Friday, June 28, 2013

Trivia quiz

I got number 1 and number 3 correct. I was half-right on number 5.

1. What young Union officer fought at the Battle of Gettysburg in a black velvet uniform trimmed with gold lace?

2. What creature uses its eyes to help it swallow food?

3. What popular U.S. TV sitcom was remade in Great Britain as The Brighton Belles?

4. In the late 18th century, what was the meaning of “lunatic fringe”?

5. What heavyweight boxing champion and Oscar-winning actor are buried in adjacent graves in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia?

Answers below.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Trivia quiz

I was close on number 4. I got number 5 correct.

1. What unique role did free samples of Vicks VapoRub play in U.S. postal history?

2. What company’s stock market ticker symbol is CAKE?

3. A group of crocodiles in water is called a float. What’s the group called when it’s on land?

4. How many washing machine loads of laundry does the average American family do every year?

5. What animal was called a hippotigris by the ancient Greeks and Romans, who thought it was a cross between a horse and a tiger?

Answers below.

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Time for humor

I stopped at your house the other day and was told that you were down at your favorite Biker Bar with some friends. I wasn't sure where that was, but was told I wouldn't have much trouble finding it. Sure enough, I drove just a few blocks and there it was ...

Some of these drivers just might get DUI's on the way home!

Maybe designated drivers in this bar have pickup trucks to take patrons on scooters home. I hope so!

Wednesday, June 12, 2013