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Old 01-08-2019, 07:45 AM   #1
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Trivia 1/8

trivia 1/8
DID YOU KNOW...
The inventor of popsicles, Frank Epperson, originally called his creation
"Epsicles," which was a combination of his name and the word "icicles." His
children, however, convinced him to change the name to what they called him
"pop"; hence the name "popsicles."
BTW - He invented them when he was a kid; Didn't market the product for 18 years !


1. Pomology is the name for the science and study of growing what?
2. What is the Atomic Number for Hydrogen ?
3. The ninth cranial nerve, more formally known as the glossopharyngeal
nerve, is associated which sense/body part?
4. Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn starred together in nine movies, in
only one of which they were both nominated for Best Actor/Actress Oscars.
Which film was that?
a. - Woman of the Year
b. - Pat & Mike
c. - Adams Rib
d. - Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
5. Which country has the yuan as the basic unit of national currency?
6. Name the U.S. President who served on the Warren Commission...
7. Who is/was 'Jack the Dripper' ?
8. Who sings "5 o'clock Somewhere"?

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Lon Cheney, Jr. followed in his father's footsteps, mastering the art of
applying his own make-up.
But He didn't need the talent for his best-known role, that of 'The
Invisible Man' .
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1. Fruits
2. - 1
3. Taste / Tongue
4. - d
5. China
6. Gerald Ford
7. Jackson Pollack
8. Alan Jackson

CRAP !!
Wrong on a couple of points.
First, Lon Cheney, Jr. is probably best-known as the Wolf Man !
Secondly, he never played the Invisible Man. That was Claude Raines !
Claude Rains is considered one of the greatest character actors of his day.
He was the original "Invisible Man", the corrupt older senator shamed by
James Stewart in "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington", Caesar in "Caesar and
Cleopatra", and, in one of his last and greatest roles, a wily diplomat in
"Lawrence of Arabia", But it was in a series of films for Warner Brothers
that he made his most lasting mark: in several great films with Bette Davis
("Mr. Skeffington", "Now, Voyager", and "Juarez"); as the villain to Errol
Flynn's swashbuckling hero ("The Adventures of Robin Hood" and "The Sea
Hawk"); and as Ingrid Bergman's Nazi husband in "Notorious". But it was as
Humphrey Bogart's gendarme friend Louis in the Oscar-winning "Casablanca"
that he reached the sublime. He spoke the iconic "Round up the usual
suspects", and was on the receiving end of "I think this is the beginning of
a beautiful friendship", two of the film world's greatest quotes from a
classic filled with them.

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