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Old 12-03-2019, 10:22 AM   #1
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Trivia 12/3

trivia 12/3
The ice cream cone was invented at the St. Louis World's Fair in 1904, when
a Syrian named Ernest E. Hamwi used batter at his waffle booth to make cones
to help out his neighbor, an ice cream vendor who had run out of bowls.

1. Who were aggressors that intended to wipe out the Tutsi tribe in the
Rwandan Genocide of 1994?
2. What 12th U.S. president was exhumed in 1991 in Kentucky, as it was
believed he had been poisoned?
3. Name the famous warriors on horseback who came from the Don River Valley
in Russia and protected the Russian czars for 300 years.
4. Who Said That ??
'I'm a great housekeeper, I get a divorce, I keep the house"
a. - Phyllis Diller
b. - Joan Rivers
c. - Tracey Ullman
d. - Zsa Zsa Gabor
5. Which sexually transmitted disease is recognized by swollen skin with
open sores or small, painful blisters?
6. Which animal is associated with both sickness and medicine as it has the
powers to both heal and kill, and has become the symbol of modern medicine?
7. What types of insects are named Pipevine Swallowtails, Viceroys, Juniper
Hairstreaks ?
8. Which continent is home to most of the world's bamboo?

In 1891, Karl Elsener, owner of a Swiss manufacturing business, devised a
new product, called "Offiziersmesser", a multi-purpose 'Mess Kit', for use
by his nation's army.
1. the Hutu
2. Zachary Taylor
3. Cossacks
4. - d
5. Herpes
6. the Snake
7. Butterflies
8. Asia

In 1891, Karl Elsener, owner of a Swiss manufacturing business, devised a
new product, called "Offiziersmesser", a multi-purpose knife,for use by his
nation's army. We call it a 'Swiss Army Knife' .

“There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.”
― Mahatma Gandhi
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