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Old 10-01-2019, 06:12 AM   #1
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Trivia 9/30

trivia 9/30
DID YOU KNOW...
You can donate part of your liver to someone whose own liver must be removed
due to disease. Livers regenerate, unlike kidneys.


1. What "Military" device was invented in 1891 by Karl Eisner, founder of
the
Victorinox Company? This device is particularly useful for camping.
(Hint; Three Words...)
2. Ingmar Bergman was a native of ______ .
3. What is the only marsupial native to North America ?
(Correct Spelling Please...)
4. In 1957 British cartoonist Reg Smythe began a long-running popular comic
strip about a working class man who doesn't actually do much work, and his
long-suffering wife, Flo. What is the character's name?
5. Which renowned Danish poet and author wrote such lovable fairy tales as
"Thumbelina" (1835), "The Little Mermaid" (1837), and "The Princess and the
Pea" (1835), among others?
6. The word for which class of animals comes from the Greek words for
"living a double life"?
7. In buying a diamond, what are the Four C's one must consider ?
8. Name That Play ;
The story is about Maggie trying to keep the full inheritance of her
husband, Brick, for him, and not his family, by announcing her (nonexistent)
pregnancy as Big Daddy (Brick's father) is dying...
a. - The Glass Menagerie
b. - The Night of the Iguana
c. - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
d. - Sweet Bird of Youth

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Chuck Connors played in the NBA and also in MLB before becoming an actor .
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1. Swiss Army Knife
2. Sweden
3. Opossum
4. Andy Capp
5. Hans Christian Andersen
6. Amphibian
7. Carat, Clarity, Color and Cut
8. - c

TRUTH !!
Chuck Connors played basketball for the Boston Celtics in 1946, and baseball
for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1949, and the Chicago Cubs in 1951. Connors was
more successful as an actor and appeared in many television and movie roles.
He is best remembered for playing Lucas McCain from 1958 to 1963. He died in
1992.


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