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Questions From Dec 13 05
61002. Violinist Nathan Milstein transcribed to solo violin a work composed for solo piano. It's considered one of the hardest pieces ever made for violin. What work is it?
61003. What does it mean when a cow lifts its leg (common superstition)?
61004. Does the poem 'If' by Rudyard Kipling really define the man with capital M?
61008. Which festive food product has been banned on certain public transport systems, and why?
61013. What do you call a person who serves in the military but gets paid while serving? (starts with the letter 'm')
61014. What US states still use hanging as a means of capital punishment?
61016. What name of a film has been used the most times for other films?
61017. Is the song 'Under the Spreading Chestnut-Tree' in George Orwell's "Nineteen Eighty-Four" based on, or an allusion to, any English folk song or nursery rhyme known at the time when the novel was written?
61018. What children?s book broke records in 2000 with an initial print run of 3.8 million copies?
61019. Who was the first golfer to surpass $15 million in career tournament winnings?
61020. Identify a song from this cryptic clue - "What does everyone hide inside"?
61022. How much of the English vocabulary is of Latin origin?
61024. How many words are there in the English language?
61025. What do more than 90% of homes have but less than 40% use?
61026. When is the second series of 'Desperate Housewives' coming to UK screens?
61028. What is the name of Sharleen Spiteri's daughter, and in which country would one find the highest percentage of Spiteris per number of the population?
61030. Why is it incorrect to say "very unique"?
61031. Why do so many people call it the D-Day Invasion, instead of the Normandy Invasion?
61032. Just 42 days after the bombing of Hiroshima, what further disaster occurred there?
61033. Who composed the tune, ?Twinkle, twinkle?.??
61034. To which island was Napoleon first exiled?
61035. What inventions of Ben Franklin are still being widely used in some form or another today?
61036. When did Wikipedia first go online?
61037. What were the visions in Watership Down?
61038. It was designed by a US President, later seized by the government but recovered again and turned into a shrine. Today it is a museum. What was it, and how is it associated with race-tracks and strip joints?
61039. What TV show prompted contestant Paul Locharenkul to gush, "I feel like I'm sitting on a toilet and all of America is watching me"?
61040. What sport measures opponents before a confrontation with a ?Tale of the Tape??
61041. What is the name of the island that the U.S. marines train on?
61042. The words enclosed and engrossed can have the same answer but be spelt differently. Any ideas?
61044. Why is the English pound called sterling?
61046. What is Beck?s full name?
61048. Which winged creatures represent the four evangelists and more to the point, why were these symbols chosen?
61049. Neapolitan chords are commonly used as a replacement for what chord in a standard progression?
61050. Is Stuart Little suppose to be a talking mouse or a deformed human?
61051. Who, according to recent news articles, was found to be mostly happy, almost a tenth disgusted, a little fearful and a tiny bit angry?
61053. What are some examples of Wikipedia articles making incorrect or misleading statements?
61054. What screen star makes cameo appearances on 'Friends' playing Rachel's younger sister?
61055. What happened to Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis after the Civil War?
61058. What lightweight Ready to Rumble star won the World Championship Wrestling Heavyweight title while the movie was at the box office?
61059. What was the first movie from DreamWorks SKG to win a Best Picture Oscar?
61060. What sailing competition was named after the first winning yacht, in 1851?
61061. Prompted by 61079, what game show actually had contestants sitting on toilets behind half doors, that had to "pee" to "ring in" in order to answer the question?
61062. From which US president could you buy soap? He would sell you soap from a wagon hitched to a large team of mules.
61063. Who thought up the names of Santa's reindeer?
61064. At the end of World War II did the USSR and Germany sign a formal peace treaty?
61065. Prior to its use as a condiment, what was ketchup first used for?
61066. What was the name of the man who helped in Al's Diner on 'Happy Days'?
61067. When was the fax machine widely adopted for commerical use in the US? My answer for when the CD has popularized will be 1987-8, but ads on magazines have appeared as early as 1982-83. I am expecting a similar answer for the fax machine.
