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Questions From Dec 06 06
73001. In 2002 what states prohibited gays and lesbians, or gay couples, from adopting children? Is the list different now?
73002. What boxer won the first ever televised Heavyweight Championship Title match?
73003. What is the origin of the term "bulldoze"?
73004. How did the word "boycott" get its present meaning?
73005. What is the origin of the term "boogie-woogie"?
73006. Is the movie "Gandhi" historically accurate?
73009. What are the roles of a book reviewer and a literary critic and what kind of skills and training do they need to have?
73012. What David Bowie song did Nirvana cover during their "MTV Unplugged" performance?
73013. Which plant do chimpanzees ingest in order to eliminate parasites in their intestines?
73014. What is the endogenous messenger of the human-immune system, which sends a signal and activates a fever as a means to combat the invader?
73015. What is the title of the Doors album released in 1968?
73016. Which plant's name means in Latin "all-cure"?
73017. What European country has the highest death rate from heart disease and among the highest levels of animal fat consumption?
73019. What is the name of the unit used in astrophysics to describe the temperature inside a star, one of these units being equivalent to one billion degrees Kelvin?
73020. Between 1981 and 1992, Heng Samrin led the puppet government of which Asian republic?
73022. Which human process takes place in the alimentary canal?
73023. Who directed the 1988 Nike ?Hang Time? ad that launched Michael Jordan as a product pitchman?
73024. After the Mexican American war of 1846-48, the territory known as New Mexico was ceded to the United States, and eventually became two states of the union. One was New Mexico, what was the other?
73026. What album did U2 release in 1985?
73027. Which ship was fired on and detained in the Zangtze river by Chinese Communists in 1949?
73028. When did Saigon change its name to Ho Chi Minh City?
73029. What track from their first album features the line "Up on a hill, here's where we begin" and who is the group?
73030. Why didn't the United States join the League of Nations in 1919?
73031. In World War I Italy changed sides during the war. As a reward for this, they were promised some land areas. Which promised areas were given to them, and which were not?
73032. According to recent newpaper reports, what word, formed from back slang and often used to describe young male delinquents, has now been banned from use at Scotland Yard for fear of upsetting young affenders?
73033. Would the fighting in and around Sabastopl during World War II be classified as a battle or a Seige? I have found it said both ways.
73034. What is the origin of the word 'yob,' meaning hooligan?
73035. Who were the "Hiwis" during World War II? How many were they and which countries did they come from?
73036. What countries in South America does the Tropic of Cancer pass through?
73037. Name the blue eyed, pony tailed, rosy cheeked girl immortalized by an Atlantan in 60 and 62?
73038. With which countries does the United States not have diplomatic relations?
73039. What type of paint do you use if you want to paint a linoleum floor?
73040. What is the longest running model of vehicle?
73041. The Han Dynasty of China was interrupted for what main reason and by whom?
73042. Who would Curt Cobain and Courtney Love's daughter, Frances Bean Cobain, like to have sing at her 16th birthday party?
73043. For the week of June 10, 2006, who was named the 'Hot Shot Debut of the Week' on the Billboard Hot 100? What number on the billboard was he or she?
73044. Why did San Francisco city officials order CBS Outdoor, the company that holds the advertising contract for its bus shelters, to remove just-out-of-the-oven chocolate chip cookies scented adhesive strips on December 5, 2006, just one day after they were put up as part of a "Got Milk?" campaign?
73045. As she was dying, what were Lucille Fay LeSueur's last words to her housekeeper, who had begun to pray aloud?
73046. Does Kursk still stand as the largest tank battle in history?
73047. Why don't cookies need to be refrigerated?
73048. What does LCD stand for as in LCD TV?
73049. Who was the first Canadian Prime Minister?
73051. What US National Park sees some careless hikers fall, to take what locals call ?the 12-second tour??
73052. On the old 'Ellen' show, who played Ellen Morgan's lesbian girlfriend Laurie?
73053. Who did his Lakers teammates usually call ?E.J.? or ?Buck?, rather than his more public nickname?
73054. What statue has the nickname Rusty Rita?
73055. What is the nickname for the 130 year old cables beneath Porthcurno beach Cornwall UK?
73056. Annually, what is the average amount of tornados reported in Britain?
73057. I love Vanilla Coca-Cola, but it seems to have disappeared in the UK. Where has it gone?
73058. What can you legally do at 18 years in the UK that you couldn't previously do?
73059. What band have had the most Christmas number one hits in the UK?
73060. Where is the great British golfer Sir Henry Cotton buried?
73061. What US Presidents had a beard and/or a moustache while in office?
73062. Who first used the phrase "a nation of shop-keepers" to describe the English? I thought it was Napoleon but I recently read that it was Adam Smith.
