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Old 03-08-2012, 05:35 PM   #1
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trivia 3/8

trivia 3/8
DID YOU KNOW...
FROM THE INVASION THRU 2008, THE USA SPENT AN ESTIMATED $3 MILLION PER MINUTE IN IRAQ.

1.Who was the first baseball player to win both the Cy Young Award (for
pitching) and the Rookie of the Year award ?
( small hint; the year was 1981)
2. Do you recall the name of Budweiser's canine pitchman?
3. Upon its debut in 1982, this newspaper was nicknamed "McPaper" for its concise news
stories and colorful layout; name it.
4. In what year was the tootsie roll invented?
a. - 1896
b. - 1906
c. - 1916
5. Do you remember the last name of the professor on "Gilligan's Island"?
6. How many Hitchcock films did Cary Grant star in?
7. what's the minimum base salary a player can be paid for a season in the NFL?
8. worldwide, how many humans die from AIDS each day?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
The average age of a French oak tree harvested to make wine barrels is 170 years.
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1. Fernando Valenzuela
2.SPUDS McKENZIE
3. USA TODAY
4. - a
5. HINCKLEY
6. FOUR
7. $275,000
8. 8,000 a day
TRUTH !!
This is because older oaks tend to be denser.
Dense oak is very good at mellowing and adding flavor to wine, as well as imparting
color to white wines. there are over 400 species of oak, but only 20 are used for making
wine barrels.


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