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Old 04-08-2011, 10:15 AM   #1
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trivia 4/8

trivia 4/8
DID YOU KNOW...
Whales and other cetaceans move through the water by plunging their tails up and down in a vertical motion. This action distinguishes them from fish, which move their tails from side to side when swimming.

1. Who was the first US president to win a Nobel Peace Prize?
2. What was the name of the 50's radio detective billed as a "friend to
those who need a friend"?
3. Which occupation is associated with London's Fleet Street?
4. Which fictional character encountered the Headless Horseman?
5. How many States were part of the Civil War Confederacy?
6. To which island must I travel to visit the city of Cagliari?
7. Fill in the blank;
In 1998, bumper stickers reading "My Governor can beat up your Governor"
became very popular in ___________ .
( Hint; looking for a State name )
8. Name that food item ;
Beaten Egg Whites, sugar, and Cream of Tartar....................

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
In Denmark, New Year's Eve celebrants throw old dishes at the homes of their friends.
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1. TEDDY ROOSEVELT
2. Boston Blackie
3. NEWSPAPERS
4. ICHABOD CRANE
5. ELEVEN
6. Sardinia
7. Minnesota
8. Meringue
TRUTH !!
Danes save old dishes all year long to carry out this odd holiday tradition.
A pile of broken dishes at the front door of a home indicates its residents have lots of friends.

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