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Old 09-17-2013, 09:15 AM   #1
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Trivia 9/17

Trivia 9/17

Did you know…
One- half of the 206 bones in the body are located in the hands and feet.

1. What year saw the first "Break-Dancing" appear on the streets of New York City,
where it was born?
a. - 1969
b. - 1970
c. - 1971
d. - 1972
2. In Greek mythology, how many daughters (known collectively as the Muses of the
arts) did Zeus have?
3. Do you remember the last names of singing trio Peter, Paul & Mary ?
4. What's the nickname of the electronic billboard surrounding One Times Square in
a. the marquee
b. - the thread
c. - the zipper
d. - the continuum
5. Jim Morrison (The Doors) died in what year?
6. What rock group had a hit album titled Nevermind ?
7. St. Annes lies to the south of what British Seaside resort?
8. What's the more common term for the sternum?
Personal Ads first appeared in US newspapers during the "Roaring Twenties".
1. - a
2. nine
3. YARROW, stookey, and TRAVERS
4. - c
5. 1971
7. blackpool
Personals date back at least to the time of Benjamin Franklin.
Before there were telephones and reliable mail services, personal ads were used to
convey all sorts of messages: "lost & founds", "Thank-Yous", Dear Johns", etc.

"I hate liars !

I hate liars almost as much as I hate skim milk ! Skim milk is water, lying about being milk !"
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