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Questions From Mar 09 07
77001. How many times has Canadian swimmer, Cindy Nichols crossed the English Channel? How many of those times has she swam across and back again?
77004. Michael Keaton played the same character in two otherwise unconnected films from Elmore Leonard novels? Which films?
77005. Tout doucement, mon ami! What does it mean in English?
77006. Who holds the Irish record for the Mens 60 metres sprint?
77007. Which former member of the group Hearsay is currently starring in "Coronation Street" on ITV?
77008. Which band staged a Peace Concert in Dublin's (Ireland) RDS in 1970?
77009. Does the heart actually control any emotion at all?
77010. What is the meaning of the saying "You don't need to be brown to be down"? I guess the phrase has Hispanic origin.
77012. American gymnasts Elise Ray and Kristen Maloney got tattoos while they were at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. What was the tattoo?
77013. Was Afrikaans, the national language of South Africa, an artificially created language, or was it just how the Dutch language modified as it was used by the Boer colonials?
77014. For Arizonians: I was reading yesterday that the 13 stripes on the state flag represent the original 13 colonies. But I remember being taught, that the 13 stripes represnt the 13 counties of Arizona. I'm not doubting that the website I got this information from is wrong, but I was just wondering if anyone else had ever heard the 13 counties theory before?
77016. How Spanish was Spanish flu?
77018. How many pennies does the United States Mint release annually?
77019. Under what conditions can you not pull seat belts? When you yank on them too fast?
77020. How did "skin of one's teeth" come to be? Does it mean the enamel?
77021. What's the difference between polyunsaturated fat and monounsaturated fat?
77022. In which country is Interpol based?
77024. I have been searching for this a long time. Who is Sachin Tendulkar's favourite batsman and bowler?
77025. I know people have been struck by lightning but has there ever been anyone killed during a professional cricket match by an errant ball or flying bat incident?
77026. Why are Walkers "Salt and Vinegar" crisp packets green, when other crisp packets for "Salt and Vinegar" are blue?
77027. Was it Ace Ventura 1 or 2 when Ace Ventura knocks out the guy who he thought was the Monopoly man and put him on his back and said, "Do not pass go. Do not collect 200 dollars"?
77028. What is Acesulfame?
77029. What is the name of the Bumble Bee Guy from "The Simpsons"?
77031. What are the names of all of the Walkers flavours?
77032. Basil Fawlty famously gave his car a "damn good thrashing". Which make and model of car and a branch of which plant were involved in this scene?
77033. A certain historical event frustrated a famous scientist, directly inspired a famous satirical novel and led to both a new (then unofficial) political post and a famous hospital being founded? What are the event, the scientist, the satire, the post and the hospital involved?
77034. What is the meaning of the common German surname or part of surname 'Bacher'? Backer is baker but there is no word bacher in my German dictionary.
77035. If alive, how is this day significant to Osama Bin Laden?
77036. How, in 2007, are Jane Austen and a possible English head of a Mafia empire connected to a famous 17th century beneficiary of an unsuperlative bit of furniture?
77037. What are the names of all the Spice Girls?
77038. What is the best Japanese beef in 2007 called?
77039. Who was the 'angel' responsible for teaching mankind how to make weapons and fall into the sin of vanity?
77040. What is main principle of Mithraism called?
77041. What was the alter-ego of Hathor? She became this person when she went into a bloody and destructive state.
77042. Which major city is overlooked by a hill named after a Satanic quotation?
77043. What does Häagen-Dazs, as in ice cream, mean?
77044. What originally French word is a popular euphemism
for a dishwasher in a restaurant?
77045. What is the name of the pulpit in a mosque from where the leader of prayer delivers his sermon?
77046. In what do nuraghe differ from trulli?
77047. In the United States, what is the biggest state capital in terms of area?
77048. In 'Curious George' does the Man with the Big Yellow Hat have a name that we are aware of?
77049. What is the biggest capital of a country in terms of area?
77050. What city does 'The Breakfast Club' take place in?
77051. In what city did "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" take place?
77052. Which singer, who performed the winning song in the Eurovision Song Contest, was an unsuccessful candidate in her country's presidential election?
77053. What historic event is commemorated on the first Saturday in March each year by the running of the Iditarod Sled Dog Race?
77054. What song goes something like 'your mommys alright, your daddys alright' then later goes 'surrender but dont give yourslf away'?
77055. How do you find Hydra in the night sky?
77056. Why were pyramids built?
77057. How Spanish is Spanish fly?
77058. What language was the Bible first written in, and who wrote it?
77059. The song 'Without You' by Nilsson was number one on the American Top Forty with Casey Kasem in what year in the 1970's?
77060. Can anyone tell me please, which car manufacturer made a model called Newmarket, could be British or American?
77061. What was the first language ever invented?
77062. As with most CD's, Hawk Nelson's "Smile, It's the End of the World" CD comes with lyrics. Why are the given lyrics to the song "It's Over" so different from how the song actually goes?
77063. Why do some countries drive on the right hand side of the road and others on the left?
77064. What is the least solid solid in science?
77065. What is the biggest city in the United States?
77067. Which of the world's languages besides English are most inconsistent in their relationship between pronunciation and spelling?
77068. In what movie does Julia Robert's character say she enjoys Berlioz' Symphonie Fantastique?
77070. What talk show host never talked to Zsa Zsa Gabor again after she asked on-air about his ex-wives?
77071. What famed New England recluse?s grandpa led Harvard?s first demonstration, over campus food?
77072. What rock 'n' roller was boycotted by New York City police unions for writing 'American Skin (41 Shots)' about Amadou Diallo?
