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Old 02-21-2008, 04:27 PM   #1
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Trivia 2/21

trivia 2/21

DID YOU KNOW...
It takes Pluto 25 years to receive as much solar energy as Earth gets in one minute.

1. What is the name of the national wizardry newspaper in the popular Harry Potter book series ?
2. What part of the Fugu (aka Japanese Pufferfish) delicacy is deadly poison if ingested ?
3. What famous vocalist produced an album titled WET , in which every song contained a reference to water ?
4. What motel chain promises, "We'll leave the light on for you" ?
5. With an estimated top speed of over 68 MPH, what's the fastest-swimming of the large fishes ?
6. Can you name the Bill Murray film in which three of his brothers appeared with him ?
7. By what name is early communist revolutionary Lev Davidovich Bronstein better known ?
8. What makes a gun a "rifle" ?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Legendary American Indian football player and Olympic star Jim Thorpe won a national ballroom dancing competition while he was in college.
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1. the daily prophet
2. LIVER
3. barbra streisand
4. MOTEL 6
5. sailfish
6. scrooged
7. leon trotsky
8. SPIRAL GROOVES (RIFLING) IN THE BARREL.
TRUTH !!
He won the intercollegiate ballroom dancing competition in 1912, the same year he led the Carlisle Indian School to the national collegiate football championship, and won the Olympic pentathlon and decathlon competitions in Stockholm.

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Old 02-21-2008, 04:34 PM   #2
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Is anyone else now thinking about that Simpsons' episode when Homer eats fugu?

Interesting trivia as always. :)
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Old 02-21-2008, 04:38 PM   #3
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I assume that in your "Truth or Crap" section you're talking about Jim Thorpe?
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Old 02-22-2008, 09:57 AM   #4
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OOPS !
Thx Buck; fixed it !
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