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Old 06-04-2012, 04:59 PM   #1
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trivia 6/4

trivia 6/4
DID YOU KNOW...
There are more species of fish living in the Amazon River than in all of the Atlantic Ocean.
1. Exactly how many centimeters to the inch?
2. How long is the time required for rodeo cowboys to stay on their mounts in the bull
riding, bareback riding, and saddle-bronc events?
3. What was the name of the unseen wife of Niles Crane on the TV sit-com, "Frasier"?
4. Name the five Marx Brothers of comedy fame.
5. Do you recall the name of the leader of the band, the Starlighters, who were playing at
the Enchantment under the Sea dance in the "Back to the Future" film?
6. What company used the ad slogan, "Progress is our most important product"?
7. do you recall the name of Denzel Washington's character in his award-winning role in
the 1989 film, "Glory"?
8. Name the Billy Crystal character whose catch-phrase was
"You look.......MAHVELOUS!!".
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
The phrase "warms the cockles of my heart" refers to the heart's chambers, which were
called "cockles" in early times.
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1. 2.54
2. EIGHT SECONDS
3. MARIS
4. CHICO, GROUCHO, gummo, zeppo, and HARPO
5. MARVIN BERRY
6. GENERAL ELECTRIC
7. trip
8. Fernando
CRAP !!
Cockles are clams with double-valve (bivalve) shells, similar in appearance to our hearts.
Cockles are also called heart clams, so when people say something has "warmed their
cockles", they are indeed referring to their hearts.
The saying dates back to medieval times.

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Old 06-04-2012, 05:07 PM   #2
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If you counted my truthful "no" responses on the "Do you know..." questions, I would have a couple more correct! I got the ones in red:

1. 2.54
2. EIGHT SECONDS
3. MARIS
4. CHICO, GROUCHO, gummo, zeppo, and HARPO
5. MARVIN BERRY
6. GENERAL ELECTRIC
7. trip
8. Fernando
CRAP !!
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