73064. What is the Mayflower Compact?
73065. Where is Puerto Rico?
73066. What American statesman invented the rocking chair?
73067. Who won the Grammy Award in 1996 for "Go Rest High on That Mountain"?
73068. What is the title of the Electric Light Orchestra album released in 1972?
73069. Which is the deepest lake in Wales?
73070. Who was the first person to get a parking ticket in the UK in 1960?
73071. Which was the first colour TV commercial in the UK?
73072. Are the following verbs, spell, dream, learn, and smell regular now?
73073. Who sings 'The Boondocks' theme song?
73075. Did the United States ever attack Canada?
73076. How many people die in the United States by lightning?
73077. Bailly is the largest crater on our moon. What is the largest mare?
73078. What is the deepest cave in the United States?
73079. What type of people die from lightning strikes?
73080. How dangerous is smoking a tobacco pipe?
73081. Why did the Bolsheviks adopt the color red as their symbol? For rebirth of the nation?
73082. What color where Aldof Hitler's eyes?
73083. What is the meaning of a 'Bolivarian republic'?
73084. Which confederal states have existed after World War II?
73085. Having become the basis of a number of works of fiction, this aptly named 'person' wore what seemed to be a tight raincoat. Appearing all over a certain European country during the latter half of the 19th century, this character eventually, through the help of the media caused rioting and frenzy. Who was it, and what literary genre was he associated with?
73086. Jean Kirkpatrick passed away today. In the 1980's she had a torrid love affair with which comic strip character? (Only in the comic strip, of course)
73087. How did Attila the Hun's warriors respond to his death?
73088. How did Francis Bacon's interaction with a common domestic fowl lead to his death?
73089. What was Marilyn Monroe's last line ever spoken on screen and from what movie?
73090. On whom, what year and what was branded on this person as punishment when branding was last used in the United States as a form of punishment for crime?
73091. What exactly does a synthesiser do?
73092. What was the last year you could read anyway up?
73093. Where, just North of Dublin, is the home of the only beach horse racing held under Jockey Club rules?
73094. What instrument did the author of the Kama Sutra use to write the Kama Sutra?
73095. Who is the numa numa guy?
73096. Who is Russell Peters?
73097. What is the only real desert in Europe?
73098. What nationality is Bam Margera?
73099. In Charles Dickens' book "Great Expectations", what is the name of Miss Havisham's neice who seems to take a lot of pleasure in messing Pip Pirrip around?
73100. How did Malcolm X take his coffee? (this is not a joke question)
73101. What surname was Tom, a Nottingham professional, who in 1924 suggested holding a snooker world championship, which was rejected because the game was not popular enough?
73102. What is the 6 letter brand name of a frozen food products that evolved from the name of a company originally called Fruit Industries?
73103. With reference to the answers on 'what do the Russian orthodox church call 'Pustinia' could it have something to do with Lent?
73104. Who is found at the end of 'David Copperfield' to be prospering as a much-respected colonial magistrate in Australia, finally relieved of his debt?
73105. The islands of Wellington, Hanover and Londonderry are all part of which country?
73106. What is the difference between ghd and ceramic straighteners?
73108. Would a phrase like, "the blank is bigger than the blank", be considered a opinion or a fact?
73109. From which plant is the most powerful insecticide produced?
73110. It was an utterly fictitious item described by an adjective mentioned in, among other examples of his works, a touchingly-romantic poem by an author who actually illustrated the thing. For a good 80 years, however, various references have given it a quite specific definition that does not match the illustration. One even suggests a bellicose origin for the adjective. What might this object be?
73111. What is the longest someone could go without blinking?
73112. Who was the eleventh prime minister of Canada?
73113. Who is the world's youngest billionaire?
73114. Is the moon flat?
73115. How many US States border Canada? Can you name them?
73116. Who and how old was the youngest person to graduate from high school?
73117. At the Battle of Hastings, what heraldic beast was depicted on King Harold's standard ?
73118. What was the original name of the song that begins: Doo doo bee doo dom dom dom doo dom,
Doo bee doo dom dom dom doo dom...?
73119. Who wrote the song "Ribbon of Darkness" as recorded by Gordon Lightfoot and Marty Robbins?
73120. Who wrote the song "You'll Never Walk Alone" as recorded by many singers?
73123. What do you call the clear plastic things that you use to mount a mirror to the wall?
73124. What well known horror actor had an aunt who was also well known for the movies and musicals based on her life?
73125. Where does the expression "dead ringer" come from?
73126. What is the largest canine in the world?
73127. What instrument has the highest pitch?
73128. What instrument has the lowest pitch?
73129. At what location can you now find the 1910-vintage hand-carved merry-go-round appearing in the movie "The Sting"?
73130. What was the first American novel to sell one million copies, who wrote it and when was it published?
73131. According to the International Olympic Committee list of prohibited substances, testing positive for how many micrograms of caffeine per milliliter of urine would ban an athlete from the Olympic Games?
