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Old 12-29-2009, 04:17 PM   #1
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Trivia 12/29

trivia 12/29
Naugahyde, plastic "leather" was created in Naugatuck, Connecticut.

1. Who was America's tallest President ?
2. What Texas community's roots are reflected in it's nickname, "Cowtown" ?
(Bonus; what Canadian town sports the same nickname ?)
3. How wide is an American football field ?
4. The Mars family, of candy fame, had a pet horse who's name found its way onto one of their most popular candy bars; name it...
5. What popular necessity was invented by Willis Carrier ?
6. Richard Bachman was a nom de plume used by what popular author ?
7. Stupid Question Department;
How many time zones are there in the world ?
8. What's the fastest-swimming fish ?
Legendary NFL icon Vince Lombardi coached the Washington Redskins.
1. Abe Lincoln, 6'4"
2. Ft. Worth (Calgary)
3. 53 1/3 yards
4. Snickers
5. The Air Conditioner, or, as he called it, "an Apparatus for Treating Air"
6. Stephen King
7. twenty-four
8. the Sailfish
Lombardi was the head coach of the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League from 1959-67, winning five league championships during his nine years. Following a one-year retirement from coaching in 1968, he returned as head coach of the Washington Redskins for the 1969 season.

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― Mahatma Gandhi
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