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Old 05-31-2010, 09:16 AM   #1
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Trivia 5/31

trivia 5/31
DID YOU KNOW...
Texas-born President Dwight D. Eisenhower was "Lassoed" by a rodeo stuntman while reviewing his Inaugural Parade.

1. what was the name of the spot where gold was discovered, causing the
California gold rush of 1848?
2. name the five Marx brothers.
3. who was the nanny to the fictional movie family of Jane and Michael
Banks?
4. what type of critter is the mascot for the us naval academy football
squad ?
5. how many times has Meg Ryan been nominated for an Oscar?
6. what famous entertainer connects Liz Taylor and Debbie Reynolds?
7. what is January's birthstone?
8. what is the common name for the french seafood stew that originated in
Marseilles?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
The source of cream of tarter, the fine white powder used in manufacturing baking soda, candies, frostings, etc. is old wine casks.
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1. SUTTER'S MILL
2. GROUCHO, CHICO, HARPO, zeppo and gummo
3. MARY POPPINS
4. GOAT
5. NONE
6. EDDIE FISHER (MARRIED TO BOTH)
7. GARNET
8. BOUILLABAISSE
TRUTH !!
Cream of Tarter is derived from the crystalline acid sediment known as argol that's found inside wine casks.
After the sediment is scraped off, its purified and ground to create cream of tarter.

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