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Old 06-22-2009, 04:09 PM   #1
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Trivia 6/22

trivia 6/22
DID YOU KNOW...
The following is a sample of remedies that were recommended to ward off the Black Plague in the fourteenth century;
Sitting between two great bonfires; Killing all Swallows; smoking tobacco (this one may have even worked !); Breaking up the air with loud noises (bells were rung constantly); Standing n front of a latrine and inhaling the stench; Washing one's body with goat urine; Applying the entrails of a young pigeon or a new-born puppy on the forehead of an afflicted person.

1. What Colonial inventor suggested Daylight Saving Time ?
2. If I order an appetizer of Crudités, what type of food will I be served ?
3. the coast of Belgium lies on what body of water ?
4. Of his six wives, how many did Henry VIII have beheaded ?
5. In 1907, the Stanley special won a race at Daytona, Florida; what was it's power source ?
6. Name Mickey Mouse's two famous dog companions...
7. Name that Celebrity;
While shooting To Catch a Thief on the Riviera, she caught a Prince...
8. Definition (S);
n.~ 1. the natural height of a human or animal body in an upright position. 2. A level achieved ; position among peers.
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
the average weight of an adult human brain is under a pound.
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1. Ben Franklin
2. Raw Vegetables
3. The North Sea
4. Two
5. Steam Engine
6. Pluto and Goofy
7. Grace Kelly
8. Stature
CRAP !!
The average weight of an adult human brain is three pounds (1,300-1,400 grams); Your brain, on average, constitutes 2% of your total body weight.

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