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Old 07-29-2009, 04:00 PM   #1
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Trivia 7/29

trivia 7/29
DID YOU KNOW...
AN ALLIGATOR LIVES ABOUT 50 YEARS; A CROCODILE, ABOUT 100.


1. in what sport are competitors known as toxophilites?
2. what is the mascot of the US military academy?
3. what funnyman actor played satan in a 1998 film, and satan's son in a
2000 film?
4. what is the name of the flag that consists of the superimposed english
flag of st. george, the scottish flag of st. andrew, and the irish flag of
st. patrick?
5. what ancient people worshiped a god named "nut"?
6. what is january's birthstone?
7. What year saw Frank sinatra's passing ?
8. what did 16th century englishman guy fawkes do to attract so much attention?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
magnets get their name from magnesia, a province in greece.
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1. Archery
2. a Mule
3. Adam sandler ("dirty work" & "little nicky")
4. The Union Jack
5. Egyptians
6. Garnet
7. 1998
8. Tried to blow up Parliament
TRUTH !!
the first magnets found were from rock called lodestone, which contains magnetite, an
iron ore named after magnesia, the region in greece where it was discovered.
today, most magnets we use contain a combination of various metals, including nickel and cobalt, as well as resin and even vinyl (as a binder).

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