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Old 04-17-2009, 06:11 AM   #1
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Trivia 4/17

trivia 4/17
Capsaicin, which makes hot peppers "hot" to the human mouth, is best neutralized by casein, the main protein found in milk.
1. What actor connects The Valachi Papers (1972), Breakheart Pass (1975), and Ten to Midnight (1983) ?
2. What was the name of Angela Lansbury's character on Murder, She Wrote ?
3. What year were "Beanie Babies" introduced ?
4. When first introduced in 1957, What was the cost of a Burger King "Whopper" ?
5. What were the artificial sweeteners banned by the FDA in 1969 as a possible carcinogen ?
6. What Academy Award Winning Movie starring Bing Crosby was set in St. Dominick's Church ?
7. What American supermarket chain has a porcine mascot ?
8. E. B. White is best-known for creating the animals of Charlotte's Web and this little rodent...
The Great san Francisco earthquake of April 18, 1906 was the largest recorded earthquake in United States.
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The largest recorded earthquake in the United States was a magnitude 9.2 that struck Prince William Sound, Alaska on Good Friday, March 28, 1964.
Lasting nearly five minutes, it was the most powerful recorded earthquake in U.S. and North American history, and the third most powerful ever measured by seismograph; it had a moment magnitude of 9.2 and registered 8.4 on the Richter scale.
The earthquake created Tsunamis that caused damage as far away as Hawaii and Japan

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Old 04-17-2009, 08:34 AM   #2
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Only got 6-8 today. Back to school for me!
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Old 04-17-2009, 09:03 PM   #3
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I'll sit beside you on the school bus, Alix. I only got #2, #7, and the TorC.
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