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Old 04-15-2010, 04:09 PM   #1
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Trivia 4/15

trivia 4/15
DID YOU KNOW....
When Baseball phenom Barry Bonds joined the S.F. Giants in 1993, he wore a size 42 uniform jersey ;
Ten years later, the scandal-tainted slugger was wearing a size 52. During the same period his shoe size increased from 10-1/2 to 13.

1. which day of the week is named for the Norse god of thunder?
2. which state has it's largest city at Jackson?
3. who has light brown hair, according to a Stephen foster tune?
4. who was the first Oscar winner to win an Emmy?
Hint; the Oscar was for The Farmer's Daughter- 1947; the Emmy was for her weekly TV anthology series, the _______ ______ show
5. can you name the country where the industrial revolution began?
6. what is measured on the "mohs" scale?
7. what year was baseball's first all-star game?
8. do you recall Romeo's family name? (Romeo and Juliet)
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
W. C. Fields' tombstone reads, "I'd rather be in Philadelphia".
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1. THURSDAY
2. MISSISSIPPI
3. JEANIE
4. LORETTA YOUNG
5. ENGLAND
6. the hardness of minerals
7. 1933
8. MONTAGUE
CRAP !!
It simply reads, "W. C. Fields 1880-1946"
however, Fields, a philadelphia native, did consider the humorous epitaph
at one time. another variation of the rumored epitaph read "i'd rather be dead and buried here than alive and living in philadelphia."

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