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Questions From Mar 14 06
63502. Can a new Catholic receive his or her first communion during a wedding mass?
63503. What is the song Lee Horsley's character sang to Kristie Alley's character in the TV movie 'Infidelity'?
63504. What was the nickname Elvis gave Ursula Andress in real life, not in the movie?
63505. The sitcom 'Fraiser' was a direct spinoff from 'Cheers', both starring Kelsey Grammer. I remember hearing a question once looking for another spinoff from 'Cheers', also starring Mr Grammer, but I never heard the answer. Any ideas anyone?
63506. It began during World War I, partly under the influence of a certain entertainer, and the trend was sped on its way by a famous writer's short story and the unique style of a couple of actresses. Divorces occurred over it, women lost their jobs, even physicians weighed in; but in the end, a certain profession expanded rapidly because of it. What was this development, what was that short story, and can you name the entertainer and one or two of the actresses involved?
63507. How many beads are usually found on a rosary?
63509. What is the...er...name that linguists give to those...um...interjected words and...like, you know...phrases that act as verbal pauses in a sentence?
63510. In the movie 'Bob Roberts' what is the name of the person who sings a duet with Tim Robbins' character?
63511. What is the largest shark ever to have been caught?
63512. What is a "hammerhead roan"?
63514. In pictures of starving children and adults, why if they are starved, do some of them have big bloated stomachs?
63515. How many states never had a Miss America winner?
63520. Is the proper way to say Celtic, kel-tic or sel-tic?
63521. What is the longest bone in a horse and how long is it?
63522. Who wrote the book "A Magician's Nephew"?
63526. What African nation did IOC uninvite to prevent a boycott of the 1972 Olympics?
63527. What song was Steve Martin singing on Saturday Night Live when a sax player emerged for a solo from a sarcophagus?
63528. What office fixture was originally patented in 1896 to fasten together the soles and uppers of shoes?
63529. What's the name of The Eagles' debut album?
63533. What NHL player has gone the longest without reaching the Stanley Cup?
63534. Why might an image hidden in the logo of a popular confectionery item punningly remind one of a famous Russian piece of music?
63535. What time was on the clock that Captain Hook threw into the croc's mouth in Peter Pan?
63536. In what movie was Annabelle given to the team which completed their side of the barn first?
63537. Are there any US federal guidelines as to public school buses being yellow, or is it up to the states?
63539. Is the Ford KA pronounced Ford K.A. or Ford 'car'?
63540. Which top 20 countries have the most high-rise buildings?
63541. What are the world's top 10 biggest companies, by market value?
63542. What is in MSG (monosodium Glutamate) that makes people jittery or sick?
63543. Which of the following people are no longer among us: game show host Chuck Woolery, comedian George Carlin, actor Billy Dee Williams ("Lady Sings the Blues", "The Empire Strikes Back") or actress/comediene Madeline Kahn ("Blazing Saddles" and "Young Frankenstein")?
63546. What state did Daniel Boone die in?
63548. How many different kinds of apples are there in the world?
63549. Is a zebra black with white stripes, or is it the other way around?
63550. Besides The United States, The United Kingdom, and Australia, what countries were involved in the military coalition during the First Gulf War and were on the allied side during World War II?
63551. Has the third door in the Great Pyramid of Giza been opened yet since the insertion of a camera was televised a few years ago?
63555. Why does Q stand for rational numbers?
63556. Has any NHL player died on the ice in the last five years?
63557. Was the character Mrs. Oleson on "Little House on the Prarie" an actual person? Was her character, if fictional, based on any historical figure such as Mrs. Lincoln?
63558. What is the most points a person has ever scored in a high school basketball game?
63559. What year was cinnamon flavored Captain Crunch discontinued?
63562. What is the difference between a latte and a cappachino?
63563. Which national company's 1970s plan for a lifting platform was recently uncovered and shown to be completely off the rails?
63568. What was the name of the organization developed by Heinrich Himmler towards the end of the war to fight behind the front as a diversionary force and subsequently lead a paramilitary resistance once the regular army capitulated?
63569. Someone (who isn't trying to sell me batteries) tells me that if a remote with four batteries in it goes dead, you should replace all four batteries and not just the flat ones. Is there any reason for this or indeed any truth to it?
63570. What was the 'P' short for in J.P. Morgan?
63571. Which celebrity sang the song 'Beautiful Soul'?
63574. How much would it cost to get a clone of yourself?
63576. What two westerns won Best Picture Oscars in the 1990s?
63577. Who is the only golfer to win all four majors on both the PGA and Senior PGA tours?
63578. What plant was brought from the New World and grown unsuccessfully (without producing fruit) in Europe for hundreds of years?
63580. The Foundations began in what year?
63581. One of my favorite TV shows is Animal Planet's show "Ultimate Zoo". And apparently it doesn't show anymore. Will someone tell me if it was cancelled and why?
