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Old 10-30-2020, 06:49 AM   #1
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Trivia 10/30

trivia 10/30
DID YOU KNOW ...
Burger King's Double Whopper with cheese contains 923 calories. A man would
need to walk for about nine miles to burn it off. Adding French fries and a
large cola brings the total calories to an amazing 1,500 calories (2/3 of an
adult man' s recommended daily caloric intake).


1. Fill in the Blank ;
The Goliath Bird Eater is the world's largest ______ .
2. What is an ellipsis?
a. - A quote in a quote
b. - Three dots in a sentence
c. - A set of bracket
d. - A circle around a word
3. What is the advertising strategy called when a company subtly promotes
their product or service through an appearance in a movie, television show,
or other media? An example is Reese's Pieces in the film "E.T. the
Extra-Terrestrial."
4. Name That Flick ;
"They call me MISTER Tibbs..."
(Note - NOT looking for the film with that name.........)
5. Who was the first Prime Minister of independent India?
(Hint; He's got an item of clothing named after him ...)
6. A person who is described by the adjective diffident might also be
described by which of these?
a. - timid and shy
b. - Uninterested
c. - Disagreeable
d. - jocular
7. Who is the author of epic geographical sagas including "Hawaii",
"Alaska", and "The Source"?
8. What is the meaning of "misbegotten"?

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Grits, a corn based porridge typically served at breakfast, is a Southern /
Creole dish. it originated in West Africa, and brought to America by the
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1. Spider
2. - b
3. Product Placement
4. 'In the Heat of the Night '
5. Jawaharlal Nehru
6. - a
7. James Michener
8. Bastardly, born out of wedlock

CRAP !!
Grits is a porridge made from boiled cornmeal. Hominy grits are a type of
grits made from hominy – corn that has been treated with an alkali in a
process called nixtamalization with the pericarp removed
The dish came from a Native American Muskogee tribe's recipe in the 16th
century, of Indian corn similar to hominy or maize. The Muskogee would grind
the corn in a stone mill, giving it a “gritty” texture.[4] They were made
using a stone-grounder. The colonists and settlers enjoyed the new staple
with the local Native Americans and it became an American staple dish

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Old 10-30-2020, 08:24 AM   #2
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"The dish came from a Native American Muskogee tribe's recipe in the 16th century..."

Grits are much, much older than the 16th century.

"The evidence exists," says Murray, "that corn was being milled in 8700 B.C. in Central America. There must have been a dish of ground corn and water cooked over heat. It's a food product that's not just historic — it's ancient."

https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt...e-dining-menus
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