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Old 09-26-2018, 08:14 AM   #1
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Trivia 9/26

trivia 9/26
DID YOU KNOW...
A group of ferrets is called a "business."


1. What is the name of the 1989 psychological thriller starring Al Pacino
and Ellen Barkin, that shares its title with a 1959 number one song by Phil
Phillips?
2. What is the name of the two-wheeled cart used in Harness Racing ?
3. Name the actor who won his car's class at the 24 Hours in Daytona (in
1995) ...
4. What humorous verse form, with the same name as a town and county in
Ireland ?
5. What was the stage name of the diminutive nineteenth-century US show-man
Charles Sherwood Stratton?
(Hint ; "General ___ _____" )
6. An early sign of the onset of Alzheimer's disease is the loss of which
'Sense' ?
a. - Hearing
b. - Taste
c. - Touch
d. - Smell
7. Where on your body would you find your 'Axilla' ?
8. What is the colorful term for something that is more trouble than it is
worth ?

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
The first pencils were made in the 1500s in England. They consisted of
graphite sticks wrapped in thin strips of Pig skin.
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1. 'Sea of Love'
2. Sulky
3. Paul Newman
4. Limerick
5. Tom Thumb
6. - d
7. Your Armpit
8. White Elephant

CRAP !!
At first, sticks of graphite were wrapped with string, and the string was
slowly unwound as needed as the writing core wore down. Later on, graphite
was inserted between two slats tied together or into wooden sticks that were
hollowed out by hand to create the first wood-cased pencils.

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