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Old 08-06-2010, 02:36 PM   #1
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Trivia 8/6

trivia 8/6
The average heart beats 100,000 times per day -- in an average life span, this amounts to as many as 3 billion heart beats.

1. Who cleaned the house at the Jetsons ?
2. Who offered the musical counsel, "The future's not ours to see" ?
3. Who was sued by Texas Cattlemen for Bad-Mouthing Beef during the Mad Cow Scare ?
4. What was Dumbo the Elephant's unusual talent ?
5. According to the nursery rhyme ditty, while "the King was in his counting house, counting out his money", what was the Queen doing ?
6. In Public Enemy, what does James Cagney shove into Mae Clark's face ?
a. His shoe
b. Her shoe
c. Half a grapefruit
d. Half a sandwich
7. At the 1965 Newport Folk Festival, Bob Dylan was roundly and soundly Boo-ed when he took to the stage ; why ?
8. What year saw the flurry of the "Paul is Dead" rumors about the Beatles member ?
The famous Sherlock Holmes sound-bite, "Elementary, my dear Watson" shows up in all of the Holmes adventures except A Study in Scarlet.

1. Rosie the Robot
2. Doris Day (in Que Sera Sera)
3. Oprah Winfrey
4. He could fly
5. "The Queen was in the parlor, eating bread and honey"
6. c - half a grapefruit
7. He was playing an electric guitar, rather than an acoustic (folk) guitar
8. 1969
This phrase is never actually uttered by Holmes in any of the sixty Holmes stories written by Conan Doyle. In the stories, Holmes often remarks that his logical conclusions are "elementary", in that he considers them to be simple and obvious. He also, on occasion, refers to Dr. Watson as "my dear Watson". The two fragments, however, never appear together.
The phrase does first appear at the very end of the 1929 film, The Return of Sherlock Holmes, the first Sherlock Holmes sound film.


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Old 08-06-2010, 07:22 PM   #2
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okay..so I got the 1st 6 today.. not too bad.
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