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Old 04-15-2010, 03:09 PM   #1
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Trivia 4/15

trivia 4/15
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)
W. C. Fields' tombstone reads, "I'd rather be in Philadelphia".
6. the hardness of minerals
7. 1933
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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