63582. Who is the woman that does the speaking on the tape for the UK SATs Mental Maths Tests?
63583. Who were the Chipmunks named after?
63584. Which of the following people are no longer among us: Actor/singer Frankie Avalon, author William Gibson ("Neuromancer"), actor James Cromwell (Farmer Hoggett in "Babe"), or author Pearl S. Buck (Nobel Prize winner for Literature)?
63585. How many books are there in Lemony Snicket's "A Series of Unfortunate Events"?
63586. What was the last line spoken in the movie 'The Maltese Falcon'?
63587. Who won the Grammy Award in 1978 for 'Georgia on My Mind'?
63591. What is the only charity the US Postal Service has issued a stamp for as a fundraiser?
63593. Is "unambient" a word?
63596. What country has the lowest literacy rate in the world, and which ones have the highest?
63597. On a late-winter evening in the late 18th century, an event occurred that inspired no less than four examples of a certain type of creative work. The best-known of these repeatedly ran afoul of politically-jittery censors, so that its original setting was rather oddly changed to someplace else altogether. What is the work, what event inspired it, and on what date did that event take place?
63598. Kelsey Grammer has appeared in three Emmy winning shows. Cheers and Fraiser being two, what is the other one?
63599. I'm not from the United States and someone told me today that Kansas City is not actually in the state of Kansas. Is this true?
63600. Why did Sipsey cover the picture on the wall and stop the clock when Ruth died in Fried Green Tomatoes?
63601. This Nobel Peace Prize winner and recipient of the Order of Merit once tutored a very well known Head of State. Who was the laureate and who was the student?
63603. Who won the first gold medal at the 2006 Commonwealth Games?
63604. What countries have defeated the Soviet Union in a war?
63605. Is it true that in Japan a citizen's name has to be in kanji, and not in hiragana?
63606. How did James Potter save Snape's life?
63607. What is the connection between the Franciscan Cappuchins and the coffee type beverage cappuccino?
63608. Why are there usually fires after earthquakes?
63609. What are the Pennsylvania colleges that have been participants in at least one "March Madness"?
63611. What is the difference between a flatscreen computer monitor that comes in 1080x1024 resolution to one that comes in 1024x768?
63614. Why do the Pittsburgh Steelers only have the Steeler symbol on one side of their helmet?
63615. What substance did bold Bruno Sammartino scurrilously expose Hulk Hogan for using?
63617. Who was the first African American to be nominated for a Best Actress Oscar, in 1954?
63618. How many Indians have been in space?
63619. What were the top 10 most populated U.S. cities in 1920?
63621. I've observed a number of cases in which a Japanese word spelled with an *r* is pronounced in English translations with an *l* sound. I have been told that this is because *r* is pronounced *l*, and I have also been told that Japanese has no *l* sound. What is going on then?
63622. Who said this famous quote, "Give me liberty or give me death"?
63623. Which top 10 countries have launched the most satellites?
63625. What are the commonest words of Irish derivation in the English language?
63627. One of my favourite songs has to be 'Fairytale of New York' by The Pogues and Kirsty McCall. In the video for this song, what Academy Award nominated actor is portrayed as an NYPD officer arresting the drunk played by Shane McGowan? By the way, Happy St Patricks day to everyone, from all here in Ireland!
63628. What is Lonestar's signature song?
63629. This man was kidnapped from the British mainland and shipped to Ireland as a slave at the age of 16. He was a priest and a bishop. He studied in continental monasteries. Who is this person, what is an alternate name, and why is he the patron saint of snake bites?
63630. What is the largest named number place, i.e. tens, thousands, millions, ten billions, and so forth?
63631. St. Patrick was actually from Britain, and was kidnapped and brought to Ireland in the early 400AD. Can anyone tell me what was the name of the raider who kidnapped him?
63632. What is the lowest recorded temperature in the United States?
63633. A large number of U.S. cardinals and bishops (but not the spoilsport bishop of my hometown in Ohio) felt it necessary to issue a special dispensation for this St. Patrick's Day. Why?
63634. What is the lowest seed team ever to win a game in the NCAA basketball championship?
63635. What song made David Spencer a 'one hit wonder'?
63637. Who is no longer alive? Actress Bette Davis ("Jezebel"), actress Pamela Reed ("Kindergarten Cop" and "The Right Stuff"), John Roberts (Chief Justice of the United States) or golfer Tom Watson?
63638. "Tomorrow may rain" comes from which song by The Beatles?
63639. In NCAA, what does the team UAB stand for?
63640. Which Aussie band was formed in the 70s by a bunch of art school students - one of whom went on to become well-known as a designer for a surf wear label?
