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Old 07-21-2010, 04:07 PM   #1
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Trivia 7/21

trivia 7/21
DID YOU KNOW...
When snakes are born with two heads, they fight each other for food.

1. what's the metal whose name derives from the Spanish for "silver"?
2. what sort of animal comes in a widgeon variety?

3. which fictional character retreats to his "fortress of solitude"?
4. what's the collective name for the northernmost areas of Norway, Sweden
and Finland?
5. what year did "Casablanca" win it's best picture Oscar?
6. which country is home to the starting point for the world's time zones?
7. who was the second president of the u.s.?
8. to which city must i travel to find the Parker House, a hotel and
restaurant famous for it's rolls?

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Nike shoes have been used to track ocean currents.
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.1. platinum
2. duck
3. SUPERMAN
4. LAPPLAND
5. 1942
6. ENGLAND
7. JOHN ADAMS
8. Boston

TRUTH !!
in 1990 a shipment carrying thousands of pairs of nike shoes from Asia to
North America fell overboard. Oceanographer Curtis Ebbesmeyer used the
opportunity to track the movement of these shoes and plot the ocean currents
involved.
Ocean Planet:Staying on Top

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