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Old 08-25-2011, 02:42 PM   #1
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trivia 8/25

trivia 8/25
Little League started in 1939 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, by Carl E. Stotz and brothers Bert and George Bebble. The league originally included boys age 8 to 12, but girls have been admitted since 1974.

1. how many members of congress were snared in the 1970's abscam sting? 2. which two countries are home to the Orinoco river?
3. how many names were published in the first telephone directory? (1878)
4. can you name the song in which one Louie miller disappears?
5. during what war did the song "beautiful dreamer" first become popular?
6. what is a baby peacock called?
7. Who was U.S. President when the United Nations was officially formed?
8. Which of the following is measured in units known as newtons?
a. - Force
b. - Mass c. - Heat

Mix your favorite red wine with nutmeg and sugar, and you've got yourself a "Hippocras".
2. Colombia and VENEZUELA
3. fifty
6. peachick
7. Harry Truman
8. - a
Dating back centuries, the spiced wine was pepped up with various sweeteners, rare spices, and oftentimes whole fruit, and served with the dessert course.
(originally devised by the 5th century BCE Greek physician Hippocrates).

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