73132. Until what year was homosexuality on the American Psychiatric Association's list of mental illnesses?
73133. What country has had the largest number of successful military coups?
73134. What country has had the largest number of governments since World War II?
73135. What's the difference between Diet Coke and Coke Zero?
73137. With which countries does India not have diplomatic relations?
73138. Is it true that California claims to be the "Raisin capitol of the world" and why does it claim to be so?
73140. In the cartoon series 'Family Guy' how many, if any, references have there been made to either characters, scenes or lines from 'The French Connection'?
73141. Just wondering - In England, is Santa Claus referred to more as "Santa" or as "Father Christmas"?
73142. What is the time signature for "Greensleeves"?
73143. In the new movie "The Holiday" when Cameron Diaz is alone in the cabin in Surrey, to what song does she sing along?
73144. What is the largest pearl in the world?
73145. Which song or songs, if any, feature in the current movie "Casino Royale", and who performs it or them?
73146. What is the name of the TV show that had a family with a robot daughter?
73147. Is there any harm in using a cellphone when you have it pressed against your ear?
73148. How did New Hampshire become the first primary state in US presidental elections?
73149. What are the romantic languages?
73150. What are the only two chess pieces that during a chess game can legally jump over other pieces?
73153. What is the reasoning behind the U.S.Immigration and Nationality Act Amendments of 1965?
73154. What does the Christian name of Etienne de Silhouette (for whom the silhouette paper cutting is named) mean in French?
73155. Does Rade Bozinovski live in Wollongong?
73156. How do you pronounce "Jermyn" in the London street name "Jermyn Street"?
73157. What Scottish novelist described the future site of the Pebble Beach golf course as ?the most felicitous meeting of land and sea in creation??
73158. What was the name of the dog that was considered a sacred dog during the Tang Dynasty?
73159. What is the title of the South Park episode that parodied James Frey's controversial book about his addictions, what episode number was it and when did it air?
73160. What malady did Abraham Lincoln's mother die from and what is the definition of this malady, what causes it?
73161. Who said the following quote: "The male chromosome is an incomplete female chromosome. In other words the male is a walking abortion; aborted at the gene stage. To be male is to be deficient, emotionally limited; maleness is a deficiency disease and males are emotional cripples." What did this person do that he/she is mostly known for? Even better yet, can you tell me what music group used this quote as an idea for a song and what they named the song?
73162. Which Monarch had the longest reign in history? How long was the reign, from what year to what year?
73163. Which Beatles album was going to be called 'Kilimanjaro' and was only changed because they couldn't be bothered to travel there for the photo for the album cover?
73164. Although Metallica sued Napster, the band recently collaborating with what online provider to provide fans with free, downloadable live shows and B-sides?
73165. Does anyone know the rest of the words to the rhyme that starts "Bronco Lane had a pain, so he went to Wagon Train, Wagon Train was no good, so he went to Robin Hood"? I think there are quite a few more verses, but can't remember them.
73166. In 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest' how was that dice game played?
73167. What word links an oscar winning actor who was knighted in 1989, the novel 'My Life as a Fake', and a former Archbishop of Canterbury?
73168. What team traded Malik Sealy to the Pistons, causing him to gush, ?so glad to be back in the NBA??
73169. Which Hollywood TV and movie actor's father was murdered when he was 13, his sister was raped and murdered when he was in his 20's, and his twin half brothers were killed in a freak accident when he was in his 30's?
73170. What links the dates: 22nd December in Indonesia, 7th April in Armenia, 3rd March in Georgia, and 30th May in Nicaragua?
73171. What were nickels in the 1940's?
73172. According to her bio, Carrie Underwood plays two musical instruments. What are they?
73174. What other animals are in the raccoon family besides the raccoon and the panda bear?
73175. This man was a wealthy art publisher, and helped launch the careers of many artists, including Dante Rossetti. He was married three times, the third time to a teenager, became a British subject in his 30s, and died in Nice. Who was he?
73176. What 1960's television show did rocker Alice Cooper appear in as a friend of one of the characters on the show?
73177. TRAPATSKYACE - These letters are an anagram of a character featured in several novels by which author?
73178. What is Robert Francis Kennedy's wife's first name?
73179. Where does Robert Francis Kennedy's wife live now?
73180. Why did 'As the World Turns' go off the air and stay off?
73181. Where is Sirhan Sirhan, Robert Francis Kennedy's assassin now? Is he still alive?
73186. Signifying various contingents of prosperity, an odd number of seeds are found to show their buoyancy and according to a local title, to represent insects. What is it, and where would one be (traditionally) to enjoy this phenomena?
73188. What quaterback threw three touchdowns in three consecutive passes?
73190. After 'Shine the Hits' did the Newsboys make any albums featuring any of their greatest hits?
73191. What kind of vehicle was Nicole Richie driving when she was arrested this morning?
73192. What time of day did Elizabeth "Lizzie" Bolden die?
73194. In the film 'Big' who does Tom Hanks dance with on the giant keyboard?
73195. Which countries are still ruled by sheikhs?
73196. Does anyone know the origins of the similar Jewish surnames Rappaport and Portnoy, probably from Poland or Russia?
