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Old 06-20-2011, 05:48 PM   #1
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trivia 6/20

trivia 6/20
DID YOU KNOW...
The idea of Father's Day was conceived slightly more than a century ago by Sonora Dodd of Spokane, Wash., while she listened to a Mother's Day sermon in 1909. Dodd wanted a special day to honor her father, William Smart, a widowed Civil War veteran who was left to raise his six children on a farm.

1. can you name the five states that border Illinois?
2. by what name was flying ace Manfred von Richthofen better known?
3. who was the first tsar of Russia?
4. which of the fifty is called the beaver state?
5. who was the famous daughter of Powhaton?
6. what is the length of a bowling lane from foul line to head pin?
7. Which place is the coldest ;
Alaska
Siberia
Yukon
8. What's the name for a tray to hold type in printing ?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Ancient Egyptians used salt to preserve their mummies.
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1. IOWA, MISSOURI, Kentucky, INDIANA, WISCONSIN
2. THE RED BARON
3. Ivan the terrible
4. Oregon
5. POCAHONTAS
6. 60 feet
7. Siberia
8. Galley
TRUTH !!
Four different types of salt were used to help dry out the body's moisture, prior to the wrapping process.

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