61068. Did Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. ever meet in person?
61070. Sorry my previous question should have been:
The answer is the form of a shakespearean quotation,The question is:- A play - Illusion and reality - play on words. (11,3,12,3,4) ?
61071. Just who is the Starbuck the Starbucks Coffee chain is named after?
61072. When a territory attains statehood in the US, can anyone born in that territory even before it became a state become president? (Could a person from Alaska or Hawaii over 55 years old run for president?)
61073. Which Swiss company provides fish farmers with a colour wheel and why is the company's involvement in the industry so controversial?
61074. What rare form of legal protection against violence exists in the laws of Scotland but not in the laws of England and Wales?
61075. Which Christmas census began in 1900 and has spread to involve at least 15 countries with participants paying towards the collation and publication of data?
61077. For which special occasion did Evangelist Billy Graham break his 'No TV on Sunday' rule and let the family watch?
61078. How fast does lightning travel?
61079. What bird has different words to describe a group on the ground and one in the air?
61080. Does the soft drink "Tahitian Treat" actually have an origin (recipe or otherwise) from Tahiti?
61081. Where were the first fire plugs (hydrants) used?
61082. At Christmas time, what is thought about in Britain, burnt in Italy, hot in France and glowing in Germany?
61083. Why are left-handed people called "south paws"?
61084. Why do we call the German submarine a "U-boat"?
61085. Where would you find two rivers that collide head onto each other from opposite directions,and what are their names?
61087. Who turned Jimi Hendrix on to the Wha Wha peddle sound effect?
61089. What is the name of the last American owned color TV manufacturer in the United States?
61090. Which bird walks upsteam under water to look for food?
61091. People's fear of today's technology is known as what from the following: Anglophobia, Agoraphobia, Cyberphobia or Claustrophobia?
61092. How are holidays given names?
61093. Is there any difference between what the Germans call "ein Tauchboot" and their famous "Unterseeboote"?
61094. How many Chronicles of Narnia books has C.S. Lewis written and will a movie be made for each one like Harry Potter?
61095. What language has the longest alphabet?
61096. How did the "kangaroo" get its name?
61097. How did the popular cartoon spoof "South Park" get its name?
61098. Arachnophobia is the fear of spiders, but there is a very specific reason that there is no "phobia" word for the fear of sharks, lions, and poisonous jellyfish. What is that reason?
61099. For which movies is the French director Francois Truffaut best known?
61101. Which presidential candidate of the 1980s claimed that 80 percent of air pollution stemmed from ?hydrocarbons released by vegetables??
61102. Where do flies go in the winter?
61103. What Kenny Rogers song was complex enough to inspire four made-for-TV movies?
61104. Who has designed more golf courses in Japan than any other American?
61105. Is bipolar disorder a psychotic disorder, a mood disorder, or can it be both?
61106. Where did we get the magic word "abracadabra"?
61107. A famous russian pianist and composer, and a famous
austrian composer and violinist recorded together
in the 30s. Who where they and what did they recorded?
61108. Which NFL team was the only one to switch conferences under the NFL's divisional realignment plan in 2002?
61110. What was the original title of the popular series 'Friends'?
61112. Most small diaries sold in Britain have a map of the London underground at the back. Do other countries generally have maps of their capital's undergrounds at the back of their diaries?
61113. In the Christmas rush through the years, what toy has been the best seller of all time?
61117. Where do we get the phrase "running amuck"?
61118. Why is the college degree called a "Bachelor's" degree?
61119. What books did Jules Verne write?
61120. I bought a calculator like three years ago that required 4 AAA batteries and used it maybe once or twice and it just sat for years unused, I just tried turning it on for the first time and it does not work, how can this be when I hardly even used it?
61121. Where is the world's smallest country?
61122. There's a violin concerto recorded only once, and
by the person to who was dedicated. Nobody else has recorded it, and is not plaided live. Who was the composer and who the violinist?
61124. What golf course?s fabled ?amen Corner? wraps around Rae?s Creek?
61125. One third of these come from Maine (something to do with potatoes and science projects) and are not batteries. What are they?