73198. Is Cetinje the official capital of Montenegro?
73199. What free daily newsletter helps modern women manage their many roles with quick tips and insights?
73200. What did Cleopatra wear?
73201. Did Cleopatra really marry her cousin?
73202. Now that Pinochet has died is there anyone left in Chile who can still be held resposible for the mass amount of Human Rights violations that occured under Pinochet?
73205. What is the name of the writer who said about Corot, the French painter, "Corot never sold a picture" and what is the meaning of it?
73206. What are the names of all seven of King Triton's daughters?
73207. What is the crab's full name in "The Little Mermaid"?
73208. What Grand Slam tennis event has its big draw matches played on Court Central and Court Suzanne Lenglen?
73209. What nation legalized the possession of U.S. dollars in 1993?
73210. How is apple juice fermented to make cider?
73211. What is Tony Blair's middle name?
73212. What sporty scooter did Italian Corradino d? Ascanio give the world in the 1940s?
73213. Most of the second Dierks Bentley album was written by Dierks Bentley and who?
73215. Whose Christmas Day began with gifts of a coin, a chocolate frog, a sweater and a cloak?
73216. What did the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893 celebrate?
73217. What does "sittin' in the catbird seat" mean? When, where and by whom was this phrase popularized?
73218. Who coined the term "conspicuous consumption" and in what book??
73219. When was the U.S. frontier officially closed? Meaning, the year in which the Bureau of the Census announced there was no difference between frontier and settlement.
73222. Who did Jennifer Lopez first walk down the aisle with?
73223. What historical character links the following actors: Marlon Brando, Wilton Power and Russell johnson?
73224. Who wore 12 on the back and 21 on the front of his shirt in 2006?
73225. The name of which Shakespearian executioner includes Citizen Kane?
73226. Where were 3 out of 21 acquitted?
73227. What takes place each year between the Old Swan and the White Swan?
73228. What song does the band Rascal Flatts say "the fans" helped make a hit during a poker game?
73230. Shahbaz Tumbi and B. Manoj Kumara recently scored a record 721 runs in an under 13 cricket match in India off only forty overs and in doing so hit 103 boundaries. How many of the boundaries were sixes?
73231. In financial terms, how much is "a Commodore"?
73232. Where is Europe's largest onshore wind farm?
73233. What two-word name given to the 18th century practice whereby the church wardens of the parish used their authority to encourage the marriage of a pregnant woman, which thay attended officially, the term being a reference to the church warden's staff, his symbol of office?
73234. What animal can be lavender, grey or blond?
73235. If each star on the US flag represents a state then why are there only 48 stars on the flag raised on Mt. Suribachi, Iwo Jima, May 1945? Pearl Harbour was attacked in 1941 and Hawaii is the 50th state so shouldn't there be 50 stars on the flag?
73236. Which country has the largest population of North Koreans outside of North Korea?
73237. Why in Hong Kong are goldfish tanks found in the front lobby of almost every office? Any special reasons for that?
73238. The majority of people in Japan feel culturally related, most closely, to people in which country?
73239. Why is the number 13 superstitious?
73240. The larger part of this iconic image was discovered at some point in the Middle Ages, but the two smaller parts were added centuries later, possibly by an important artist. Once connected with legal proceedings and appearing more recently on certain posters, the image can now be seen in a museum and represents a myth long cherished in its location. What is it, what is the myth, and who was that artist?
73241. Which food substance was so nutritious and found efficacious in preventing disease that it was ordered by Charlemagne to be imbibed by all his minions? Also, its Latin name means "most useful."
73242. Which movie had a character named "Lone Wolf" and what was the symbolic connotation of wolves in the past?
73245. Is Los Angeles, California, still tearing
down the Ambassador Hotel now?
73246. Where did purple dye first come from?
73247. When and why did purple become the color of royalty?
73248. Who created NASA?
73249. Which countries are ruled by sultans?
73250. Which country in Europe was the last to be Christianized?
73251. How did young Scrooge McDuck earn his first dime?
73252. Which sovereign present nations are principalities?
73253. When and where was the first Arby's opened?
73254. What is the main reason of Christmas?
73255. Which was the first atheist state?
73256. If you lose blood how much blood is considered too much to loose?
73257. What is the origin of the phrase "the whole kit and caboodle"?
73258. What is the liquid inside those snow globes?
73259. In the 1993 movie "Dazed and Confused" David Wooderson, played by Matthew McConaughey, is trying to sell tickets to what concert?
73260. What are the seven types of plant hormones?
73261. Which equation from quantum theory describes the motion of superconductive fluids?
73262. What was the original name of the band C.C.R.?
73263. A young girl brutally tortured by a Roman Emperor has often been depicted by Renaissance artists and is mentioned for her courage in a certain Florentine poet's most famous work as a 'tour guide'. Who is she, what is unusual about her art 'depictions' and which nation is named for her?