63641. Where was Saint Patrick actually born?
63642. Why do eyes go red in a photograph?
63643. How many grains to a ounce?
63644. What was the most popular song in the year of 1959, based on record sales?
63646. What was the last mass-manufactured car to require a cranking handle in order to start?
63648. In Budapest, where is Váci Street and Fo Ter in comparison to Hero's Square?
63649. What country yielded the most Hungarian immigrants after Hungary's revolution in 1956?
63650. How many zip codes are currently in use in the United States?
63651. What is bigger than a gigabyte?
63652. What 60's band got their name from a dried fruit?
63653. How much money did the British make with India when it was their territory?
63654. In baseball, why is the person next up to bat said to be "on deck"?
63655. What is J.J. Redick's real name?
63656. Who holds the NBA record for most three pointers in a regular season game?
63658. What do Mario Lanza and Albert Einstein have in common?
63659. Is it compulsary for Major League Baseball players to wear baseball caps while playing, and if not, then why do they?
63660. How many US cities are in more than one state? I don't mean different cities with the same name, I'm looking for cities that straddle a state border.
63661. According to David Bowie, what did the papers want to know about Major Tom?
63662. What was the name of the butler on the TV show "The Munsters"?
63663. Over forty years ago, a British woman being questioned during a nationally-riveting legal proceeding made a famous and later oft-paraphrased remark when told that someone had denied one of her claims. What was that legal proceeding all about, who was the woman, and what did she say?
63664. How many time outs are each team allowed in College Basketball? Watching some of the 2nd round matches and there doesn't seem to be any limit for some teams.
63665. What side did Romania take in World War II, Germany's side or the Allies' side?
63666. What did Ireland use for currency before the Euro?
63668. Who does Martina MacBride thank for "letting her fly"?
63669. This year saw the 40th Superbowl as the climax to the NFL year. What finale was there to the professional football league before this, what was its format and who last won it?
63670. What is the farthest home run ever hit in the major leagues?
63671. In Disney's 'The Incredibles', was the appearance of Buddy/Syndrome modelled on a real person and, if so, who?
63672. What is the name of the song in the recent Old Navy commercial that starts, "Blue, blue, the sky is blue"?
63673. After purchasing a LCD monitor, can the screen resolution be changed?
63674. I have read reports about the US military finding caches of weapons and then destroying them. Why would they destroy perfectly good weapons and not use them themselves?
63675. For a country that has purported to want to wipe Israel off the map, what is Iran's stance on the 11,000 Jews living in Iran?
63676. The back cover of which Neil Young album contains a quote written in Latin?
63677. I was born in Ohio, was a college graduate, my wife's name was Elizabeth, and I died with two of my brothers in the same year as Vagrant won one of the world's most famous races. What was my name?
63678. Before Doug Flutie, who was the last NFL player to successfully attempt a drop-kick field goal?
63679. What causes dimples (in one's cheeks)?
63680. What constitutes a city? Are there minimum regulations regarding population or land mass that distinguish a city from a town, township, village, etc? If so are these regulations universal for all countries?
63681. Who holds the NFL record for most completed passes in a season?
63682. What does a Belly-man do?
63683. What is M's name in 007?
63684. Which two reptiles have the loudest voices?
63685. Which sea has no coast?
63686. In the film "The Breakfast Club" Emilio Esteves' character tapes someones buns together. How the heck did he do that? Am I missing something?
63687. In the coat-of-arms of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, what sort of crown or coronet is placed on the helm, a crown of a British Prince, a Greek Prince, a British Duke, or something else?
63689. When were the wars between Northern Ireland and Ireland?
63690. What is the name of a band from San Francisco with a swear word in the title?
63691. How many player positions are there on an arena football team? Is it the same as an NFL team? 11?
63692. Where are genes located within the nucleus of a typical human cell?
63693. How many probiscisis are there on an elephant? What are probiscusis?
63694. Where are most Nobel laureates from?
63695. Green Day has a new CD out called 'Bullet in a Bible.' What does that title mean exactly?
63696. Who first called a blog a blog, and where and when was the first blog (that was so-called) posted?
63697. When bats hang upside down for many hours in the day why don't they pass out from all the blood going to their heads?
63698. In the first decade of the 20th century, the creator of a perspicacious literary protagonist undertook an investigation in order to help clear a certain young man of disturbing charges against him. Who was this famed writer, what were the particulars of the case, and what modern literary figure has recently published a fictionalized treatment of this episode?
63699. What is John Wayne's boot size?
63700. Why are counties in Louisiana called parishes?
63701. This author once wrote a novel which resulted in constituting a parliamentary Act to control a certain profession. Another time he rocked the boat with references to a crime where the real life murderers were sentenced to death, in which there was much debate over their alibis. Who was this author, what profession was affected by the Act, and later, who were the anarchists who were refused a retrial?
63703. Although he was famous for a machine dealing with serial numbers, and an alcohol dispenser, he became quite noted for his competition in which he offered the public a reward if they could open his newest 'toy'. Who was it, and how many years before anyone succeeded?
63704. Has anyone ever tripped on the red carpet?
63705. In the "Final Destination" movies, the number 180 is often used to foreshadow or signify a disaster. Does this number have any other significance (outside the films), or was it just a randomly chosen number?
63706. Have any TV shows ever been taken off the air for doing something horribly shocking or offensive?
63707. Soon it will be March 20 and the first day of Spring, and I have always thought that March 21 was the first day of Spring. Why does Spring begin March 20th this year?
