"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > The Back Porch > Off Topic Discussions
Click Here to Login
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-09-2010, 04:22 PM   #1
Chef Extraordinaire
luckytrim's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: southeastern pa.
Posts: 15,782
Trivia 12/9

trivia 12/9
The Spanish Flu of 1918 is the most deadly in recent history. Twenty to 40 million people worldwide died from the disease. More than 36,000 people die from influenza each year in the U.S., and 200,000 others are hospitalized because of the illness.

1. What was Granny's relationship to Jed Clampett on The Beverly Hillbillies ?
2. Which American desert is home to the Petrified Forest
Hint; it's in Arizona...) ?
3. Where was Ferdinand Marcos living when he died at 72 in 1989 ?
4. Who was the most famous member of the singing and tap-dancing Will Masten Trio ?
5. On April 26, 1865, U.S. Army Sergeant Boston Corbett entered the history books ; what did he do to achieve this ?
6. Which film won Clint Eastwood his first "Best Director" Oscar ?
7. What's the name of the National Airline of Australia ?
8. Who Said That Dept ;
"Plastic Surgeons are always making Mountains out of Molehills."
(Hint; Famous Country Singing and Acting Personality)
The golf term "Caddy" comes from the French "Cadre" , meaning "to tally" the score.

1. Mother-In-Law
2. The Painted Desert
3. Hawaii
4. Sammy Davis Jr.
5. He fired the shot that killed John Wilkes Booth
6. Unforgiven
7. Qantas
8. Dolly Parton
"Caddy" does come from a French word ;
"Cadet", meaning "Youngest" or "Boy".

“There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.”
― Mahatma Gandhi
luckytrim is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:48 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.