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Old 08-11-2010, 04:24 PM   #1
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trivia 8/11

trivia 8/11
DID YOU KNOW...
In 1950, Frank McNamara, founder of the Diner's Club, issued the first universal credit card in the United States

1. can you name the largest city on Puget sound?
2. what was the occupation of the title character in the book and movie,
"goodbye mr. chips"?
3. which u.s. city made headlines on April 18, 1906-and why?
4. what's the name for five children born of the same mother at the same
time?
5. which famous tv show featured Shelly Fabrese as the daughter?
6. what is studied by a lepidopterist?
7. which state is home to the Carlsbad caverns?
8. which italian city is closest to Mt. Vesuvius?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
the first toy to be advertised on network television was Lincoln logs.
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1. Seattle
2. TEACHER
3. SAN FRANCISCO-EARTHQUAKE
4. QUINTUPLETS
5. THE DONNA REED SHOW
6. butterflies and moths
7. New Mexico
8. Naples
CRAP !!
it was Mr. Potato head, in 1952.
The original Mr. Potato Head toy consisted
entirely of limbs and accessories; kids had to use a real potato for the
body. it wasn't until 1964 that he and the Mrs.. got plastic bodies that
could hold all the toy parts inside.

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