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Thursday, October 4, 2012

Dee's Tips and Trivia

Last Week’s Questions –
~ What is the Uncola?
7-Up
~ Which of these electric appliances consumes the most electricity per hour of use?  TV, Dishwasher, Toaster
Toaster
~ There are five pairs of U.S. Presidents who share the same last name.  What are they?
Adams, Harrison, Johnson, Roosevelt, Bush

Tips –
~ Make your own cooking spray without the additives.  One part olive oil to five parts water and shake before each use.
~ Use ketchup packets as icepacks.  They are the perfect size for kid’s bumps and bruises.
~ For puffy cupcakes fill liners ¾ full cook at 325 degrees for 25 minutes.

Trivia –
~ George Washington’s face was badly scarred from smallpox.
~ http stands for hypertext transfer protocol.
~ The first stethoscope, invented in 1816, was made from a roll of paper.

This date in history (September 28th)
~ 1542 – San Diego was discovered by Portuguese navigator Juan Cabrillo.  Hence, Cabrillo Beach.
~ 1924 – The 1st around-the-world flight was completed by two U.S. army planes in 175 days.
~ 1955 – The World Series was televised in color for the 1st time.
~ 1968 – Hey Jude hit #1 and stayed there for 9 weeks.
~ 2009 – iTunes music store reached 2 billion downloads.

Questions –
~ What is an entrepot?
~ What is a geep?
~ What is the most recorded song in history with over 2,500 cover versions?

Quote –
“Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

- Dee 

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