61126. What actor did Rosie O?Donnell address as ?Mr. NRA? on her talk show, in 1999?
61127. The following puzzle consists of one word that can be split into two words.
One word: mover of certain cars
Two words: 1) crazy (slang) 2) incentive
61128. What two words, formed from different arrangements of the same six letters, can be used to complete the sentence below?
The guard at the archaeological site
______ the area very carefully,
as the Viking ______ had never
61129. Why do the English say "take a French leave" and the French say "take an English leave" expressing the same idea?
61130. With what Sunday afternoon telecast did the yuletide TV ritual on CBS get started? Also, what year did it get its start?
61131. What was the name of David Bowie?s original back up band?
61132. Was the lost to the Ravens (48-3) the biggest loss in franchise history for the Packers?
61133. What is the capital of Mongolia?
61134. What was "she" making Andreas Jonsson?
61135. How is a traditional Roman dish connected to fossil fuel and a witch who can't find who she's looking for?
61136. What various diseases and conditions have been called "la maladie anglaise" by the French?
61137. There a statue on the steps of the library at Columbia University in New York that says, "Alma Mater" on it. What is the meaning of this?
61138. Traditionally they symbolised the seven deadly sins, and the ten commandments, according to the amount of horns present. They are often mistakingly attributed to European culture but in fact they were introduced by an explorer on his travels through the Orient. What are they and how are they associated to a God of War?
61139. When was Major League Baseball founded?
61140. Has a pro bowler in a championship tournament ever thrown a gutter ball?
61141. What does the math expression "E=MC square" mean?
61142. What are the lyrics to the song "I'm Here" sung by Aino Minako in "Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon"?
61143. What Maverick and Rawhide principals finally teamed in Space Cowboys, in 2000?
61145. What 70's tune had the lyrics "two black eyes and knuckle marks on his head"?
61148. What German car?s assembly line workers were the first to be subjected to the album Music to Make Automobiles By?
61149. Besides English what other languages did Shakespeare write within his plays?
61150. Why was the 1972 AFC Championship played in Pittsburgh?
61151. When did people in England start the custom of drinking tea?
61152. How many career wins does Robby Gordon have in the sport of NASCAR?
61153. What do the different colored lightsabers mean in Star Wars? I know Red means they are a Sith.
61154. How long ago was the first smiley made?
61155. On July 6, 1944, in Hartford, Connecticut, what circus disaster left 168 people dead?
61156. How many World Series championships have the New York Yankees won?
61158. What is Ipecac, and how does it work?
61160. When and where was ice cream invented?
61161. In which song does AC/DC's Bon Scott have "Lurex socks, blue suede shoes, V8 car and tattoos"?
61163. What do rachitis, hypochondriasis and "sweating sickness" have in common?
61164. How many countrys are there in the world, including islands?
61165. Apart from 1966, have England ever won the World Cup before.
61166. Which rock group did Dire Straits tour with during their first UK gig?
61167. What is the biggest winning score for Arsenal?
61168. I was thinking about this while preparing for a trip to the post office this morning; that oft-seen phrase, "Do not fold, spindle, or mutilate." We all know what folding and mutilating is, but how do I spindle my letter, and why doesn't the post office want me to do this?
61169. Whose TKO handed Muhammad Ali the only KO of his career?
61170. Who composed the famous students' hymn "Gaudeamus Igitur"?
61171. What do you get when you multiply all the real numbers? (kind of a trick question)
61172. What would the names "Anthony" and "Kara" look like written in Kanji?
61174. How many episodes of "Lupin the Third" are there?
61175. In the NBA, who holds the record for the worst career free throw average and what was their average?
61176. If there were three-pointers during Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game, how many points would he have scored?
61182. How many songs about Christmas have stopped at number 2 in the UK charts?
61183. What is the meaning of the word "downs" in the name of most horse racing tracks, i.e. Churchill Downs?
61186. In a chess tournament is one player allowed to request from the other player permission to change his move immediately after he makes it?
61187. What is the velocity Liter/Second of the gas station pump in U.S.?
61188. What bay is home to the world's highest tides?
61190. As you may know, people say "hubba hubba" when they see someone extremely beautiful. Where does this saying come from?
