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Old 03-14-2007, 02:39 PM   #1
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trivia 3/14

trivia 3/14

Contrary to popular belief, though it originated there, today there are almost no Buddhists in India, nor have there been for about a thousand years.
1. Who wrote "The World According to Garp"?
2. What famous comic is also famous for his paintings of clowns?
3. When the cartoon mouse we know as Mickey made his 1928 debut, what was he called in that first cartoon?
4. What year saw Robert Peary become the first human to reach the north pole?
5. In what U.S. city did the traffic light make it's debut?
6. What are the first seven words of the Declaration of Independence?
7. How many pre-cooked hamburgers does the White Castle chain get from a pound of ground beef?
8. Who played the role of Frank burns in the 1970 movie "M*A*S*H" ?
Lichens are plants that grow without soil.

1. john irving
4. 1909
5. cleveland, ohio
7. eighteen
They aren't plants at all! Lichens are fungi that usually grow where plant's won't, on rocks, particles of desert sand, the dried bones of dead animals, and even on old rusty metal. Extremely adaptable to all sorts of weather conditions, they can slow down their metabolic processes to survive extremes of heat and cold.


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Old 03-14-2007, 04:37 PM   #2
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Old 03-15-2007, 06:24 AM   #3
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I got 12.5% and the Truth or Crap. Mudbug, 50% is sounding brilliant to me right now.
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