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Old 04-26-2011, 04:58 PM   #1
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trivia 4/26

trivia 4/26
DID YOU KNOW...
Abraham Lincoln was the first president to ever be photographed at his inauguration. In the photo, he is standing near John Wilkes Booth, his future assassin.

1. What are the two States originally separated by the Mason-Dixon line?
2. Who was the first Oscar winner to win an Emmy?
3. What famous song debuted in the 1942 movie, "Holiday Inn"?
4. What breed of dog was the movie star Rin-Tin-Tin?
5. On what day of the week was nursery rhyme character Solomon Grundy born?
6. What's the culinary term that literally means "Sandwich Table"?
7. "Cowboy Coffee" is nothing more than any other pot of strong coffee, but
with one secret ingredient added to the beans;
what is that ingredient?
8. What natural formation is the USA's first National Monument?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Albert Einstein was one of the first "Rhodes Scholars".
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1. PENNA. AND MARYLAND
2. Loretta Young
3. "WHITE CHRISTMAS"
4. GERMAN SHEPHERD
5. MONDAY
6. SMORGASBORD
7. egg shells
8. Devil's Tower, Wyoming
CRAP !!
As is often pointed out to parents by academic slackers worldwide, the famous physicist was a notoriously poor student.
Disliked by many of his teachers, he had a difficult time landing a University job, and ended up concocting some of his strongest theorems while working as a Patent Office clerk.

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Old 04-26-2011, 07:20 PM   #2
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I got the ones in red:

1. PENNA. AND MARYLAND--whoops, I went the wrong direction and said Virginia (I guess that would have made it really uncomfortable for D.C.!)
2. Loretta Young
3. "WHITE CHRISTMAS"
4. GERMAN SHEPHERD

5. MONDAY
6. SMORGASBORD--I got this one, but I have also heard it means "Groaning table" from all the food put on the table.
7. egg shells
8. Devil's Tower, Wyoming
CRAP !!
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