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Old 08-31-2007, 09:41 AM   #1
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Trivia 8/31

Trivia 8/31
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 seasons.
1. What popular soft drink uses a secret blend of 23 different flavors to get their distinct taste?
2. How long was Rip Van Winkle's "nap"?
3. What track number did the Chatanooga 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?
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. thirty-one
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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Old 08-31-2007, 09:53 AM   #2
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got 3,7,8... that's it!
boy, I'm stuck in the 3/8 rut

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