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Old 03-16-2012, 07:32 AM   #1
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trivia 3/16

trivia 3/16
Nearly 5 % of all Americans over 50 have at least one Prosthetic (replaced) knee.

1. How many calories do you burn with a thirty-second kiss?
a. - 3
b.- 7
c. - 10
d. - 13
2. What product was the subject of the very first commercial jingle heard on American
a. - Old Gold Cigarettes
b. - Esso Gasoline
c. - Gillette Razor Blades
d. - Ajax Cleanser
3. What job did George Clinton, Daniel Tompkins, Richard Johnson, William R. King,
Andrew Johnson, Hannibal Hamlin and Henry Wilson, etc. have in common?
4. Which NFL team is named after a 19th-century poem?
5. To which of the fifty must I travel to visit the only National Park established to
preserve the works of man rather than the works of nature?
6. What was the name of the doomed sword fishing boat featured in the movie, "the
perfect storm"?
7. what assault weapon is named for the Hebrew for "God is my might"?
8. Which of the original thirteen colonies was founded as a refuge for debtors?

The expression, “His Name is Mud”, used to describe someone who is in big trouble, originated through the fact that Dr. Samuel Mudd aided Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth in his effort to escape the Union Army.
1. - d
2. - d
5. COLORADO (it's the Mesa Verde National Park, site of ancient cliff dwellings)
6. the "andrea gail"
7. uzi
Since the expression, "His name is mud" has origins in England prior to the 1860s, there's no truth to the belief that it was first coined in reference to Dr. Samuel Mudd of Maryland, who holds the dubious distinction of treating John Wilkes Booth's broken leg, which he suffered as a result of leaping off the Ford's Theatre balcony that fateful night he shot Abraham Lincoln.

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