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Old 12-04-2009, 07:46 AM   #1
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trivia 12/4

trivia 12/4
DID YOU KNOW...When Catherine de Medici married Henry II of France (1533) she brought forks with her, as well as several master Florentine cooks. Foods never before seen in France were soon being served using utensils instead of fingers or daggers. She is said to have introduced spinach (which "à la Florentine" usually means) as well as aspics, sweetbreads, artichoke hearts, truffles, liver crépinettes, quenelles of poultry, macaroons, ice cream, and zabagliones.

1. which baseball team is the only one that's gone longer than the white
sox without a world series victory?
2. by what other name is fictional detective simon templar known?
3. who is the patron saint of ireland?
4. which famous cartoon character had a pet pig named "salomey"?
5. in what year did the "st. valentine's day massacre take place?
6. to which middle eastern country must i travel to visit the zagros
7. What's the difference between a boiled potato and a parboiled one ?
8. What's the name of the Jolly Green Giant's diminutive side-kick ?
the budweiser ad campaign introduced during the 1995 super bowl featured lizards.
1. the cubs
4. lil' abner
5. 1929
6. iran
7. A par-boiled potato is not completely cooked
8. Little Green Sprout
it featured bullfrogs that croaked "bud", weis", and "er". the
frog-hating lizards, frank and louie, showed up in ads during the 1998
super bowl. the lizards met up with a squeaky ferret in later ads.

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― Mahatma Gandhi
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Old 12-04-2009, 10:36 AM   #2
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Got 1,2,3,7,8. Not too bad today.
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