63708. The CSS Shenandoah was the only Confederate ship to do what?
63709. What four-year-old was crowned king, on May 14, 1643?
63710. What Mets star was the first major leaguer to hit two grand slam homers in one day, in 1999?
63711. What TV series let Shannen Doherty show Aaron Spelling she can play a witch?
63713. Who were Abraham (or Abram)'s brothers and sister?
63715. What is the origin of the term 'Hooligan'?
63718. What was the lowest-seeded team ever to beat a number one seed in the men's NCAA basketball tournament?
What Mets star was the first major leaguer to hit two grand slam homers in one day, in 1999?
63720. Where do the seeds come from to grow seedless grapes ?
63721. Who is no longer alive?
Louise Lasser (She was Mary Hartman on the TV series "Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman")
Natalie Cole (Singer, known especially for her multi-Grammy winning album "Unforgettable: With Love")
Mark Hamill (Most famous for playing Luke Skywalker in "Star Wars", "The Empire Strikes Back", and "Return of the Jedi")
Charles Bronson (Tough guy movie actor, he appeared in "The Great Escape", "The Dirty Dozen", "The Magnificent Seven", "Death Wish" and other films)
63722. What city in Texas is George Strait from ?
63723. Is Anne Robinson married, and if yes, to whom?
63724. What is the world's longest chat show on TV? Who presented it for the longest, and who is its current presenter?
63726. Who sings the song 'This Land is Your Land' with the Canadian lyrics "from Bona Vista to Vancouver Island"?
63727. How many high rise buildings does Mumbai has?
63728. What is the meaning of life? I am not referring to Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy but to the scientific answer?
63730. In the Newfoundland folk song "I's the B'y" who is the fish taken home to?
63731. What Prince album was released in 1985?
63732. Who was the son of Henry VI and Margaret of Anjou? At what age did he die, and who was he fighting?
63733. What basketball conference is no longer represented in the NCAA Tournment?
63734. Is George Bush Hispanic at all?
63735. Lynyrd Skynyrd had chart hits with both studio and live versions of which song?
63736. About how many fires occur in the U.S. due to an uncleaned chimney?
63737. What team was the lowest-seeded team to make the men's final four?
63738. Although it was once claimed to be invented by a character played by Lisa Kudrow, it was accidently discovered by a chemist in 1970 whilst he was trying to create something but came up with the complete opposite. Now a household item, what is it, and how did it accommodate regular church-goers?
63740. In computer science an average line of code is taken to be 60 characters. Bearing this in mind, how many lines of code are there in the latest version of the Microsoft Windows operating system and how many people were needed to put this code together?
63742. Which animal and which plant have the greatest average daily intake of water and what is that daily intake in each case?
63744. What famous actor took a dislike to Errol Flynn and during a sword dueling sequence, he reminded Flynn that he (Flynn), was being paid considerably more for his part in the picture and then deliberately wounded him in the arm, leaving a permanent scar?
63745. Is there a 'study of smells'?
63746. What state is commonly found in many Stephen King books? It, the Dark Tower series, and Dreamcatcher are some examples.
63748. What is a carbon chauvinist?
63749. What is "just a shot away"?
63750. What geometrical figure has one point, one edge and two faces?
63751. What singer holds the record for having the most nominations without winning a Grammy?
63752. What Saturday Night Live cast member roared, "You'll be livin' in a van down by the river"?
63753. What political party did our ninth president William H. Harrison belong to?
63754. What baseball team's 1991 decline was chronicled in the book "The Worst Team Money Could Buy"?
63755. Who is no longer alive: actress Kathy Bates ("Misery", "Fried Green Tomatoes"), newsman John Chancellor (anchor of the "NBC Nightly News" from 1970 to 1982), actor Pat Harrington (Schneider on the TV series "One Day at a Time"), or stand-up comedian Elayne Boosler?
63756. Zephyr, Chinook, Santa Ana, Trade winds, Solar, What are other names for winds and how many are there?
63757. What movie actress was called 'the looks'?
63758. Who is the only UK Track and Field athlete to have won a complete set of Gold, Silver and Bronze medals at the same summer Olympic Games?
63759. Which was the first musical film to be given an "X" rating by the censors?
63760. What is the name of the goose in "101 Dalmations"?
63761. What was the name of Loretta Lynn?s first single?
63762. Which former professional athlete stars with Matthew McConaughey and Sarah Jessica Parker in the theatrical release "Failure to Launch"?
63763. In the song 'Joy to the World' by Three Dog Night, who is Jeremiah the bullfrog? Is it meant to represent someone?
63764. Who sang the song 'Wake Up' that was number 1 for weeks on Radio Disney?
63765. Do you know a song played by kids when they learn music and that should have the title "Onions"? It's for a 40th birthday party: her mum told me she, as a child, used to play ukulele and was playing that song over and over. I would love to find it!