73264. What is the song in the Orange advert? Also is it from a film?
73265. Which musical group played on more number one hits than Elvis Presley, The Beatles, and The Beach Boys combined?
73266. In the song "Twelve Days of Christmas" what is there four of?
73267. What two European countries share the site of the 27-kilometer Large Electron-Positron Collider?
73268. What article of attire did Elly May Clampett call a ?double-barreled sling shot??
73270. The Four Lions at the base of Nelson's column in Trafalgar Square, do they have names?
73271. What Eagles album won the 1977 Grammy for Record of the Year?
73272. What tender age was Tiger Woods when he first won the 9?10 boys' event at the Junior World Golf Championships?
73273. What is the rhyme to tell the difference between a venomous snake and a non-venomous snake using their colors?
73274. What year did Pamela Anderson graduate from Highland Secondary School?
73275. Christmas day 1913 in America, a couple were arrested and fined $15 for doing what in public?
73276. Which 'gift' was once mixed with wine and used as a painkiller?
73277. What happens to real Christmas trees after Christmas?
73279. Whatever became of Good King Wenceslas?
73281. Properly called the Comite d' Action Revolutionnaire, by what informal one word name meaning 'hooded men' was a secret right-wing anti-Semitic terrorist group set up in the 1930's by Henri Dorgeres known, a name which sounds as if they were wearing very common waterproof and windproof jackets?
73282. If there are 21 people sitting at a round table, what is lowest number of seating arrangements it would take for every person to shake hands with every other person if you could only shake hands with the person sitting on your left and right?
73283. What is the difference amongst crying, weeping, and sobbing?
73284. What is the name of the oldest existing building on UNC's campus in Greeley, Colorado?
73285. What is the expression Laa-Laa uses when flustered?
73286. This spectacularly-popular single was at the top of a list in the "Guinness Book of Records" for over 50 years, but the person who made it commented that a certain type of bird with an oral deformity could have sung the song successfully. What is it, and what, precisely, did the vocalist say?
73287. Who sings the new dance/techno song "Fade Away"?
73288. What are Domino's (Pizza) Chicken Kickers coated with?
73289. What was the first gift given in the movie 'Polar Express'?
73290. In what episode of the "Red Green Show" does Red talk about espresso and how it takes so long to be prepared? I recall the punch-line, "What took so long... progress."
73291. What do scholars consider to be the first written book in the Bible?
73292. What non-religious book has been translated into the most languages?
73293. What novel was written entirely without the letter "e"?
73294. What is the oldest breed of cow?
73295. What type of animal was the first domesticated livestock?
73296. Who was the Egyptian god of medicine?
73297. Originally published in a weekly magazine in the late 1800's, this prose foretells the fate of an individual according to when they were born. More recently it has been modified and used in a television adaptation of a famous animated film. What is the prose and how was it used in the adaptation?
73298. What are the 10 most venomous/poisonous snakes on the planet whether they be land or sea snake?
73299. What is the Latin term for adulterer? It also refers to a person who had their nose cut off for committing the aforesaid sin.
73300. What unit of length used in nuclear physics is named after a famed Manhattan Project scientist?
73301. Where in the Bible does it say Satan is an angel cast out from Heaven?
73302. What mammal could die of anaemia if she doesn't mate?
73303. If you buy a Wii brand new in the store, does it come with the Nunchuck Controller?
73304. What is Bruce Springsteen?s E Street Band named after?
73305. What rap group spawned solo efforts by Method Man, Ghostface Killa and GZA?
73306. Lindsay Lohan?s mother was once part of what famous New York dance group?
73307. What are the Two Thousand Guineas, the Epsom Derby and the St. Leger Stakes collectively known as, in Britain?
73308. Which current model vehicle has been around the longest?
73309. Who is Brandon Barnes?
73310. Is the Sun-Centered Model a solarsystem or galaxy?
73311. What is the name of that nifty foot measuring thing that all shoe stores and shoe sales persons use to measure customers' feet? What year was it invented and by whom?
73312. What eight cities served as the seat of government for the United States before Washington D.C. became the nation's capital?
73313. In the movie "Mystic Pizza" who is the actor who plays the role of the television gourmet who comes to the restaurant to taste the pizza and write a review?
73314. Who was the best man at Peter Boyle's wedding and how did he meet his best man?
73315. In the original Batman TV series shown in Britain in the 60's, which pole did Bruce Wayne slide down from the study to become Batman in the Batcave, right or left?
73316. When was the first entirely online course offered, and by which school?
73317. What is the highest altitude someone has free fallen and lived?
73318. What breed is the dog that belongs to Kate Winslet's character in 'The Holiday'?
73319. Has a US Governor ever appointed a Senator to fill the seat of another Senator who was of a different political party to the Senator stepping down?
73320. Does anyone know who sings/title of the song that has these lyrics, "Gimme a woman in shorts and pretty legs"?
73323. What is the connection between Peter Stuyvesant, Josiah Wedgewood, and Sarah Bernhardt?
73324. What is the connection between Crouch, Rush, and Ditchling?
73325. It became a symbol of patriotism during a political and social conflict during the second decade of last century. Etymologists dispute whether it was named for a 'ceremonial uniting' in a 'romantic' European language or from a word used by inhabitants of an unrelated culture referring to the structure of one important piece of equipment involved. What is it, where did it originate and how does it relate to the Higgs Mechanism in physics?
