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Old 09-20-2012, 04:25 PM   #1
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trivia 9/20

trivia 9/20
DID YOU KNOW...
A "clue" originally meant a ball of thread. This is why one is said to "unravel" the clues
of a mystery.


1. Which automobile company was the first to offer 8-track tape players in their cars and
trucks?
2. The act of snapping one's fingers has a name; what is it?
3. About how many times a second does the bumblebee flap it's wings?
a. – 60
b. – 100
c. – 160
d. - 200
4. Established in 1803, what is the USA's oldest running newspaper?
(Hint; It’s in N.Y. )
5. How many different animal shapes in the "Animal Crackers" collection?
6. In MPH, at what speed does the average raindrop fall?
7. While we're on the subject of speed; What is the average duration of a single blink of
the human eye?
8. Where on your hand would you find the "lunula"?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Jimi Hendrix was an Army Paratrooper before becoming a rock star.
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1. FORD
2. filliping
3. -c
4. NEW YORK POST
5. EIGHTEEN
6. 7 miles per hour
7. 3/10 ths of a second
8. it's the white part at the tips of your fingernails.
TRUTH !!
In 1961, Hendrix was given a choice between going to jail for Auto theft or joining the Army. He chose the Army; He was discharged early after severely breaking an ankle during a parachute jump.
“Lover man”, not “G.I. Joe” !

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Old 09-20-2012, 05:23 PM   #2
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I got all the ones in red:

1. FORD
2. filliping
3. -c
4. NEW YORK POST
5. EIGHTEEN
6. 7 miles per hour
7. 3/10 ths of a second
8. it's the white part at the tips of your fingernails.
TRUTH !!

And it was a guess!
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