61191. What prime-time drama got special permission for Mark Harmon to use the S-word, in 1999?
61192. What Korean golfer?s dad left her alone in a dark cemetery to build up her courage?
61193. Is there a bird in the UK that can be regarded as emblematic?
61194. What company invented "brand management" in 1931 to help its Camay brand battle Ivory soap?
61195. What country produces the most salt?
61196. How many U.S. presidents have served two or more terms in office?
61198. What was the largest recorded earthquake to have hit the Eastern USA?
61199. How did the "bazooka" get that name?
61200. What was the NFL Game Of The Week for Week 15 of the 2005 NFL season? (or to put it in easier words, What was this past week's game of the week?)
61201. Who starred in a Christmas film that was top of the US film charts, starred in the highest rated TV series in the US, and had a book at the top of the US bestseller lists, all in the same week?
61202. Cliff Richard sang "The Millennium Prayer" which fitted the words of the Lord's Prayer to the tune of "Auld Lang Syne", but the words of which popular Christmas carol also exactly fit the tune of "Auld Lang Syne"?
61204. Are there many places in the world where I could build a snowman that is likely to last all year round? [Without artificial refrigeration of course]
61207. What is the capital of the Northern Mariana Islands? Don't say Saipan, that's the name of an island and not of a town/city. It seems as the capital is divided into two or three: Capitol Hill, Susupe, maybe also Garapan. Who knows?
61208. What is the correct name for the candle holder used on Khanukkah?
61209. What role does Meret Becker play in the movie Munich as Yvonne?
61210. What are the lyrics for the Chinese theme song for "Sailor Moon"?
61211. Gmack mentioned the word 'smithereens' in a previous post, and I'm curious as to where the phrase comes from, and to what smithereens are. (Of course I've heard and used the phrase a plethora of times, but never thought about it literally until now.) Any ideas?
61212. According to a recent radio discussion, Britain has built one since the end of the last World War, but France has built two since the last World Cup. Built what?
61213. The hockey sensation Sidney Crosby is from which town in Nova Scotia?
61214. What was the original name of 'Twas The Night Before Christmas', who wrote it, and where was it first published?
61215. How many gifts in total does the singer of The Twelve Days of Christmas receive from his/her true love?
61219. Sheryl Crow got her first big break by being a backup singer on what performer?s International tour?
61220. According to some beliefs Adam and Eve were the first two humans on Earth. If so, who was the third?
61221. When Wilt Chamberlin scored his oh so famous 100 points in one game, who was the second highest scorer on his team?
61222. In most bigger countries, different areas have different accents, what is the American equivalent between the German Berlin accents and Swabian accent?
61223. How did Asbestos get its name?
61224. Has there ever been an NBA/NCAA player to achieve a quadruple-double?
61228. What was the name of the angel who told Mary that she would have a son?
61229. What prime-time drama got special permission for Mark Harmon to use the S-word, in 1999?
61230. In golf he holed the first televised "hole in one"?
61231. What Ed Wood Jr. sci-fi schlockfest features the immortal line: ?All of you Earth-are idiots!??
61232. According to the Beatles' song, "A Day in the Life," how many holes did it take to fill the Albert Hall?
61234. After what famous beer is Creedence Clearwater Revival named?
61235. How many types of fruits and vegetables are there?
61236. In 1952 which of the following college bowls served as the stage for the first ever nationally broadcast college football game: Rose Bowl, Orange Bowl, Cotton Bowl, Fiesta Bowl or Sugar Bowl?
61237. Why does the famous carol speak about twelve days of Christmas?
61238. On a computer keyboard the letters 'f' and 'j', as well as the '5' on the right side have a small raised line underneath. Why?
61239. What word means "randomly saying something that is not in the script" or, "making something up on the top of your head, unrehersed?" I believe it starts with the letter "A"?
61241. While Keane was still a cover band in England, what was the name of the guitarist of the group?
61242. What is Michelangelo's full name?
61244. What do the hummingbird, the loon, the swift, the kingfisher and the grebe have in common?
61245. Why is it that Australia has such a high proportion of the worlds deadliest creatures? And why also do many of these creatures, such as a funnel web spider, pack so much toxicity they could kill a very large mammal when their diet consists of insects and small lizards?