63766. What was the value in dollars of the amount of goods that the USA imported from China in 2005?
63767. What was the trade deficit between the USA and China in 2005?
63768. Which famous medal has three naked men with their hands on the others' shoulders?
63769. Who was the first rap artist that sang in a celebration of a presidential inauguration?
63770. What was the number of the apartment of the Jeffersons of the television program?
63771. What did the baseball players of the Minnesota Twins rub for good luck during the World Series of 1987?
63772. What geometrical figure has only one edge and one face, and no points?
63773. What are the names of John Cena's immediate family members?
63774. This morning, I voted in my state's primary election, and for the first time here, touch screens were made available. Who can tell me when this technology was invented and how it works?
63776. What is the theme tune to the TV show 'No Angels'?
63777. Who is the Genius of Medicine depicted on the Nobel Prize Medal for Physiology or Medicine?
63778. Does Antonio Banderas provide the voice for the bee on those Nasonex commercials?
63779. Can anyone tell me the lyrics to the PV version of the song "Passion" by Utada Hikaru?
63780. This term is given to a 13th century rebellion involving someone who, in his lifespan, was King of four different places, Prince to another and Count to another two. Present day terminology refers this term to coincide with a certain date in 1931 involving a 'war' in the United States. What is the term, who was the Royal in question, and what was the name of the 'war'?
63782. What is the name of the airport in Nairobi, Kenya?
63783. What top 10 city was named after a former U.S. Vice President?
63785. Sometimes I hear people say "Jesus H. Christ." What does the H stands for and what is the origin of it? Is it like an abbreviation or something?
63786. Why is "silica gel" named as it is when it's not a gel at all?
63787. Where is the largest glacier situated in Europe?
63788. What year did the dance, the Samba, first come out in Africa?
63789. What year did the Samba first come out in Brazil?
63791. What former Mets pitching great earned less than stellar reviews for the mystery novel "Beanball"?
63792. Are there more chickens in the world than people?
63793. What Moon River lyricist is buried in Savannah under the inscription: ?And the Angels Sing??
63794. Is 'is' or 'are' for plurals?
63795. How is it decided where the MPs will sit in the House of Commons?
63796. How and why would you tape someone's buns together like in 'The Breakfast Club'?
63797. Who is no longer alive: Bill Bradley (Pro basketball player turned politician, former US senator from New Jersey), tennis player Jimmy Connors, actor Rod Steiger ("In the Heat of the Night", "On the Waterfront"), or actor Robby Benson ("Ode To Billy Joe" and "One on One")?
63798. At which one of the following places is the maximum sunlight received in India: Allahabad, Leh, Kolkata, or Pune?
63799. What is the only one of the 32 counties in the island of Ireland that is not only landlocked, but also is only bordered by counties which are also landlocked? That is, you must travel through a minimum of two other counties before you hit salty water!
63800. Which US president "may have" been born outside of The United States?
63801. In the 70's, there was a cartoon which contained (so I'm told) two sisters who had super powers and had red and yellow outfits. Does this ring a bell with anyone?
63802. Is there any reason in particular why an abnormally large number of the presidents of the United States hail from the state of Virginia?
63803. Jack Johnson and his friends Chris Malloy, Emmett
Malloy produced a surf cinema documentary that was selected as a video of the year during 2000
by Surfer Magazine. What is the title of the documentary?
63804. JFK was of course the first Irish American to be elected President of the United States. However, the favour has been returned and we have had an American born President of Ireland. Can you name him?
63805. In which industry are you likely to come across a word that sounds as if it means the removal of something coughed up but doesn't?
63806. What is Unser Shakespeare?
63807. Why doesn't other bold colored clothing "bleed" in the laundry the way red does?
63808. What was Casper the friendly ghost's real name?
63809. Why is an hour sixty minutes long? What about sixty seconds in a minute?
63810. What poisonous fowl is the only other known source of the toxin used in poison darts?
63811. In Shakespeare's "King Lear," why does the Fool disappear after Act III with no explanation?
63812. What was the movie, a murder comedy, starring Cher and Ryan O'Neal?
63814. Is 'yay' a word.
63815. Can anyone translate this phrase from Spanish to English, and name the famous novel that begins with the line, "Habia una vez y una vez muy buena era cuando venia una vaca caminando por el camino"?
63816. What was the password of the Allies on D-Day?
63817. What is the name of the native village of Popeye the Sailor?
63818. What was the first ship of the U.S. Marine Corps that was named to honor an African American?
63820. Why do clocks get off-times?
63821. How did the Greeks build the Trojan horse?
63822. What animal remains standing after it dies?
63824. There were only four of these ever made from the original materials. Scattered across America, found in gardens and conservation parks, one of them was in a cemetery, until it became so popular after it was photographed for the cover of a best seller, it had to be removed and placed in a museum. What is it, what was the name of the book, and how is it connected to a trivia fact relating to JM Barrie?