73326. Where did Garrett Wolfe go to high school?
73327. What kind of immune system do plants have?
73328. Does anyone know of the band called Wild Carrot?
73329. Why was the wooden door invented?
73330. Besides for another holiday, what happens on Boxing Day?
73331. In 1981 President Reagan underwent an operation to remove an assasin's bullet. What notable quote did he say to his surgeons?
73332. Who invented the lightbulb?
73334. Who composed the music to the 1973 movie 'State of Siege'?
73335. Luxembourg is today the only state to be a grand duchy. Which grand duchies existed as independent states until 1918?
73337. Which state lost the largest percent of its territory as a result of World War I?
73338. Which country most recently abolished monarchy?
73339. Which country most recently reinstituted monarchy?
73340. What is the biggest gap in time between two albums by a musician or group, not counting reunions? Loreena McKennitt is an example.
73341. When did it become tradition for members of the Denver Broncos offensive line not to talk to the media? If you watch Sunday Night Football on NBC, you'll notice that the Broncos offensive linemen don't introduce themselves the way Rod Smith and John Lynch do.
73342. In what Alabama city did Hank Williams give his last live performance on December 28, 1952?
73343. There is a type of pork pie with egg running through the middle called "Grosvenor pie". Can anyone tell me from who, what, or where the name originated?
73344. Why does the territory boundary of Flordia extend to block most of the coastal access of Alabama? Is it because of the Florida Purchase or other reasons?
73345. What crop-ravaging swarms can contain 10 billion individuals and cover 400 square miles?
73347. Do "The Cheetah Girls" consider themselves a group with or without Raven?
73348. What animal is the closest living relative to the Tyrannosaurus Rex?
73349. What Euro pop group snubbed a billion dollar offer to reunite for a 100 concert tour in 2000?
73350. Who was the only male tennis player with twelve Grand Slam singles titles before Pete Sampras?
73352. Name the major transport centre that opened 3 miles east of Blackburn, UK in July 1934?
73353. What Lionel Richie album was released in 2001?
73354. In the NFL, NBA, NHL, and MLB there are a total of eight teams whose nicknames don't end in the letter 'S'. Name them.
73355. What did Elton John legally change his name to?
73356. What is the name of the Red Hot Chili Peppers' album released in 1985?
73357. What was Shania Twain?s first name before she changed it to Shania?
73358. How much did a shave in an American barber shop cost around 1900?
73359. How many different cities are mentioned in Alabama's "Christmas in Dixie"?
73360. Is it true that GameCubes are no longer made brand-new?
73361. What is the origin of the phrase "I'm bushed!" as in, "I am very tired"?
73362. Who sang "Ronnie B Goode" at the 1981 Presidential inauguration?
73363. What hit sees Elvis lamenting, "He buys a gun, steals a car, tries to run but he don't get far"?
73364. Who persuaded Pepsico to contribute to charities as a condition of his $8.5 million contract?
73365. Whose 1984 LP spawned five top 10 hits in the 20 months following its release?
73366. In the 1947 version of 'Miracle on 34th Street' what is Fred's apartment number?
73367. What art term has been described as deriving from either a Portuguese word for an "abnormal" irregularly shaped pearl, or from an Italian word for an "abnormal" weak syllogism?
73368. What two "singers" were originally scheduled to play Dusty and Lefty?
73370. What was the number on George's jersey when he and Mary are singing "Buffalo Gals" in the film "It's a Wonderful Life"?
73371. What is the price, in cents, of the Prell family-size shampoo advertised in the store window in Robert Bechtle's painting "60's Chevies"?
73373. How many dimples are there on a golf ball?
73374. On HGTV, is the host of "Get Color!" related to the host of "Decorating Cents"?
73375. What are the names of country singer Phil Vassar's two sisters?
73376. How did the Nintendo 64 get the 64 part of its name?
73377. The expression "Get on the bandwagon" originated when what Presidential candidate and later President visited a circus?
73379. Where would the moves of a chess knight result in "Oro te, pater"?
73381. Which battle was fought by Napolean III and named after the Spanish word for "shrimp"?
73382. Who wrote a book about love in the time of Vibrio?
73383. Who said, "God bless everyone" in 'A Christmas Carol'?
73385. This particular dish was named by complete accident in order to cover up a faux pas of a young hospitality employee supposedly tending to royalty. It involves a specialty cooking apparatus (uniquely portrayed in a work painted by a famous Andalusian artist) and a certain Cognac. What is it, who was the royal patron, and how does a Jipijapa fit in to all this?