61246. Why do mosquitos dislike citronella?
61247. What is the name of the only dog to appear in a Shakesperarean play?
61248. What is the codeword for the highest, most sensitive category of US communications intelligence?
61250. Did Billy Carter, President Jimmy Carter's colorful brother, ever hold any government political positions?
61253. Harold Sargent was the real name of which comedian and entertainer?
61254. Performed by different artists, which is the only song to have reached number one in the UK charts, on four different occasions?
61255. Who, in a 1958 film based on a novel by Ernest Hemingway, appears throughout the entire film?
61256. What is boxing day about?
61257. In which year was cock-fighting outlawed in the UK?
61258. There's Babe the talking pig, but what is the name of the other talking pig that has had a movie?
61259. What Monty Python alum once asked a BBC film crew to push-start a World War II tank along the Champs Elysees?
61260. What Tennessee Williams classic did Andre Previn choose as the basis for his first opera?
61261. Who was the first golfer to be named Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year in 1932?
61262. Why do Scotsmen wear kilts?
61263. In the battle for the Alamo, it is well documented that 189 Americans died. But how many Mexicans died taking the fort?
61264. How many skyscrapers are in Montreal?
61265. In which American states are some prisoners made to work in chain gangs?
61266. Which birds appear to be named after reptiles although their name is, in fact, thought to derive from their call?
61268. How many episodes of SpongeBob Squarepants are there in season 1?
61269. Only two yachts competing in the Sydney-Hobart classic have taken line honours in record time, and won the race on handicap. One is this year's winner "Wild Oats". Which is the other?
61270. What former Yankee's 1982 homer prompted Yankee Stadium fans to break into the non-stop rant, "Steinbrenner sucks"?
61271. When you're sleeping what's going on in your body?
61272. In what year did Larry Bird retire?
61273. What did David Elliott call his beeper-like creation for gay men that caused similar units nearby to vibrate?
61274. Which country produces the most caramel?
61276. Which UK city houses the Blackfriars Museum of Antiquities?
61277. Which Italian city's two leading football clubs are known as the Red and Blacks and the Black and Reds?
61278. What Nicolas Cage movie did police blame for a rash of car thefts in Vancouver, Canada?
61279. What is the shortest street name in the United Kingdom, and where is it?
61280. How old is Billie Joe Armstrong, lead singer in the band Green Day?
61281. What is the difference between cement and concrete, and asphalt, tar, and blacktop?
61283. What are the differences between a Continental and an English breakfast?
61285. How many episodes of "Mister Ed" are there?
61286. What two American gentlemen, who had the same occupation, died on the same day?
61287. What is the record for the longest NBA basketball game? (overtimes)
61288. What is the oldest sport and when was it created?
61289. How much money did the movie "40 Year-Old Virgin" earn?
61291. If you were a "Dildock" you would be a person who does what?
61292. How long does it take for an individual blood cell to make a complete circuit of the body?
61293. What percentage of all human beings ever born are alive today?
61294. A famous piece of music, associated with Christmas, is often regarded as the first orchestral part to be written for a particular musical instrument. Given that it isn't sleighbells, what is the piece and the instrument?
61295. This man invented a word in the 1950s that was meant satirically but has since changed meaning and has been positively touted by modern politicians. He also founded many organisations including one that has been renamed after its magazine. His son is best known for writing a book which sounds like the opposite of Dale Carnegie's bestseller. What is the name of the man, the word, the rebranded organisation and the title of the son's book?
61296. Which literary genius allegedly placed his bed north to south and was known to carry a compass to ensure it was at the correct angle?
61298. What three-letter word ended Frank McCourt's "Angela's Ashes" and titled its sequel?
61299. What Massachusetts legislator claimed he'd become "the go-to guy on genitalia" during the Clinton administration?
61300. If I wanted to listen to all of Beethoven's symphonies in order, each on the anniversary of the day it was premiered, how long would it take me?
