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Old 03-12-2008, 04:09 PM   #1
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Trivia 3/12

trivia 3/12
DID YOU KNOW...
The Wooly Mammoth, extinct since the last ice age, had tusks as long as 16 feet.


1. Who or what was the first to be called a "Blockbuster" ?
2. How many astronauts have walked on the moon ?
3. Name the famous General who said, "It is well that war is so terrible, or we should grow too fond of it" ?
4. What's the more common term to describe "Poikilothermal" animals ?
5. What TV sit-com character was co-captain of his high school's bouillabaseball team ?
6. Which country is comprised of more than 17,000 islands ?
7. What product's TV ads used the catchphrase "ring around the collar" ?
8. What year was bubble gum introduced ?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
The first jack-o-lanterns were carved from turnips.
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8. 1928
TRUTH !!
Well, usually turnips... but sometimes beets, rutabagas, or potatoes.
The custom of carving turnip lanterns for Halloween originated in Ireland. When the Irish began immigrating to the USA, they switched to pumpkins, which were more readily available, bigger, and easier to carve.

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You're killing me here, Lucky!
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Old 03-13-2008, 03:43 PM   #3
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