63825. If a person pees in a public pool are the other swimmers' health in anyway put at risk?
63826. Worldwide, what are the five languages most commonly taught to students as foreign languages and where do these five rank among the world's most spoken languages?
63827. How many strings are there on a standard grand piano and when correctly tuned, how many pounds of tension should these strings be under in total?
63828. Which word once meant criminal disfigurement of someone, and was interchangeable with a similar word still in use, but now usually means general disorder?
63829. May I know the species name of the flower featured in the link below
63830. Why do Pringles Potato Chips (Crisps) come in long tubular cans instead of bags?
63831. What is the name of the first full-length play by an Englishwoman to appear in print?
63832. Is it true that Samoans populated all of the Polynesian Islands in the South Pacific?
63833. Who said that the Kaiser was a fool?
63834. Of what is a motley crew comprised?
63835. If we breathe out carbon dioxide and breathe in air, isn't it bad to breathe carbon dioxide into someone when you're giving mouth to mouth?
63836. Watching a science show that included a segment on Sir Humphry Davy, it showed him injuring or blinding one of his eyes due to a lab experiment, so my question is this: when did it become standard procedure to wear lab goggles, apparently they were not doing that in the early 1800s?
63837. What Mets manager said of Ron Swoboda: ?Amazing streangth, amazing power, Now if he can only learn to catch a fly ball??
63838. How does burning jet fuel create thrust?
63839. The EPA has ranked California and New York as having the dirtiest air in the United States which is understandable due to their population, followed by Oregon, New Jersey, and DC, why was Oregon on the list as there are many more populous states with more cars?
63840. The English alphabet has the letters C and K, yet they produce the exact identical sound, what is the reason for this redundancy, and what is the difference in usage among English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, etc. of the letters C and K?
63841. What daytime soap character once used a helicopter to rescue one of her lovers from prison?
63842. How long ago did Creedence Clearwater Revival head out on the road to ?Lodi??
63843. In the Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash song 'Jackson', which Jackson town are they referring to? There must be about 20 of them!
63845. In which state was Thomas Jefferson born?
63846. Who does Martina McBride thank for "letting her fly" on her Timeless Cd?
63847. Who does Jace Everette's thank for "starting this mess in the first place"?
63848. Who does Eddie thank from Centre College? from Montgomery Gentry's CD "Somthing to be proud of, The best of."
63849. In the movie "A Fish Called Wanda" there is the famous scene where Kevin Kline makes love to Jamie Lee Curtis. What is the music played in the background in that scene?
63850. What is the title of Pat Benatar?s second album, released in 1980?
63851. Does anyone know how the Trojans made the Greeks
pay to use the sea?
63853. How do you find the greatest common factor of fractions?
63854. What band did Vince Clark leave in 1928 to form the group Yaz with Alison Moyet?
63855. Exactly what it is that Benedict Arnold did that branded him as a traitor to the US?
63856. What was Keanu Reeves' very first movie role?
63857. What are the names of all of George Carlin's stand-up comedy specials?
63858. In the U.S. the nutritional info. on a food item has the number of calories per serving in it. In the U.S. it is written as a plain number, but anywhere else the number of calories will have a "k" before the number and are called "K-Calories." What is a K-Calorie, and why aren't calories stated the same way in the U.S.?
63859. After Thomas Jefferson who never did it, what US president has vetoed the fewest Bills?
63860. What of Thomas Edison is perserved in a tube at Greenfield Billage in Dearborn, Michigan?
63861. Who are Moses Horowitz, Jerome Horowitz, and Larry Feinberg?
63862. In 'Hamlet' is Ophelia a very strong character, a very weak character, or somewhere in the middle? Please explain your opinion.
63864. It's not much on the face of it -- merely a view from a window -- but it's the first example of its medium that we have, though it is often described by a term different from the one we use today. What is it, who created it and when (and how long did it take), and where is it now? Reference site with illustration strongly encouraged.
63866. What is the difference between an arithmetic sequence and a geometric sequence?
63867. Where did King Arthur supposedly execute a love rival and what institution is next to this area in the present day?
63868. I was at a Brazilian restaurant and had this particular item. It was wrapped in a type of inedible leaflike item and tied by a string. Inside was a whitish yellow possible rice/corn mixture, not sure exactly what it was, but it tasted all right. Anyone have any idea what this was?
63869. What is 'Charmed'?
63870. Marcato ma sempre pianissimo.
What does it mean in music ?
63871. The Eagles album Desperado was released in 1973 in what month?
63873. When someone says they have a relative that has been twice removed, what do they mean by 'removed'?
63878. Is drinking hard water detrimental to health?
63879. What did Fenway Park worker Bob Barry hurl from behind one on-deck circle to behind the other, prompting the umpire to call a timeout?
63880. What Comedy Central show made the covers of Newsweek, Spin and Rolling Stone in 1998?
63881. Who are Hardrock, Coco, and Joe?
63882. Why do we need imaginary lines such as the equator? What is its purpose?
63883. On March 24, 1975, 31 years ago today, Muhammad Ali won a 15-round TKO over Chuck Wepner, the semi-famous Bayonne Bleeder. This prompts a non-boxing question: can anyone name another heavyweight (300 pounds or so) hailing from Bayonne, N.J., who punched from the right in an entirely different field of endeavor?