61303. Where does the Search Engine "Ask Jeeves" get its name and who is Jeeves?
61305. Christopher Colombus set out from Spain on a mission to travel west across the ocean in order to get to which country, India, or China?
61307. What is the difference between a single-camera show and a multiple-camera show?
61310. Who is/was the highest paid actor/actress per episode on TV?
61311. Who invented Febreeze?
61312. Which countries have the most Olympic gold medals? Give the top three.
61313. Who created the "Tenchi Muyo" anime series?
61314. From January 1, 2000 to present, how many hurricanes have hit the United States?
61315. What were some of the first shows on television?
61316. In the movie "Kronk's New Groove", who is Huayna?
61317. What is the difference between a soap opera and a sit-com?
61318. Why do contractors place a tree on top of new homes they are building?
61319. What illegal activity did the city of Boston try to prevent with signs reading "Feeling Run Down?" or "Walk This Way"?
61320. What golfer got a new hip in 1999, causing him to miss his first Masters in 40 years?
61321. What "Happy Days" star turned down the plum film role of Danny Zuko in "Grease"?
61322. Kenny Chesney has sold over how many millions of records? I have looked every where and can't find it. Thanks for helping.
61324. What was the Frenchman's name on "Hogan's Heros"?
61326. Which NCAA football teams play in professional stadiums?
61329. Why do some game systems have better graphics than others?
61330. What are all the colors of Yoshis?
61331. What type of animal is a Yoshi?
61332. In the 70's did Dawn Defeo persuade her brother Butch to help her murder their family?
61333. Who was the first American TV star to earn over one million dollars a year?
61335. What animal is most prone to obesity?
61336. Why are some meals called "Square meals"?
61337. What's with the "The" in front of The Gambia?
61338. In the seventeenth century it was named after the male species of the trade, then, in the 1900's it was re-named for a female. The male name turned into a vertical structure, almost losing its languorous reputation. The original, which now has the female title, has a variable moment of inertia depending on the distribution of objects involved. What is it?
61339. Who is the shortest basketball player to play in the NBA and what was his height?
61340. What was the first Nintendo 64 game to be released in the USA?
61341. What is the most common eye color worldwide?
61342. What is the furthest span an Ivy League team has gone through in the NCAA Basketball 64-Team Tournament before losing or winning the tournament.
61343. Which Top 10 hit was actually an adaptation of a Chuck Berry hit?
61344. I have often read that in the Middle Ages in Britain (and elsewhere), New Year was celebrated on March 25th. Does this mean that the number of the year actually changed on that date, and if not, was there another name given to the date on which the year number actually changed?
61345. Happy New Year according to some historians can be traced to which Roman celebration?
61346. What is the greatest number of laterals made during a single play in college football?
61347. What were the first musical instruments played in outer space?
61349. If you were to "funkify" you would do what?
61350. Why were early American school houses painted red?
61351. Some sources say that the runtime for the 1989 movie Heathers is 103 minutes, while other sources say that the runtime is 119 minutes, what is to account for the drastic differences?
61352. What NFL teams have had two running backs rush for 1,000 yards or more in a single season and who are they?
61353. What NFL teams do not retire jersey numbers?
61362. How many Americans have a double citizenship?
61363. How many people worldwide have a double citizenship, and do they count in each nation's census?
61364. Who lost $8,000 in "It's A Wonderful Life"?
61365. How many rookies have won the MVP Award in each of the major sports, basketball, baseball, and football?
61366. What is the trademark for the Nintendo company?
61367. How many people live in the United States that was recorded in the last Census taken?
61368. When was chess created, and when did it become a sport?
61373. Winona Ryder is naturally a blonde, but just has her hair dyed black permanently, but does she naturally have brown eyes, or does she wear colored contacts?
61374. Happy New Year 2006 To Everybody! My question, how many years has the famous ball been dropped in New York's Time Square?
61376. When did "Adult Swim" late nights on Cartoon Network begin?
61378. What was the first website?
61380. Do monkeys sleep on their back like humans?
61381. Violinist 0scar Shumsky was first violin of a short
live string quartet. This ensamble took the name
of its founder, a famous string player. What was the name of this quartet?
