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Monday, November 5, 2012

Dee's Tips and Trivia

Previous Questions –
~ What is an entrepot?
A warehouse
~ What is a geep?
A cross between a goat and a sheep
~ What is the most recorded song in history with over 2,500 cover versions?

Tips –
~ Use a staple remover when trying to add things to your key ring.
~ Place a couple of rubber bands around an open paint can to wipe your brush on and keep paint off the side of the can.
~ Cut toilet paper rolls and use as a cuff to save your wrapping paper (visual below).


Trivia –
~ The word “peach” was once used as a slang term for informing against or betraying an accomplice.
~ The male name Andrew is from the Greek word for “manly.”
~ The 1960s phrase “flower power” was coined by Beat Generation poet Allen Ginsberg.  I remember it well. J

This date in history (October 19th)
~ 1765 – The Stamp Act Congress met and drew up a declaration of rights and liberties.
~ 1933 – Basketball was introduced to the 1936 Olympics.
~ 1983 – The US Senate approved a bill establishing a national holiday in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.
~ 1985 – The first Blockbuster store opens.
~ 1985 – Take On Me was #1.

Questions –
~ Who sang Take On Me?
~ Who is Todd Jones?
~ How many states border an ocean?

Quote –
“Never part without loving words to think of during your absence.  It may be that you will not meet again in this life.”  Jean Paul Richter

I hope all of you have a splendid week!


1 comment:

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