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Old 03-07-2007, 03:50 PM   #1
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Trivia 3/7

TRIVIA 3/7



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Every citizen of Kentucky is required by law to take a bath once a year !
1. Besides Ryan Howard, who did it this year, who is the only other major league baseball player to win Rookie of the Year honors, and then win his league's MVP the next year?
2. What was the name of the brown-bear teacher of Mowgli in Rudyard Kipling's "The Jungle Book"?
3. Which "Batman" TV villain was played by Art Carney?
4. Which country hosted the 1998 Winter Olympic Games?
5. Which of the world's countries is largest in land area?
6. What is grocer A&P's more formal name?
7. How many quarts of beer does a half-barrel keg hold?
8. Who played the role of Dobie Gillis in the 50's sit-com?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Albert Einstein fled the Nazis for the USA during WWII.
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1. CAL RIPKIN
2. baloo
3. the archer
4. japan
5. RUSSIA
6. GREAT ATLANTIC AND PACIFIC TEA COMPANY
7. sixty-two
8. DWAYNE HICKMAN
CRAP !!
Einstein left Germany in 1933, when Hitler was just coming to power. He and his wife Elsa settled in Princeton, New Jersey, and Einstein was sworn in as a U.S. citizen on October 1, 1940. He was already world famous by the time he emigrated, having published his most famous works and won a Nobel Prize.

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Old 03-07-2007, 04:50 PM   #2
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We heartily thank you for the good words about the quality of life in Kentucky. We like to call it "The land of clean living."
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Old 03-07-2007, 05:58 PM   #3
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well, I knew who Dwayne Hickman was. How many of you know that Bob Denver of Gilligan's Island played the beatnik whatzhizname on that show?
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Old 03-08-2007, 08:26 AM   #4
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Maynard G. Krebbs was one of my earliest favorite "Philosophers".............
FYI- when Denver landed that role, his first, he was working as a mailman and high school teacher. He got the chance at the part because he was a friend of hickman's at Loyola college.
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