DID YOU KNOW...
The Appalachian Trail goes through 14 states: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Georgia.
1. If you are an "Anosmiac", which of the senses don't you have?
2. Which South American country won the very first World Cup of Soccer, in 1930?
a. - Brazil
b. – Argentina
c. – Uruguay
d. – Bolivia
3. Which Nation is the site of "Balboa Hill", which offers a view of both the Atlantic and
4. Who was charged with giving John Wilkes Booth food, lodging, medical care and a
fresh mount after the Lincoln assassination?
5. What foreign city presented Washington, D.C. with the now-famous cherry trees in 1912?
6. What S-word denotes those openings at the side of a ships deck that allow water to run
off the deck?
7. What nation's Mount Cook is the tallest of it's southern Alps?
8. What famous 1950's novelist was known as "The Kipling of the Klondike"?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Rochambeau, the "rock, paper, scissors" game, originated in Egypt over 4,000 years ago.
2. c - Uruguay
4. DR. SAMUEL MUDD
7. NEW ZEALAND
8. JACK LONDON
The game traveled from there to Greece, then to Rome where it was called "Micatio. It
was used to settle disputes over merchandise transactions in the forums and was so
common in ancient Rome that there was a proverb to describe an honest person, which
translates to ;"Trustworthy enough to play Micatio in the dark with him".
“Bad men need nothing more to accomplish their ends, than that good men should look on and do nothing.”
― John Stuart Mill