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All fourteen of the world's mountain peaks above 8,000 meters (or roughly 26,000 feet) are located in the Himalayan or Karakoram ranges in Asia. Only 11 climbers have summited all 14.
1. what is december's birthstone?
2. what leading texas city was originally named waterloo?
3. how many "first moves" are possible for each player in a game of chess?
4. which state is sometimes called "the mother of presidents", because no less than eight presidents were born there?
5. politically speaking, what is a WASP?
6. by what name did juggler and comic william claude dukinfield gain stardom?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
redd foxx was the first man to utter "****" on prime time television, and was also the first man to engage in an inter-racial kiss on prime-time television.
2. austin (dallas?)
5. WHITE ANGLO SAXON PROTESTANT
6. W.C. FIELDS
william shatner was the first to do both, on the "star trek" hit series.
his character, captain kirk, kissed nichelle nichols (lt. uhura) on the "plato's children" episode, and said, "let's get the **** out of here", in the episode entitled, "city on the edge of forever".
“Bad men need nothing more to accomplish their ends, than that good men should look on and do nothing.”
― John Stuart Mill