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Old 03-05-2008, 03:54 PM   #1
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Trivia 3/5

trivia 3/5
DID YOU KNOW...
IT WOULD TAKE 5,000 STRANDS OF SPIDER WEB TO MAKE A RIBBON ONE INCH WIDE.
1. At what weight does a scrod become a cod ?
2. Who was the first comic strip artist to win a Pulitzer Prize ?
(Hint; the year was 1975)
3. Who was the first non-European to win the Tour de France bike race ?
(Hint; the year was 1986)
4. If "good" is positive, and "better" is comparative, what is "best" ?
5. In the book and film, The Hunt for Red October, who or what was Red October ?
6. Examples of this class of automobile would be the Chevrolet Avio, the Honda Fit, and the Nissan Versa, among others...........what class are we referring to ?
7. What is O.J. Simpson's full name ?
8. What was the name of the pricey jeans, popular in the late seventies, that sported a wild-maned horse on the back pocket for it's trademark ?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
"Tiramisu" means "knock me down" in Italian.
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1. at 2 1/2 pounds
2. gary trudeau, for editorial cartooning
3. greg lemond
4. superlative
5. A SUBMARINE
6. SUB-COMPACT
7. ORENTHAL JAMES SIMPSON
8. jordache
CRAP !!
The literal translation is "pick me up". Using the phrase for the dessert no doubt was inspired by it's two caffeine-based ingredients, espresso and cocoa.

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Old 03-05-2008, 08:46 PM   #2
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I've got to start studying! I got numbers 2, 4, 5, 7, and 8. I had no clue about scrod/cod or tiramisu (I had it once but didn't know about the name). I could have come up with Greg Lemond if I had thought about it long enough, but his name wouldn't come to me.

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Old 03-06-2008, 08:01 AM   #3
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I got 5 out of 8, wrong. See you at the library, Barbara!
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Old 03-06-2008, 11:37 AM   #4
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i missed 1,2, and 6.
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