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Old 07-15-2009, 02:58 PM   #1
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trivia 7/15

trivia 7/15
Aunt Jemima pancake flour, invented in 1889, was the first ready-mix food to
be sold commercially.

1. Who Said That ?
"I was 32 when I started cooking; up until then, I just ate. "
2. What was Comic Strip Character Li'l Abner's son called ?
3. Fill in the blank;
You are considered a genius if your I.Q. is ______ or more.
4. What comedian used the catch-phrase, "I'm a Bad Boy !!" at the end of his
films ?
5. "Alpha, Bravo, Charlie" Dept;
Name the two letters represented by Shakespeare characters...
6. Little-Known verse department;
Okay, bear with me... the following is the first verse of a very famous
read the verse, then name the song;
Katie Casey was Baseball Mad
Had the Fever and had it bad,
Just to root for the home-town crew,
Ev'ry sou Katie blew...
On a saturday, her young beau
Called to see if she'd like to go
To see a show, but Katie said, "NO!"
"I'll tell you
what you can do.................."
7. To which American possession must I travel to visit Pago Pago ?
8. what was the name of the inflatable Auto-Pilot in the film, Airplane ?
The Popsicle was invented in 1905 by an 11-year-old boy.
1. Julia Child
2. Honest Abe
3. 140
4. Lou Costello
5. "J" (Juliet) and "R" (Romeo)
6. "Take Me out to the Ball Game"
7. american Samoa
8. Otto
In 1905, Frank Epperson, then 11 years old, left a stir stick in a mixture
of powdered soda and water out in the porch. That night, temperatures in San
Francisco reached a record low. When Epperson woke the next morning, he
discovered the drink had frozen to the stir stick, creating a fruit flavored
'icicle,' a treat he had named the Epsicle.
Eighteen years later, in 1923, Epperson introduced the Epsicle to the public
for the first time at an Alameda, California amusement park, Neptune Beach.
In 1924, Epperson applied for a patent for his "frozen confectionery" called
the Epsicle ice pop.
He renamed it the Popsicle, allegedly at the insistence of his children. It
was originally available in seven flavors and marketed as a "frozen drink on
a stick."
In 1925, Epperson sold the rights to the Popsicle to the Joe Lowe Company of
New York.
Good Humor, a subsidiary of Unilever, now owns the rights.

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