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Old 08-19-2009, 03:21 PM   #1
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Trivia 8/19

trivia 8/19
Edgar Allen Poe invented the Detective story; Before he wrote The Murders in the Rue Morgue and The Mystery of Marie Roget, the genre was totally unknown in British and American Literature.

1. To which European country must I travel to visit Prague ?
2. Name the three primary members of the 1963 group, The Who .
3. The Golan Heights lie on the border of what two countries ?
4. Who played the title character in the movie, Serpico (1973) ?
(Bonus; what was Serpico's first name?)
5. How was Argentinean Ernesto Guevara De La Serna better known ?
6. What type of meat is found in "Cock-a-Leekie" ?
7. If I suffer from Hippophobia, what is it that I fear ?
8. What's the proper name for your thigh bone ?
The ancient Romans invented the flushing toilet.
1. Czech Republic
2. Roger Daltry, Keith Moon, John Entwistle
3. Israel and Syria
4. Al Pacino
5. "Che"
6. Chicken
7. Horses
8. Femur
As early as 2000 B.C. the Neolithic residents of windswept Skara Brae in the Orkney Islands, off northwest Scotland had an indoor flush toilet system that used drainage channels to carry the flushed waste and water to the sea.

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