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Old 02-02-2011, 04:25 PM   #1
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trivia 2/2

trivia 2/2
DID YOU KNOW...
In Shakespeare's time, theaters had no curtain and used little or no scenery. Playwrights described the setting within the text of the performance.

1. Can you name Japan's second largest city?
2. What Tennis first was achieved by Don Budge in 1938?
3. What were the call letters of America's first commercial radio station?
4. What popular commodity has the chemical symbol AU?
5. How many letters are used in writing Roman Numerals?
6. For which kind of fiction writing is Charles Perrault known?
7. What were the first two initials of the poet Yeats ?
8. How many islands make up Fiji ?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
An early nick-name for a golf ball was a "Featherie".


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1. Yokohama
2. won the FIRST grand slam
3. KDKA
4. GOLD
5. SEVEN
6. fairy tales
7. W.B.
8. Two
TRUTH !!
The early balls were made of compressed feathers, with a leather outer .

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Oops! I just knew #s 5 and 6. Yikes!
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Old 02-02-2011, 04:50 PM   #3
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Just 4 & 5 so don't feel alone BL.
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Old 02-02-2011, 05:12 PM   #4
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Another oops! I did also get #4, so I got #s 4, 5, and 6.

Not trying to one-up you Z! These were hard for me today!
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Old 02-02-2011, 07:16 PM   #5
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Another oops! I did also get #4, so I got #s 4, 5, and 6.

Not trying to one-up you Z! These were hard for me today!
No sweat, BarbaraL. Lousy is still lousy. I'm glad you got another one.
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