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Old 09-06-2011, 09:20 AM   #1
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trivia 9/6

trivia 9/6
DID YOU KNOW...
Persians first began using colored eggs to celebrate spring in 3,000 B.C. 13th century Macedonians were the first Christians on record to use colored eggs in Easter celebrations. Crusaders returning from the Middle East spread the custom of coloring eggs, and Europeans began to use them to celebrate Easter and other warm weather holidays.

1. which country is the setting for "the sound of music"?
2. which state borders on Nebraska to the north?
3. can you name the city where the telephone was invented?
4. who was the most famous slugger on the fictional "mudville nine" team? 5. which animal was used as a symbol by the pathe newsreel company?
6. in bobbie gentry's hit song, what was the name of the boy who jumped off the Tallahatchie bridge?
7. What sort of musical instrument is a Bodhran ?
8. What year saw the fall of Saigon by armies of North Vietnam ?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
the pesticide DDT is a carcinogen that kills millions of humans every year.
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1. AUSTRIA
2. SOUTH DAKOTA
3. BOSTON
4. CASEY
5. ROOSTER
6. BILLY JOE McALLISTER
7. A Drum
8. 1975
CRAP !!
in 1962, Rachel Carson decried the toxic hazards of DDT, but her conclusions were never
replicated by studies. nevertheless, it was banned, with fatal consequences for countries
where it had been the most successful tool in the control of malaria-carrying mosquitoes.
the world health organization estimates that malaria annually causes over 300 million
illnesses and at least one million deaths.

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