73386. Did Thomas Jefferson have an affair with one of his slaves?
73387. George in Stourbridge, Charles in Islington were born in 1877. How are they better known?
73388. What was the substance insulin originally called?
73389. In a TV advert for what, does a dancer drink a bottle of beer after pouring champagne over her feet?
73390. What is the connection between Desert Orchid, Rupert Brooke, Brian Jones, and Paul Hunter?
73392. Which was the first post-World War II model unveiled by Rolls Royce in April 1946?
73393. Which activity might separate the first and second vetebrae, fracturing the odontoid?
73394. What is the tough material which cleaves the meat to the bone on a sparerib?
73395. Which countries do not allow you to enter if you have an Israeli Visa in your passport?
73396. Is the Visa for Iran difficult to obtain for a Canadian?
73397. How many destroyers are named after Medal of Honor winners?
73398. In the spirit of the season, I want all the lyrics (well, at least the first two stanzas) to the famous Christmas carol sung in the Okefenokee Swamp -- the one including references to various U.S. cities. Who can find them for me?
73399. In 'Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker' when you fight the giant worm boss, is there any way to harm him when he's flying around?
73400. There is a separatist movement in Belgium working for Flemish independence. What are their plans for the capital, Brussels, which is bilingual?
73401. Why are some of the Malaysian states ruled by sultans and some not?
73402. In the Weird Al song 'White and Nerdy' what does it say after "I'm fluent in Java script as well as Klingon"? It says something in a more soft voice, what is it?
73403. If you were to put all the bite size candies sold in the United States in one year by Hershey Chocolates end to end, you could circle the Earth at the Equator how many times?
73404. How did the cell phone attachment "blue tooth" become so named?
73405. What celebrity said, "Go on the highway if you dare"?
73406. How old is Ethel Skakel Kennedy now?
73407. This young girl is said to have inspired a tongue twister. Who is she, what is the tongue twister and why is she associated with it?
73408. Who invented the fingernail clipper?
73409. Who was holding hands at Lesley Gore's "party"?
73410. What is the difference between jazz dance and hip hop dance?
73412. If you boil fresh mushrooms in water then even after hours on the stove the liquid still doesn't have have any real mushroom flavor, but if you boil sun dried or dehydrated mushrooms for just fifteen minutes you end up with a deep brown liquid that has a very strong mushroom flavor. Why?
73413. With which countries does Australia and New zealand does not have diplomatic ties?
73415. During the filming of "Little Women" what happened to Claire Danes that caused Winona Ryder to come to her rescue?
73416. What's the name of the paparazzi photographer who was found dead in his apartment before he could face misdemeanor charges after approaching Reese Witherspoon and her children while they were celebrating her daughter's birthday at Disney's California Adventure theme park then proceeded to push a child, while hitting another child with his camera then shove some theme park employees and curse Witherspoon when she declined to pose for photos in 2005?
73417. How old was Janis Ian when the IRS demanded she ante up $400,000 in back taxes?
73418. What three letters did Musician magazine's J.D. Considine use to review a 1986 album by GTR?
73420. When someone says to you "come around, go around" what does that mean, not the nice way?
73421. What three US State capitals have the word "City" in them?
73422. What are the two groups that award advanced degrees in Freemasonry?
73423. What was the original name of the game "Scrabble"?
73424. What duo sang, "I have a daisy on my toe, it is not real, it does not grow, it's just a tattoo of a flower, so I'll look neat taking a shower, it's on the second toe of my left foot, a stem and flower but there's no root... 'cause that wouldn't look good"?
73425. In "It's a Wonderful Life" what movie is showing on the theatre marquee while George is running down the street?
73426. In 'Elf' how many Etch-A-Sketches does Buddy make?
73427. What is the definition of blind ambition?
73428. Can an ipod charger be used to charge an mp3 player?
73430. Where specifically is Cleveland from in 'Family Guy'?
73431. How many minutes of songs can a standard iPod hold?
73432. When you spill water or spit on your computer screen you'll see a rainbow. What is the reason for this?
73433. What were the three tokens (game pieces) that were retired from the original Monopoly game in the 1950's?
73434. In 'The Santa Clause' where does Scott take Charlie for Christmas Eve dinner after he burns the turkey?
73435. What is the name of the short story about a homemade magical computer?
73436. Twenty years ago, the United States was horrified by stories of the death of a boy named John Gilchrist. In what horrible manner did he supposedly die?
73437. Why did they get rid of the old metro tokens in New York?
73439. What inventive businessman inspired workers with a sign reading, "There?s a better way. Find it"?
73440. What time does the clock on the CD jacket of Green Day's 'Dookie' read?
73441. Marilyn Manson opened for NIN during what tour?
73442. What southpaw tennis star kept a note from his grandma tucked into one of his socks for luck?
73444. What faux-gothic illustrator published stories under pen-names Ogdred Weary and Dogear Wryde?
73446. Who had his first big commercial breakthrough in 1969 with 'Six White Horses' on the Epic label?
73448. Explain about the secret message found in the Bible that the world will end in 5 years, 50 years, or 500 years from September 11th, 2001?