61382. How many miles are there in the song '??? miles from LA'?
61383. Which comedian said "hands down this is a up-stick"?
61384. What are some similarities and differences between the NBA and ABA?
61385. What movie earned the most money in the box office in the past five years?
61386. Why did Martha Stewart go to prison?
61387. What does the Icelandic word "Mjaldur" mean, as in the name of the piece of artwork on the back of the "Björk Greatest Hits" sleeve?
61388. What is the James Bond movie with the golfing priest and what is the actor's name?
61389. How old is Billie Joe Armstrong's wife, Adrienne?
61390. In "Us & Them" what was the real reason why the two teams fought?
61391. In the board game 'Monopoly' if you are standing on "just visiting" and you roll a 10, where do you end up?
61392. When playing "Shuttles" how often can you legally move the yellow bar?
61396. How many times has the Olympics been taken?
61397. Why do people become smaller as they get older?
61398. When was lacrosse created?
61400. What world leader who prior to taking power once had a tryout with the Cleveland Indians?
61401. Which group had a hit entitled "It Won't Be Long"?
61402. Who performed the "Rev EJ Corvette" radio show comedy skit on an album in the early '70s?
61403. Previously it was in the hands of a painter and a sculptor, but in the 18th century it was named after an earl, then later an industrialist. The most recent buyer decided not to name it after himself but to go back to the original name. What is it, how does it relate to fluid mechanics, and what is the signifigance with mirrors?
61408. In India after Ganhiji, which leader favoured stopping the annual Republic Day parade: Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, Jai Prakash Narayan, or Lal Bahadur Shastri?
61409. Which is the oldest infantry regiment of the Indian army: Gorkha, Punjab, Rajput, or Sikh?
61410. What is the population of Canada?
61411. Which European country has lighting along the entire length of its motorways?
61412. In which Western Country are people listed by their Christian names in the telephone directory?
61413. What cable network did Martin Short dub "Must-Sit-Down-to-Pee TV"?
61414. How many condoms did a zealous U.N. issue every week to each peacekeeper in Sierra Leone, and the Congo, starting in 2000?
61415. Where is the tallest tree in Australia?
61416. New Yorkers travel to New England to see the Autumn tints. But what are these folks called?
61417. In the Fortune 500 list, who made the number 281 spot?
61418. I read today Alpha Centaurus B may be represented as a pea 100 miles from another pea, our Sun. At this scale what is lightspeed in mph?
61419. Why does buttered bread always land butter side down?
61420. How many countries were there in 500 A.D.?
61421. What is the oldest food that we still eat today?
61423. What kind of test did George Steinbrenner order a slumping Reggie Jackson to take in 1981?
61424. How are police precincts or stations numbered/identified in New York City?
61425. Why are basketballs mostly orange and brown?
61426. Entering the 2005 NFL playoffs, which NFL team owns the most post season victories with 32?
61428. Which player in the hockey history has the most goals ever and the most assists?
61431. How many people who have played in the NBA didn't go to college?
61432. Who on the Sopranos said, "Hasidim but I don't believe them"?
61433. How many ordinary helium party balloons will it take to send aloft a medium sized man, 140-190 pounds?
61439. In the game of Scrabble, what types of words are you not allowed to use?
61440. If you are playing UNO, the card game, what is the standard point limit for which if you go over, you lose?
61441. Why do many smokers who quit cough more in the early stages than they did while smoking?
61442. Which famous sporting prize gets its colour from the newspaper that originally sponsored it?
61443. What muppet did Keith Moon inspire?
61444. How many edges does an Australian 50 cent coin have?
61445. What rule in Poker is watched the most?
61446. What music band have the most UK hits without having a Top 10 hit?
61448. Has snow been recorded at least one time throughout California even in its southernmost area such as San Diego, El Centro and Salton Sea?
61449. What percentage of the world has brown eyes, blue eyes, green eyes, etc.?
61450. What, according to Fred Dibnah, are the ridge tiles on the houses of parliament made of?
61451. What First Lady was an Australian so dismayed to resemble after a bad haircut, that she sued the salon and won $750?
