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Old 07-20-2010, 04:33 PM   #1
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Trivia 7/20

trivia 7/20

DID YOU KNOW...
The international telephone dialing code for Antarctica is 672.


1. which two countries are separated by the Pyrenees mountains?
2. in what profession did Emmett Kelly gain fame?
3. who is the u.s.a.'s richest individual?
4. which of the fifty has the distinction of being the narrowest of any
state at it's narrowest point?
5. what was the name of the car that replaced the ford model T?
6. which country is closest to the Orkney islands?
7. which fictional super spy fought the evil "KAOS" organization?
8. who was the most famous patron of Kelsey's bar?

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
"blue chip" stocks get their name from the game of poker.
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1. SPAIN AND FRANCE
2. CIRCUS CLOWN
3. BILL GATES
4. MARYLAND (one mile wide at it's narrowest point)
5. THE MODEL A
6. SCOTLAND
7. MAXWELL SMART
8. ARCHIE BUNKER
TRUTH!!
Blue Chip stocks are considered the most stable and most valuable stocks.
The phrase dates back to 1929 and comes from the blue chips traditionally
used as the highest denomination chips in poker games.

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