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Old 03-08-2013, 09:58 AM   #1
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trivia 3/8

trivia 3/8
Question ; What do the TV shows S.W.A.T. (1975), Welcome Back, Kotter (1976), Miami Vice (1985), and The Heights (1992) have in common?
Answer ; All their theme songs became hit singles and reached #1 on the pop chart.



1. What sort of food item comes in a nicoise, picholine, and arbequina variety?
2. In 1908, when she was thirteen, Mary Pickford acted in her first movie; how many
films did she make in her first year?
3. What "Saturday Night Live" call-in show asked listeners to "dial 555-4444" ?
4. How many nations besides the USA use lethal gas for executing criminals?
5. What store chain had it's rise to success chronicled in a book titled, "Pour Your Heart
Into It"?
6. What month doubles as national oatmeal month and national hot tea month ?
7. What big-shot deal maker wrote a book titled, "The Art of the Deal"?
8. What "Revenge of the Nerds" character spent most of the movie with his finger up his
nose?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Scotch Tape was originally developed for the auto industry.
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1. OLIVE
2. forty-five
3. "coffee talk"
4. ZERO
5. starbucks
6. JANUARY
7. DONALD TRUMP
8. BOOGER
TRUTH !!
Scotch tape was created by the #M Company, which was busy manufacturing sandpaper
at the time.
It was in the 1920's, and auto factory workers were having difficulty painting those two-
toned cars that were the rage at the time. To get a clean edge between the colors, they
requested a tape that stick when needed and then peel off cleanly and easily. At first, the
tape had adhesive only along the edge, which was found to be ineffective, so #M went to
work on the problem, and in the meantime, auto workers dubbed the invention "Scotch
Tape", due to the thrifty amount of glue.
After the tape was re-tooled, the old name, er, stuck!

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