73449. How does "Kilz" work to prevent a stain from bleeding through?
73450. Nelly Furtado played eight dates on "the village stage" at what famous women?s festival?
73451. I have the following song on my ipod, though the artist is incorrect, I think it is called "in Love", but please can someone tell me who it is by? It contains the lyrics "If she's a blonde or brunette, or if she's slim or she's fat, it doesn't matter at all, when I fall, I fall."
73452. Lynyrd Skynyrd's late lead vocalist Ronnie VanZant's daughter Melody is married to what guitarist from what rock band?
73453. What costar of Denzel Washington in "Man On Fire" has a relative who costars with Denzel in "Déjà vu"? Who is the relative?
73454. What is the name of the real restaurant and location that the Whistle Stop Café in the movie 'Fried Green Tomatoes' is based on?
73455. Which "The Usual Suspects" star's father has been alleged to have been a member of the American Nazi Party by Fox News?
73457. What TV family's telephone number was BC1234?
73458. Does anyone know the name of the B52 bomber in 'Dr Strangelove' which is unable to be recalled from its mission?
73459. Mistletoe Cottage, South Pole. Who lives here?
73460. Can anyone name this song, here is some lyrics i can remember "let it rain, let it rain, make the pain go away, let it rain, let it rain, let it rain"?
73461. What is "Mediterranean food"?
73462. In the fourth Harry Potter movie 'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire' does Dumbledore announce what the death tolls were years ago when the Triwizard Tournament took place? In addition, who in the movie announces the age limit? Please be specific and I am only interested in what occured in the movie.
73463. Is it true that in Papua New Guinea a pig's life is more valuable than a woman's, and if so then why?
73464. Who is television network Seven's main shareholder?
73465. I believe it was in 1863, a few months after the significant Union victories at Gettysburg and Vicksburg, that Abraham Lincoln signed a Presidential Order establishing the first Thanksgiving Day in America to, well, give thanks for what most people knew was probably the turning point in the war . . . so how did it ever get associated with the Pilgrims?
73470. What is the historical definition of the word "Hoosier"?
73471. This frequently-depicted artistic subject involves a lady from an important (and importantly-literate) sea-faring culture, an unusual abduction, and possibly a myth regarding the settlement of yet another ocean-going land. Although the most famous versions of the tale now reside in museums, the lady's importance as the putative source of a certain geographical designation has resulted in her story's appearance on one example of a recently-created currency. Who was this young woman, what is the currency, and can you find me the most famous painting of the subject?
73472. What relatives, uncle and nephew, separately appeared in one of the most popular movie series ever made?
73473. What is an example of industry that follows the business definition of "perfect/pure competition" and of "monopolistic competition"? Links to newspaper articles would be nice.
73474. When was the term "macking" used and what does it mean?
73475. Who originally sung the Christmas song 'Santa Baby'?
73476. Does the "scotch" in the name of the game "hopscotch" refer to its Scottish origin?
73477. What are the most commonly accepted IQ ranges along with their descriptions?
73478. What approximate percentage of natural blonds have brown eyes?
73479. Can anyone translate the following Latin phrase for me that I found at the foot of an email I received? The online translator I used doesn't give a legible translation. 'si vis pacem, para bellum'
73480. What is the original meaning of the word ´fenian´?
73481. Traditionally the Glasgow football club Celtic was a club assiciated with catholics. Is there a club in the English football league with similar ties?
73482. What movie has Mickey Rouke slamming back drink after drink at a bar called the Golden Horn?
73484. What characters did commercial artist Vernon Grant want sole ownership of in an unsuccessful lawsuit he filed against Kellogg?s?
73485. In 1962 what singer had the million-selling album Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music on the ABC Records label?
73486. What 34-year-old former Olympic gold winner got hitched to U.S. gymnast Bart Conner in 1996?
73489. What album did UFO release in 1978?
73490. What is the name of the Pearl Jam album released in 1998?
73491. How old was Madonna when she made her first single?
73492. What company uses "Designed with you in mind" as their slogan?
73493. How do you count a dotted eighth note, and a dotted sixteenth note?
73494. In the 'Drake and Josh' episode 'Alien Invasion', did Megan actually buy Drake and Josh's prank?
73495. In the 1960's the show The Flintstones had ties with a sponsor, who was this sponsor and why did they pull their sponsorship from the show? After that, who became the main sponsor?
73496. In an episode of Family Guy, Crackle and Pop are in a bar after an attack by the Keebler elves. What's the name of the episode and who do Crackle and Pop raise their mugs to?
73497. Can you name the three other characters besides Tony the Tiger that represented Kellogg's Frosted Flakes when the cereal was first introduced? Which of them besides Tony the Tiger ever made it onto cereal boxes?
73498. Who filed a complaint against the show American Idol with the EEOC charging the show with age discrimination after producers denied an audition because he/she was too old? How old was this person?
73499. Who from the "Brady Bunch" is celebrating a birthday today December 19th?