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Old 05-26-2010, 04:15 PM   #1
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Trivia 5/26

trivia 5/26
DID YOU KNOW...
The president's aircraft, Air Force One, has a doctor on board at all times and has a medical suite that can function as an operating room.




1. Who was the Drummer for the Clapton band, Cream ?
2. True or False ; Franklin Delano Roosevelt died in office near the end of his third term.
3. what year was the Vietnam film, "the deer hunter" released?
4. Hattie McDaniel was the first afro-american to win an Oscar. she won for
her performance in what film?
5. under what name did WW I spy Gertrude margarita Zelle gain infamy.
6. what character, on which show, did bob Denver portray before moving on to
"Gilligan's island".
7. which Japanese auto maker's name literally means, "three diamonds"?
8. which Japanese auto maker's name literally means, "seven sisters".

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
when brass wire paper fasteners (we call them "staplers" now) were invented
in the 1860's, the patent for the row of pre-formed staples was considered more valuable than the patent for the contraption that applied them .
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1. Ginger Baker

2. False- He Died a few months after beginning his fourth term.
3. 1978
4. GONE WITH THE WIND
5. MATA HARI
6. MAYNARD G. KREBS, THE MANY LOVES OF DOBIE GILLIS
7. Mitsubishi
8. SUBARU
CRAP !!
The first patent for a stapler that would hold a row of pre-formed staples
was not granted until 1887, 21 years after the invention of the brass wire
paper fastener, which accepted one staple at a time (WTF???)

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Old 05-27-2010, 01:44 AM   #2
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