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Old 03-16-2007, 08:44 AM   #1
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trivia 3/16

trivia 3/16
Did you know…

Americans began practicing shoe rationing in 1943 as part of the war effort. Each citizen was limited to owning three pairs of shoes per year.
1. Who lived at the Double-R Bar Ranch?
2. Which First Lady had the distinction of being the tallest ?
3. What's the best-known work by composer Paul Dukas ?
4. Can you name the NFL legend who was selected to the Pro Bowl each of his first nine seasons ?
5. In the decade of the eighties, how many times did Grete Waitz win the New York City Marathon?
6. What's the name of the award that goes to the best college golfer of the year?
7. What was "Dirty Harry's" last name?
8. What breed of dog was President Nixon's "Checkers"?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
In the first decade of the 20th century, college football was considered a genteel activity for the upper class only.
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1. ROY ROGERS AND DALE EVANS
2. ELEANOR ROOSEVELT
3. "the sorcerer's apprentice"
4. lawrence taylor
5. NINE
6. the nicklaus award
7. CALLAHAN
8. COCKER SPANIEL
CRAP !!
College football was a Bruising sport. In 1905, 18 players lost their lives, and 159 were permanently disabled in College games. During that era, protective gear of any kind was a rarity. Punching, kicking, gouging and locking arms was common. One-fourth of all college games ended in mob brawls.

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Old 03-16-2007, 09:59 AM   #2
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I missed no. 2 and 3. Was fun trying, though.
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Old 03-16-2007, 01:38 PM   #3
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Only got 1, 2, 7 and 8.
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