63884. Which was the first rock band?
63885. Who sang the No No song?
63886. In Super Mario Bros. (NES, 1985) what is the pattern for castle 8?
63887. Who was #54 on the 1980 University of Illinios basketball team?
63888. Somewhere near Jericho, Noah took part in a very early bit of women's lib. Who was this Noah's father and what was the result?
63889. What are the real names of all the members of Guns N' Roses?
63890. How did fannie packs get the name?
63891. Are there any Nobel Prize laureates that have affiliation (graduate, faculty) with the California State University System? If yes, who are they?
63892. What are the differences between the Salafist and the Wahhabi versions of Islam?
63894. Who are "infidels" according to Muslim and Christian faith?
63895. Mentioned in the Hebrew Bible, it could have been named after someone's son or someone's mother. It was conquered by a Pharaoh using techniques similar to that of the Trojan Horse saga. With connections to a well known marine mammal story, it was also the setting for a certain King's treasures. Where is this place, and what does it have to do with a term used in an English sport?
63896. What 'numerical' phrase is used to bless emperors, which historically, was considered highly perilous if wished upon a non-emperor?
63897. This afternoon, I visited an exhibition on Pompeii and saw a couple of interesting items that no respectable Roman householder would have been without, for fear of dire consequences. In fact (and though they hadn't done him much good), a certain legendary hero is said to have rescued the ones that belonged to his family and transported them to a new home, when his old one went up in smoke. What was I looking at?
63898. What was the name of the not very popular Broadway musical of the 1960's that contained the song 'Meat and Potatoes'?
63899. How many phones and cellphones are there in India as per 2005?
63900. How did Rachel hide the images from her father Laban?
63901. On average, how many feathers does an ostrich have?
63903. This article says a store in Britain has been using a high-pitched sound that only people under 20 can hear, but older people cannot, to keep teenagers away. Is this true?
63904. In what year was Leonardo Da Vinci born?
63905. Who is the president of China?
63906. Who began calling Duane Allman 'Sky Dog'?
63908. What is the difference between hashish and marijuana, are they the same thing?
63910. What is the hardest aspect of learning German?
63911. What is that groove between the nose and the top lip for?
63912. Is there a minimum number of flowers in a bouquet?
63913. Exactly how much richer is J.K. Rowling than The Queen?
63914. In English aristocracy, how do you get to be a Countess?
63915. What was the name of the first membership warehouse in Atlanta, Georgia? Pace warehouse is not the answer.
63916. On London buses in the 1950s there were ads of two eyes, with the words 'the eyes have it' underneath, usually either side of the bus number on the front. But what were they advertising? Photo of said advert is on my blog if it jogs any memories.
63917. Which language is hardest to learn French, Spanish, or German?
63919. Who was Suzie Snowflake?
63920. The makers of this branded product claim that 95% of all of a certain fruit grown in the UK and Ireland goes into making it. What is the product?
63924. When trying to learn something, one can use certain strategies to help oneself remember information. Are there strategies people can use to forget things?
63926. Your understanding may be that it was "itsy-bitsy," "eensy-weensy," "itty-bitty," incy-wincy," or even "inky-dinky." What on earth am I talking about, and which description are you convinced is the correct one?
63927. Scientists say that all humans are originally from Africa and then they migrate to different places in the world. If so, then how come people today have such different features? Wouldn't their only difference be the skin color, because of the different amount of sunray they receive?
63928. Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch has been passed in place names. How many times and what are they?
63929. According to something I read somewhere, astronaut Alan Shepherd took peanuts with him into space; if this is true, it is extremely important to know how far into space did these peanuts go, when were they eaten, and were they salted or plain?
63930. Why does Africa have the highest rates of AIDS?
63931. What does it mean when birds keep landing on windows at a home?
63932. What is the heaviest bird not to need a run-up or a fall in order to take-off?
63933. Which infamous 17th century figure whose unexpected pardon is the subject of some historical debate was buried at what sounds like a sporting venue?
63934. In which European language does one of the days of the week have the same name as one of the months of the year?
63935. Is "gonna" a real word?
63936. Why do we have upper and lower case letters?
63937. When was Marie Curie born?
63938. How big do iguanas get and are they good for starters?
63939. What was Miss Nancy Blair?
63941. How thin is lavash?
63942. Are there any countries other than England where Walkers crisps are called Walkers rather than Lays (as I believe they are called in some countries)?
