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Old 08-13-2013, 03:32 PM   #1
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trivia 8/13

trivia 8/12
Did you know…
Joe Nuxhall is the youngest player ever to pitch in a major-League game; he was fifteen
when he appeared in relief during a game on June 6, 1944. He pitched for 15 more

1. What popular soft drink uses a secret blend of 23 different flavors to get their distinct
2. How long was Rip Van Winkle's "nap"?
3. What track number did the Chattanooga Choo-Choo depart from?
4. What's the minimum age for a US senator?
5. Secretariat won the Belmont stakes by how many lengths in 1973?
a. – 1
b. – 11
c. – 21
d. - 31
6. Name the US President notable for his "Fireside Chats".
7. Which Beatles song mentions a barber, the Queen, a pretty nurse, and a fireman?
8. Which fictional bear was found in a London Railway station?
A U.S. President once was sworn into office from Havana, Cuba.
2. 20 YEARS
3. track 29
4. thirty
5. – d
8. Paddington bear
But a U.S. VICE-President was…………..
It was William Rufus de Vane King, the 13th vice president, under democrat Franklin
Pierce. King was in Havana because he suffered from Tuberculosis and hoped that the
climate might restore his health.
After the swearing in, he headed back to the U.S., but the disease overcame him and he
died after only six weeks in office.

In addition to being the only VP sworn in on foreign soil, King is also the only bachelor
VP in the history of the office.

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I hate liars almost as much as I hate skim milk ! Skim milk is water, lying about being milk !"
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