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Old 07-24-2009, 09:26 AM   #1
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trivia 7/24

trivia 7/24
Hostess Twinkies were invented in 1931 by James Dewar, manager of Continental Bakeries' Chicago factory. He envisioned the product as a way of using the company's thousands of shortcake pans which were otherwise employed only during the strawberry season. Originally called Little Shortcake Fingers, they were renamed Twinkie Fingers, and finally "Twinkies."

1. Christmas Island sits in which ocean ?
2. While we're on the subject, Christmas Island is a territory of what country ?
3. What ingredient provides the "Pearls" in Bubble Tea ?
4. In what film did Susan Sarandon play a witch ?
5. Which (ex-) Baseball owner was fond of commenting that his biggest mistake was trading Sammy Sosa away for george Bell ?
6. Name the only nation (other than Israel) named for an Old Testament character.
(Hint; It's a collection of Islands)
7. Second-Banana-Rama Department;
Who had a side-kick named Paul Shaffer ?
8. What country is the origin of the word, Smorgasbord ?
Adolf Hitler was a graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna in 1908, distinguished for his water-color work.
1. Indian Ocean
2. Australia
3. Tapioca
4. The Witches of Eastwick
5. George W. Bush
6. Solomon Islands
7. David Letterman
8. Sweden
Hitler was twice denied admission to the Academy, in 1907 and 1908.....
although he WAS told he did have some ability in architecture......

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