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Old 09-03-2013, 03:20 PM   #1
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Trivia 9/3

Trivia 9/3

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73% of child sexual abusers report experiencing sexual abuse in their own childhood.

1. Bounty brand paper towels bill themselves as the………….what?
2. What's the more familiar name of the film production company, Radio Keith
3. In what Jack Nicholson film would I find character "Nurse Ratched" (an award-
winning performance by Louise Fletcher)?
4. What's the Florida resort town who's name, when translated to English, is "Rat's
5. What was the 1950'-60's TV series that included Clint Eastwood in it's cast?
6. Re; Disney's "Seven dwarfs"; which is the only dwarf that wears glasses?
(Bonus; which is the only one with blue eyes?)
7. Which super-hero's secret identity is Britt Reid
8. The Charles and Mystic rivers run through which state capital?
In Britain, a billion refers to a different number than it does in the USA.
2. RKO
4. Boca Raton
7. the green hornet
8. Boston
The American billion is smaller than the British billion.
The US billion refers to a thousand million, and written out like this; 1,000,000,000
The British billion refers to one million million, and looks like this;
LT's NOTE-I can't verify that this is still true........... can anybody find anything on this??


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Old 09-03-2013, 03:29 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by luckytrim View Post
...NOTE-I can't verify that this is still true........... can anybody find anything on this?? [/SIZE]

It does seem a little counter-intuitive. In this global economy we are experiencing, a billion can't have different meanings.
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