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Old 03-30-2009, 09:14 AM   #1
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Trivia 3/30

trivia 3/30
DID YOU KNOW...
The Blue Whale weighs as much as thirty elephants, and is as long as three greyhound busses.

1. Name the Dutch Rock band who had international hits with "Eight Miles High" (1969), and "Radar Love" (1973) .
2. Who's profile is pictured on a U.S. Purple Heart Medal ?
3. What country is home to nearly all of the world's Lemurs ?
4. Who has the distinction of being both the youngest of People magazine's annual "Sexiest Man Alive", as well as the only deceased ex-sexiest man ?
5. Definition (D)
n.~ A tall, multi-layered sandwich filled with a myriad of meats and fillings.
6. What Am I ??
This 1970's polyester-woven uniform of the "lounge Lizard" featured flashy big lapels and wide-flare bell Bottoms. Throw in a polyester shirt (with half the buttons undone to reveal an abundance of chest hair), a big chain medallion, and a pair of platform shoes, and it's "Stud City, man!"
7. What 5-letter word did Time magazine coin in 1926 to refer to Politically left-leaning citizens ?
8. Which 1990's Wimbledon Champ married actress Brooke Shields ?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Caisson Disease was the name originally given to what we now know as diving decompression sickness, "the bends".

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1. Golden Earring
2. George Washington
3. Madagascar
4. John F. Kennedy Jr.
5. Dagwood
6. Leisure Suits
7. "Pinko"
8. Andre Agassi
TRUTH !!
The first documented case of "the bends", in 1841, was of coal miners working in mine shafts which were air-pressurized to keep water out.

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