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Old 05-14-2020, 07:31 AM   #1
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Trivia 5/14

trivia 5/14
DID YOU KNOW...
Steve Buscemi, who is an ex-Firefighter, returned to his old job to assist
in rescue efforts at Ground Zero on 9/11...


1. What kind of magazine is the French publication "Charlie Hebdo ?
a. - Conservative Political
b. - Progressive Political
c. - Straight News
d. - Satire
2. Which of the Fifty produces more gold than any other ?
a. - California
b. - Nevada
c. - Alaska
d. – South Dakota
3. Which is the only country through which both a tropic (either Cancer or
Capricorn) and the equator pass?
a. - Argentina
b. - Peru
c. - Chile
d. - Brazil
4. What is the name of the orangutan in Walt Disney's "The Jungle Book" ?
(Hint; King _____ )
5. Easy One ... Who is "Canadian Male Athlete of the Twentieth Century"?
6. In the Abbott and Costello routine, what is the name of the guy who's
pitching ?
7. The Bermuda Triangle is famous as a place where ships and planes have
disappeared. Most people would say the triangle is based on the geographic
points of Bermuda, Miami and ......... what ?
8. In Greek mythology, the Hippocampus is a combination of what two
animals ?

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
When you “slip someone a Mickey”, you are serving them a drink with a
knock-out drug in it... But did you know.... Mickey was a real person named
Mickey Finn.
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1. - d
2. - b
3. – d (Brazil lies between 6°N and 34°S, and so has both the equator (0°) and Tropic of Capricorn (23.5°S) passing through it.)
4. King Louie
5. Wayne Gretzky
6. "Tomorrow"
7. Puerto Rico
8. a Horse and a Fish

TRUTH !!
The phrase originated sometime in the 1890s, taken from the name of a
bartender at the Lone Star Saloon and Palm Garden in Chicago at the turn of
the last century. His establishment was of low repute, and reportedly he
slipped Mickey Finns into customers' drinks in order to rob them.

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