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Trivia 9/12
DID YOU KNOW...
The Aborigines of Australia have been described as possessing the oldest culture in the world. According to conventional archaeology, they have inhabited this land for almost 50 thousand years.


1. What's the correct medical term for the windpipe?
2. What is the symbol for sodium?
a. - So
b. - Sa
c. - No
d. - Na
3. Where was Freddie Mercury born ?
a. - Sri Lanka
b. - Zanzibar
c. - Azerbaijan
d. - Bangladesh
4. Ben Affleck won an Oscar for "Good Will Hunting' 1998. What did he win it for?
a. - Writing
b. - Producing
c. - Acting
d. - Directing
5. What year was it?
The last episode of the original Star Trek series was aired on US television.
a. - 1968
b. - 1969
c. - 1970
d. - 1971
6. Who is Mrs. Avery the mother of, in the 1972 hit song by Dr Hook?
7. 2013 is what in Roman numerals?
a. - MMXIII
b. - DDXIII
c. - MMCIII
d. - IDMXIII
8. What do Charlie Chaplin, Dean Martin, and Jon Benet Ramsey all have in common?
(Hint; May they rest in Peace...)

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Anne Boleyn, one of Henry VIII's wives, was born with six fingers on one hand.
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1. Trachea
2. - d
3. - b
4. - a
5. - b
6. Sylvia
7. - a (DDXII could be right, but you never use two letters when the total adds up to another letter.)

8. Died on Christmas day

CRAP !!
A common misconception about Anne Boleyn is that she had six fingers on one hand, but that is all it is a misconception. In the 16th century, an abnormality such as an extra finger would have been thought to be a sign of witchcraft and Henry would have never have married someone with a defect like this.
It is in Elizabeth's reign that the fallacious rumor of the sixth finger began - decades after Anne's death. Nicholas Sander, a Catholic living in exile, wrote of Anne: "She had a projecting tooth under the upper lip, and on her right hand six fingers.
 

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