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Old 05-05-2006, 07:48 AM   #1
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Groundhog Day occurs on February 2 because it's considered to be the middle of winter. It falls halfway between the winter solstice in December and the vernal equinox in March. This is also right about the time that groundhogs end their hibernation. Since the ceremony started in Punxsutawney, PA, in 1887, the groundhog has "seen his shadow" roughly 90% of the time.

1. what percentage of the world's daily oil usage is consumed in the USA?
2. before 1970, what was the USA's favorite "take-out" food?

3. after 1970, and still today; what's the USA's favorite "take-out" food?
4. how many feathers does the NBC peacock TV logo have?
5. what former world leader now hosts a fishing show on polish TV?
6. whose tennis dress is included in the collection of the smithsonian's national museum of american history?
forty-seven james bond movies have been made since the 1960's.
1. 43% (40%)
2. chinese food (pizza?)
4. SIX (the original peacock had eleven, but lost five when the logo was re-designed in 1986-LT)
5. lech walesa (??)
depending on your interpretation of an official bond movie, there have been twenty, or twenty-two, starting with "dr. no" in 1962 and ending with "die another day" (2002)


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Old 05-05-2006, 08:18 AM   #2
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i missed #1 today, and guessed corectly on #'s 5 and 6. got the crap correct. 47 seemed extreme.

and do they bait hooks with chunks of tuna or salmon to catch worms on polish fishing shows?
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