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Old 09-06-2007, 04:46 PM   #1
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Trivia 9/6

Trivia 9/6
Did you know…
There are over 400 breeds of dog.
1. Can you name the two tennis combatants who participated in the so-called"Battle of the Sexes" tennis match?
2. What did Mr. Sikorsky invent?
3. In what year did Jackie Kennedy marry Aristotle Onassis?
4. What children's book features a story about "Toad" and Badger"?
5. What word can be the name of an island, an item of clothing, or a tomato?
6. What tenement serves as the setting for the opera, Porgy and Bess?
7. What Baseball Hall-of-Famer titled his biography Catch you Later?
8. Which product's ad slogan is "Be Chewsy!"?
The remains of "JUMBO", the famous circus elephant, are in a peanut butter jar at Tufts University.
3. nineteen sixty-eight
6. catfish row
7. johnny bench
8. beech-nut gum
Jumbo's story began in Africa, where he was captured as a baby and sent to Paris and then to London.
In 1882, he was purchased by P.T. Barnum and taken to America to tour with the Barnum & Baily Circus, where he became quite popular, due partly to his huge size.
After he was hit and killed by a train in 1885, Barnum had him stuffed and continued to tour him until 1889, when he donated Jumbo to Tufts University. Jumbo then became the school's mascot, until another accidentin 1975, when a terrible fire destroyed the stuffed remains. Since then, his ashes have been kept in a peanut butter jar at the university and are considered lucky by Tufts sports teams.


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Old 09-06-2007, 07:36 PM   #2
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Missed 3, 4, 6 and 8. Got the rest. still hitting 50%

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Old 09-07-2007, 06:26 AM   #3
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I'm still hitting 12.5%.
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Old 09-07-2007, 08:52 AM   #4
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i missed 4, 6, and 8 today.

anyone remember charleston chews?
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very, very frightening me!" Galileo
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