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Old 07-23-2019, 06:11 AM   #1
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Trivia 7/23

trivia 7/23
DID YOU KNOW...
Around the year that Jesus was crucified, Roman historians recorded over 300
crucifixions of ‘Messiahs’ in Israel.

1. What is the maximum number of players (both teams combined) that can be
on the field (actively playing) in a baseball game at the same time?
2. Who Said That ??
"Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never stop
thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do
we."
3. What was the U.S. Army's standard issue infantry rifle during WWII?
a. - M1903 Springfield
b. - M1 Garand
c. - M1941 Johnson
d. - SMLE Lee-Enfield
4. Who sold the Louisiana purchase to the United States?
5. A patient entered the E.R. complaining of pain in the occipital region ;
where does the Doctor start his examination ?
6. Who Am I ??
I'm an author, originally born in Peru. I wrote 12 books dealing with Don
Juan and Mesoamerican Shamanism which sold millions of copies in at least 17
or more languages. I presented "Nonordinary Reality" as a place which people
could get to.
7. Can you name the novel, written by an English lady, that ends with the
words "He was soon borne away by the waves and lost in darkness and
distance"?
8. What energy drink can you buy at most stores that is made in Austria, and
claims to vitalize body and mind? It is also said to give the drinker wings.

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Ancient Egyptians used cat urine as a contraceptive.
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1. - 13
2. George W. Bush
3. - b
4. Napoleon
5. the Back of the Head
6. I am Carlos Castaneda
7. 'Frankenstein'
8. Red Bull

CRAP !!
But they DID use crocodile dung as a contraceptive !
Probably the least hygienic ingredient used to prevent pregnancy, ancient
Egyptians and Mesopotamians would mix crocodile dung with other ingredients
to form a pessary — a block that was inserted in the vagina. That isn't the
only record of animal feces being used as ancient contraceptives.

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Old 07-23-2019, 03:49 PM   #2
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Typo on #8 - correct answer was C...........
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Old 07-23-2019, 05:27 PM   #3
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Belay that last mix-up today, so you get a bonus round and a freebie on #8...


7/23 Bonus round
DID YOU KNOW...
An X-ray on the spine is equivalent to 6 months of exposure to naturally
occurring background radiation. A CT on the spine is equivalent to 2 years'
worth.


1. To what country must I travel to scale Mount Ararat, in search of Noah's
Ark ?
2. What was Phyllis Diller's pet name for her husband ?
3. Who was/is referred to as "America's oldest teenager" ?
4. One of the most well known female vocalists in Canada and the US in the
1990's and the power and motivation behind Lilith Fair. Who is she?
5. The "One Thousand and One Nights" (often called "The Arabian Nights") are
tales told by the Persian Queen Scheherazade. For what purpose did she
create these stories?
6. Which liquor, used in making a Harvey Wallbanger, is named after an
Italian Army Colonel?
a. - Grand Marnier
b. - Galliano
c. - Drambuie
d. - Glen Fiddich
7. In Merry Olde England this profession was called "Dustman" ; what do we
call it ?
8. The musical "Kinky Boots" won six Tony Awards for the 2013 season; among
those was Best Original Score. With that win a certain pop/rock icon became
the first woman to win it as a solo composer. Who was she?
a. - Carol King
b. - Cher
c. - Cyndi Lauper
d. - Natalie Imbruglia

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Isaac Newton, Annie Lennox, Justin Trudeau, Clara Barton, Humphrey Bogart,
Cab Calloway, Jimmy Buffett and Eric Gordon were all born on New Year's Day.
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1. Turkey
2. "Fang"
3. Dick Clark
4. Sarah McLachlan
5. To Save Her Life
6. - b
7. a Garbage Collector
8. - c

CRAP !
They were all born on Christmas Day.
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