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Old 09-26-2020, 07:34 AM   #1
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Trivia 9/26

trivia 9/26
Taiwanese are fond of chewing the betel nut. Unfortunately, because it is
carcinogenic, Taiwan has one of the highest rates of mouth and throat cancer
in Asia.

1. Resembling a little puffball, the pomapoo is a hybrid dog breed created
by crossing which two breeds ?
2. What iconic role did Catherine Bach play on TV ?
3. What determines the sex of loggerhead hatchlings?
4. In the 19th century (and today too, but less so), beauties from the
American South were known by what word, from the French meaning 'beautiful'?
5. What year were the Olympic Games held in Nazi Germany?
6. Which South African President won the Nobel Prize for Peace after he
brought an end to apartheid?
a. - Roelof Frederik "Pik" Botha
b. - Pieter Willem Botha
c. - Frederik Willem de Klerk
d. - Frederik van Zyl Slabbert
7. What percentage of the air we breathe is nitrogen ?
a. - 58%
b. - 68%
c. - 78%
d. - 88%
8. What day is Canada Day?
a. - July 1
b. - July 2
c. - July 3
d. - July 5

The medical name for a butt crack is “intergluteal cleft”.
1. Pomeranian and Poodle
2. Daisy Duke
3. The incubation temperature in the nest
4. Belle
5. 1936
6. - c
7. - c
8. - a

‘Nuff Said !

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― Mahatma Gandhi
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Old 09-26-2020, 04:33 PM   #2
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The betel nut is mildly hallucinogenic and suppresses the appetite. Traditionally, women in Asia, who mostly managed the rice paddies, chewed betel nuts to keep them going for a long day of farming, cooking and tending to children.
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