sosa
5. Haldeman and Ehrlichman
6. The Olympic Games
7. Iceland
8. Russia

TRUTH !!
An amazing 15 inches wide by 8 inches thick !
It was measured by ranch owner Mathew Coleman at Fort Keogh, Montana in 1887 and reported in the journal Monthly Weather review.

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