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Old 09-11-2008, 02:44 PM   #1
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Trivia 9/11

trivia 9/11


The Mount Horeb Mustard Museum in Wisconsin is the world’s only mustard museum. It displays the world’s largest collection of prepared mustards (over 4,400) as well as memorabilia and exhibits about the condiment’s history.

1. What is a female donkey called ?
2. In what "Kounty" is the TV variety show, Hee-Haw set ?
3. Who recorded the 1970 double-album Bi***'es Brew ?
4. What's the more common name for the Aurora Australis ?
5. What year saw the first humans at the South Pole ?
(Bonus; Who got there first ?)
6. What's the dominant fruit flavoring in Southern Comfort ?
7. What famous wax sculptor made the death mask of Marie Antoinette ?
8. What Fast Food Chain offers the artery-clogging "Bacon Ultimate Cheeseburger" ?
A man named Crapper invented the toilet.
1. a jenny
4. southern lights
5. 1912 (roald admundsen)
8. jack-in-the-box
This was one of those myths that just won't go away. here was, in fact, a Thomas Crapper from England, and he was actually a plumber- a rather famous one ! He served as the Royal Sanitary Engineer for several members of the British Royalty, but he didn't invent the modern crapper.
Seated toilets with drainage systems date back to 2500 B.C.
The first valve-type flush toilet was introduced in 1738 by a man named J.F. Brondel. Of course, the "water closet" had been invented 150 years earlier by John Harrington, and the valve toilet would undergo many serious revisions before it came to resemble the modern bathroom fixture we use today.


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Old 09-11-2008, 07:14 PM   #2
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I only #7, and the TorC, but that fun! Thanks, LT.

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Old 09-12-2008, 01:02 AM   #3
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Well, okay on #4 & #6, guessed correct on the Crap Question.

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