61453. How would one say the following phrases in Latin:
"Fortune favors the brave."
"Thus to all tyrants!"
"From the depths I call on thee, o Lord."
61455. Who first said War is the ultimate failure of diplomacy?
61456. Where was the longest game of Monopoly ever played?
61457. In the television show "Corner Gas" what is Lacey's last name?
61458. Do the citizens of East Jerusalem count as Israeli citizens?
61459. What is the total population of the Palestinian territories?
61460. Why are the birds that we see a lot of called Morning Doves? They are outside all times of the day, not just morning time, so why "morning" doves?
61461. How many grains of salt are in a container of salt?
61462. What is a best man supposed to do at a wedding?
61463. A diver descended 46 feet below sea level to explore a shipreck. After 10 min., the diver descended 22 more feet to investigate a hole in the hull of the ship. about how deep is the hole in the hull of the ship?
a -30feet c -70feet
b -60feet d -8ofeet
61464. I have read a lot about Wikipedia recently and it often appears as a reference in this forum. What is the history behind this reference source?
61465. I have a question about California plumbling code. What does "siphonage" mean in the following statesment: Cross connection and siphonage between fixtures?
61466. During the nineteenth century, whose best friend became famous twice in a matter of months, although the second time was under unfortunate circumstances? What were these events, and where in America was a tribute recently displayed?
61467. What is the rarest blood type and how many people have it?
61471. What is the oldest genre of music? (hip hop, country, jazz, etc.)
61472. How many different colleges participate in NCAA Football?
61473. If you add up all of the numbers from one to one million, what will the correct answer be?
61474. What is the hardest word to pronounce by any lexicographer?
61475. Whose autobiography's claim that he ate several of a certain vegetable in the course of his work directly contradicts one of the more common items on Internet factoid lists?
61476. A short-sighted entrepreneur gave up selling typewriters to sell a product that helped him to see better. The product didn't sell because potential customers assumed it was similar to previous similar products so he tried a different approach and started a multimillion dollar industry. Who was he, what was his product and how did he persude customers to buy it?
61477. Who discovered xrays?
61478. I am a 3 time Daytona 500 winner. I won the 1999 Winston Cup Championship. I was born in Hickory, NC.
Who am I?
61479. Which way do you turn a knob to open the door?
61480. Who?s 1985 Complete Guide to Executive Manners was the first book devoted to workplace etiquette?
61481. What sitcom clown had to resort to a ?Will Drop Pants for Food? sign by the side of the road?
61482. What Dodger of the ?60s began life as Sanford Braun?
61483. What city was Eminem born?
61484. On the show "The Shield" what happened to Captain Monica Rawlings (Glenn Close)?
61485. Who were the panelists on BBC Radio's "What's My Line"?
61486. Whay song did the Beach Boys sing on the Home Improvement episode they guest starred in?
61487. What does "adidas" stand for?
61488. Which city around the world spends the most for New Year's celebrations each year?
61489. What does AC/DC stand for?
61490. It was originally named after a particle until it was involved in a big TV project. It was only accepted by the TV project after a very superficial change, has been used by the likes of rock group Queen and is rumoured to be still in use at British railway stations. Its successor was named after another particle and its main designer has since had a sex change. What is it, what was the superficial change and who was the designer?
61491. What is the name of the line that seperates the dark and the light side of the moon?
61492. Of both handhelds and consoles, which system overall has released the most video games in Japan and how many were released?
61493. In the TV show "Star Trek the Next Generation" there is a scene where Captain Picard goes to Data's quarters and finds him listening to several different classical music pieces all at the same time. What is the name of this episode?
61494. In the TV show 'Seinfeld' according to a trivia question, there is supposed to be a picture of Superman in every episode. Does anyone know where it is?
61495. Do any of the major movie studios, such as Columbia Pictures, Paramount, MGM, etc., hold monopolies over certain actors or actresses?
61496. Who created sudoku puzzles? When? Where?
61497. Which is more popular between ebony pianos and ivory pianos?
61498. Which Austin Powers movie made the most profit in theaters?
61499. What is dendrochronology?