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Old 08-27-2009, 04:03 PM   #1
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Trivia 8/27

trivia 8/27
DID YOU KNOW ...
About 19 percent of the total net electricity generated in the United States comes from nuclear power.


1. what was the 1975 hit that britons, in 2002, voted their favorite single record of all time?
2. if you suffer from ailurophobia, what is it that you fear?
3. what year was u-2 pilot francis gary powers shot down over the USSR?
4. what is the more common name for the fictional "united network command for law and enforcement", (TV series) ?
5. what famous TV personality was known as "uncle miltie"?
6. name the old negro story teller in disney's "song of the south".
7. name the central character in the collection of children's books by h.r. garis.
8. by what nick-name did mary mallon, a new york city cook around 1900, become infamous?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
the tin can used to preserve foods was invented by the germans during WWI.
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1. "BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY-QUEEN
2. cats
3. 1960
4. U.N.C.L.E.
5. MILTON BERLE
6. UNCLE REMUS
7. UNCLE WIGGLY
8. Typhiod Mary

CRAP !!
the tin can, or canister, was invented by londoner peter durand in 1810, the year after
french confectioner nicolas appert introduced the canning method of sealing foods inside
glass jars and then heating the jar.
unfortunately for durand, however, the can OPENER wasn't invented for another 46
years. until that little invention came along, a hammer and chisel was used to open tin cans.

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Old 08-27-2009, 08:36 PM   #2
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I did terribly today, just #s 5, 6, 8, and T or C.

The first thing I thought of for #4 was U.N.C.L.E., but what is the C?

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Old 08-28-2009, 12:13 PM   #3
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OOPS!
Sorry, I left out the word "Command"

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Old 08-28-2009, 12:20 PM   #4
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All fixed. And I looked at the answers so I'm out today.
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OOPS!
Sorry, I left out the word "Command"

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