63943. Did Hilter have only one testicle?
63944. On which island is it taboo for pregnant girls to wear hats or eat eels?
63945. Which pet was given to Haydn when he left England and sold at an auction for today's equivalent of £35,000?
63946. Who advised his workers: "If you want to eat white bread, learn English"?
63947. Which country has the most frontiers?
63948. Was the mother of Jane and Michael Banks in Mary Poppins a Suffragette of Suffragist?
63949. Why do people eat a lime or lemon after drinking tequila?
63950. Of whom is the oldest documented actual picture of a living person in history ?
63951. One of my medium favorite "Legend of Zelda" games is "Majoras Mask". However, I'm stuck at the fight with Twinmold. How many hits does it take to kill just one of them?
63952. This woman is known, by her looks, for her red hair, inherited by her father. She lived around the sixteenth century. In this time she was noted as one of the best monarchs England had ever seen. Also in this time, she had a horrible sickness that caused her to wear pounds of make-up to cover unsightly facial scars. Name this woman, the sickness that she had, and a playwright that she may have met during her lifetime that wrote such literature as "Twelfth Night" and "Cymbeline".
63953. The Cabaret Voltaire was a meeting place for many in the art community in the early 20th century, such as Dadaists and the 'Situationist Internationale'. What city was it located in?
63954. Do dogs suffer from headaches?
63955. How uncommon is it for cows to have twins year after year and not the same cow and not always the same bull?
63956. What is the most important monument built by the Romans in Britain?
63957. Is the Coral Snake red on yellow or red on black?
63958. Which song contains the following lyrics, "The roads will go from you"?
63959. Charlie, on West Wing, originally interviewed for what job?
63961. To qualify for this award, you must have demonstrated an inability to reproduce; excellence in the misapplication of judgement; self-selection; and chronological maturity (including freedom from mental disabilities). Your achievement must also be confirmed by reliable sources. You will not win if you climbed into a zoo cage, since that sort of thing is all too common. What is this infamous prize, the winners of which never get to enjoy it?
63962. Sometimes the roots are combined with coffee. Other times it's grilled, or simply eaten fresh from the garden. 2000 years ago a famous botanist wrote about it, and its colour is maintained by immersion in water accompanied by an absence of light. What is it, and what did the botanist claim it cured?
63963. Contrary to popular belief, its name has no resemblance to its taste, nor appearance. A few ideas circulating is that its name was derived from a noble house, or that of another plant which is commonly added with it. What is it, what is the real meaning, and what joke is commonly made regarding the 6 letter acronym it's referred by?
63965. What was the start-up cost of purchasing a McDonald's franchise in the 1950's?
63967. When one deletes e-mails in big e-mail providers like Yahoo or G-Mail, are the "deleted" e-mails still stored somewhere in a vast database?
63968. What baseball team was the first franchise to honor the death of another sport's star, by putting "Rocket" Richard's number on its jerseys in 2000?
63969. Tom Bailey, from the Thompson Twins, was attending a teacher's college in Cheshire Englad to become what?
63970. Why is it in the brass section of the typical symphony orchestra, the trumpet, French horn, trombone, and tuba are typically included, but not the saxophone?
63971. What 1999 movie spooked folks with the ominous line, "I see dead people"?
63972. What national park in South Dakota did General Alfred Sully call ?Hell with the fires out??
63973. Who is Jennyanydots?
63974. Which causes death faster, starvation or lack of sleep?
63975. In American English, we say: I am going to the hospital. British usage seems to be: I am going to hospital. Likewise Americans say: The Doctor will see you now. The Brits say: Doctor will see you now. This seems to happen with the words; Doctor, Nurse, Hospital, University and maybe one or two others.
What happened to the "the"?
63976. "From South Alabama come a country boy..." What song is this a lyric from?
63977. Hoping some "24" watchers may have an answer to this: When Lynn, the recent head of CTU, had his security badge stolen, how did he get back into CTU afterward?
63978. Do chickens have teeth?
63979. Does "the jig is up" refer to the dance of the same name?
63980. How long does a "jiffy" last?
63981. What is on the first Sunday after the first full moon after March 21st?
63982. Who has the most Emmy nominations without a win?
63983. Who has the most Grammy nominations without a win?
63984. Why do all pale grey Ford vans, pre 2000, have "O" as the middle letter in the registration number?
63985. What is the difference between "What is the most important..." and "Which is the most important..."?
63986. What is the difference between "denying" and "categorically denying"?
63987. Does anyone recognize these Christian Contemporary lyrics from a song in approx. 1975, "just to think of the cross moves me now; the nails in his hands his bleeding brow"?
63988. Who must remain mindful of the truth?
63989. Who was assassinated in A.D. 66?
63990. Who said, "I'm just going outside and may be some time"?
63991. When did "try and" replace the more sensible "try to"?
63992. What happened to the television program 'Hack'?
63994. I recently watched a video on a website and it was a video of a Chinese version of the Live Action Sailor Moon show but with younger children. It was behind the scenes but was playing during the ending credits. Can anyone tell me what this is?
63995. Who started "Buy one-get one free"?
63997. What was the last disco song to reach number one?
63998. How many languages use the rolling of Rs like Spanish or German, as English does not?
63999. Which famous composer started with a B and ended with a bee?