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Old 03-21-2008, 07:57 AM   #1
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Trivia 3/21

trivia 3/21
Before 1859 baseball umpires sat in a padded rocking chair behind the catcher.
1. What was the term to describe the popular music of the Scott Joplin / Eubie Blake / Thomas Turpin era (1897 to WWI) ?
2. Elvis Presley recorded "Hound Dog" and became a star; who recorded it first ?
3. Sesame Streets Big Bird has a teddy bear; what's it's name ?
Hint; it's named for a character in a comedy series who also owned a teddy bear...)
4. In the Radio Phonetic Alphabet, (Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, etc.) what word represents the letter "V" ?
5. What TV sit-com high school teacher had twin daughters named Rachel and Robin ?
6. What Italian city is known as the "Queen of the Adriatic" ?
7. Yusaf Islam is the Muslim name adopted by what singer / songwriter ?
8. What sensory weakness does the Ishihra test determine ?
Benjamin Franklin developed the first bathtub.
1. ragtime
2. big mama thorton
5. gabriel Kotter
8. color-blindness
He didn't have anything to do with the development of the bathtub, but he did bring the first bathtub into the USA, in 1790. It was a French "Slipper Bath", shaped like a shoe, with a heating device in the heel and a drain in the toe.

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Old 03-21-2008, 08:01 AM   #2
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getting better. i missed just 3 and 8 today.
The past is gone it's all been said.
So here's to what the future brings,
I know tomorrow you'll find better things
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Old 03-21-2008, 09:20 AM   #3
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Blew 1-3 but got everything else. WHEW!
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it. Robin Williams
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