10-14-2013   Leave a comment

I guess it’s time for another trivia challenge for all of you trivia maniacs out there. Today’s 10 questions should be categorized as miscellaneous. They are a mixed bag of facts that might just interest you a little. I took this quiz myself as I put it together but I’m not admitting how badly I did. Let’s just say I scored higher than one and less than four. I’m so ashamed.

As always the correct answers will be posted tomorrow. If you score anything higher than a four your doing really well and should be proud. Good luck!

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1.  What was the original name of the Girl Scouts?

2.  In 1937, sewing machine heiress Daisy singer Alexander put her will in a model and tossed it into the Thames River near London. Where and when did it wash up?

3.  What day is the middle day of the year in a non-leap year?

4.  For what magazine did Hugh Hefner serve as circulation manager while he was raising money to launch Playboy?

5.  What did Lizzie Borden, Napoleon, and Titian have in common?

6.  By what name was Nobel Peace Prize winner Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu better known?

7.  What do the letters stand for in the acronym CARE, the name of the relief organization established in 1945?

8.  What is the telephone area code for a cruise ship in the Atlantic Ocean?

9.  What unusual twosome spoke at ventriloquist Edgar Bergen’s funeral in 1979?

10. Why is the phrase "the quick brown fox jumps over lazy dog" used to check typewriters?

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There you have it. Now before I finish this posting I’ll throw in another filthy yet funny limerick. You can never ever have enough limericks, dirty or otherwise.  If you’re offended by this off-color humor, too bad.

There once was a woman named Jill
Who swallowed an exploding pill
They found her vagina
In North Carolina
And her tits in a tree in Brazil.

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