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Old 09-27-2013, 07:05 AM   #1
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Trivia 9/26

Trivia 9/26
Did you know…
The sound heard while holding a conch shell to the ear is the echo of the blood pulsing
through the listener's ear.

1. What is actor / singer Sheb Wooley's more formal first name?
2. What product was hyped in the fifties by a cartoon parrot named Sharpie ?

3. What does Argentina call the Falkland Islands?
4. Who gave an award-winning performance playing James Malone in the 1987 film, The
5. What boxing champion was nick-named "The Manassa Mauler"?"
6. What was the name of the elderly doctor on the Ben Casey TV series ?
7. By what collective name are Casper's people-hating uncles Stretch, Fatso, and Stinkie
known ?
8. The Boy Scouts earn "merit badges"; what do Girl Scouts earn ?
In golf, a "Whiff" is the act of completely missing the ball.
2. Gillette razor blades
3. Malvinas Islands
8. interest patches
One fine day in 1876, Lord Gromley Whiffle was participating in a golf tournament on
St. Andrews' old course. As spectators watched, he completely missed the ball on a
four-inch putt. Astonished, the crowd asked one another, "did you see that whiffle putt?"
In no time, Whiffle's name became synonymous with missing the ball, and the term was
eventually shortened to "Whiff".
Whiffle missed more than the ball that day; the lost stroke cost him the silver cup.

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