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Old 09-16-2021, 07:58 AM   #1
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Trivia 9/16

trivia 9/16
DID YOU KNOW...
WORD ORIGINS
Mascara
Meaning: A cosmetic applied to darken the eyelashes
Origin: The word comes from the Spanish word máscara, which in turn comes from the
Italian maschera, both of which mean, appropriately, “mask.” The root of those words,
however, is the Arabic maskharah, which means “buffoon” or “clown.”

1. How many strings are there on a double bass ?
2. Who founded the Christian Science movement ?
3. Which New York City thoroughfare was identified with advertising agencies ?
4. What is the skin on a deer's antlers called ?
5. A witch is said to be able to send her spirit into an animal referred to as a ........what ?
6. Famine in Ethiopia led to what charitable rock music event ?
7. What's the name of Homer Simpson's favorite drinking establishment ?
8. Complete this Keith Richard quote; "I've never had any problem with drugs, only with
_________ ."

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
None of the seven natural wonders of the world are in North America.
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1. FOUR
2. Mary Baker Eddy
3. MADISON AVENUE
4. Velvet
5. FAMILIAR
6. BAND AID
7. MOE'S TAVERN
8. Policemen

CRAP !
The Grand Canyon in the western USA is one of the seven.
the others are;
Victoria Falls in Zambia / Zimbabwe
Mount Everest in Nepal
Great Barrier Reef in Australia
The Aurora Borealis (northern lights) in earth's northern regions
Particutin Volcano in Mexico
The Harbor at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Old 09-16-2021, 09:18 PM   #2
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#6 was Live Aid.
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Old 09-17-2021, 07:01 AM   #3
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Good Catch , GG !
I must have been thinking of .....


Band Aid were a charity supergroup featuring mainly British and Irish musicians and recording artists. It was founded in 1984 by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure to raise money for anti-famine efforts in Ethiopia
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Old 09-17-2021, 10:59 AM   #4
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Good Catch , GG !
I must have been thinking of .....


Band Aid were a charity supergroup featuring mainly British and Irish musicians and recording artists. It was founded in 1984 by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure to raise money for anti-famine efforts in Ethiopia
Yes, and Bob Geldof was involved with both.
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