77074. What 54-year-old sports magazine suspended operations after its August, 2000 issue?
77075. With the coming of steam to drive ships came the tradition of Scottish Chief engineers, continued even unto Star Trek.
Anybody know how this tradition - which seems largely true, especially in Victorian times - came about? Was there a school of engineerng in Scotland perhaps, graduates from which were snapped up by the expanding shipping companies?
77077. What is the meaning of "total solar irradiance"(TSI)?
77078. When you rearrange the following "Ben T. Clark" what bird name would you come up with?
77079. Jim Carey's manager is Jimmy Miller, who is the younger brother of what actor-comedian?
77082. In the Lionel Richie video for 'All Night Long' when the painter jumps over the little white fence, what pretty difficult move does he do?
77087. About a dozen workers died during the construction of what Depression Era structure?
77088. What Jennifer Lopez flick was widely recognized as the worst movie of that year?
77089. Ad-Rock joined the group in what year?
77090. The Lynyrd Skynyrd song "Simple Man" was used as main theme for what 1987 Italian movie?
77091. What Faith Hill album was released in the summer of 1995?
77093. In the Jack Ingram video for 'Love You' after she smashes the back window, what does she grab out of the truck?
77094. John Hiatt's song "Have A Little Faith In Me" is on the soundtrack of a movie starring Mary Stuart Masterson? What movie is it?
77096. What are Gwen Stefani's all-Asian "posse" called?
77097. Which Rush Player was with the Philadelphia Wings at the beginning of the 2007 season?
77098. Dogs and Cats consume approximately how many billions worth of pet food each year?
77099. In the Gnarls Barkley video for 'Crazy' the first time the ink blot flies away, what does it turn into?
77100. How long is a sen-night?
77101. What is the minimum number of photons that must reach the retina each second to produce vision?
77102. Are regular DVDs playable on a Blu-Ray player?
77103. Over 3.5 miles wide, what is supposedly the largest living single-organism in the world?
77104. Which word means: 1.) Messenger (angel), 2.) Voice of God, 3.) good or evil force?
77105. What is the collective name of the bodyguard of the Buddhas?
77106. What is the name of the anti-christ in the book of Daniel?
77108. Can anybody separate into words and translate this French proverb? I have slashes where I think words are separated: Le/soleil/luit/pour/tout/le/mondes/
77114. Is it correct to say that the Stetson hat is a simplified version of the Mexican sombrero?
77115. Are shebeens something of the past in Ireland?
77116. What vehicle is meant in France by "the little queen" (la petite reine)?
77117. Pink Floyd derived their name from the first names of two ancient bluesman, Pink Anderson and who else?
77118. What elements are used to make amino acids, the components of proteins?
77119. Which geographical formation is said to have been caused by a puissant young man's sadness for the passing of his true love?
77120. They appear in some of our oldest works of art and could be found in many countries, but the last known one was encountered, nearly 400 years ago, in a remote corner of eastern Europe, where a monument to it now exists. Today, examples can be seen on the coats of arms of two modern nations. What is this fabled but once very real creature, which, as a famed military leader of antiquity wrote, was eagerly sought by a people who used portions of it at their banquets?
77121. Have any studies ever shown any benefits of using a stick shift over an automatic or vice versa?
77122. Who currently is the chief exorcist of Rome?
77123. With what Latin saying do you warn the buyer of certain goods that it is up to him or her to check whether the goods have no deficiencies?
77124. A plan to send a certain, very important work of art to a distant nation has raised hackles in the work's country of origin. What is this fragile item, can you provide an illustration of it, and what has one, rather over-enthusiastic politician done in an effort to prevent it from leaving his country?
77125. What is the average weight of a 27 year-old woman if her height was 5' 7"?
77127. What really happened after Robert E. Lee lost Special Order 191? I know he was beaten by the Yankees in the next battle, but what happened in the battle?
77129. Is "Medium" starring Patricia Arquette, really shot in Phoenix, Arizona.
77130. What was the color of the first Girl Scout uniform?
77132. Who did Anne Rice originally want to play Lestat in 'Interview with the Vampire'?
77133. Can you pay a dollar only using pennies in Canada? I know you can't pay 50 cents.
77134. What has been the most extravagant dowry in history?
77135. Stuart Townsend, Kurt Russell, Heather Locklear, Robert DeNiro, Tom Cruise, Radha Mitchell, Charlize Theron and Sean Penn have all played the role of parent to what actor or actress on film?
77136. How many types of musical instruments are there?
77137. Where is the sad but very brilliant Vincent Van Gough buried?
77138. Is there a word or a name that labels the type of insects that suck human blood?
77139. What show aired Tiny Tim's first TV rendering of 'Tiptoe Through the Tulips'?
77140. What Grammy Award winner, years earlier, fronted a US based best band, that was so named, because they wanted to be low down?
77141. What 20th-century world leader was dubbed ?The Tyrant of the Tigris??
77142. How does a world famous fountain connect specifically with autobiographical memory?
77144. What celebrities graduated from East Bay Senior High School in Gibsonton, Florida?
77145. What is Ronald Weasley's middle name in the Harry Potter series written by J.K. Rowling?
77146. What is considered as the fastest fighter jet ever made?
77147. Who is known as Il Duce?
77148. Adolf Hitler wrote the book entitled Mein Kampf. What is its English translation?
77149. On what CD can you find the song 'Mijn vlakke land' by Jacques Brel?
77150. In The Police video for "Don't Stand So Close To Me" what word is written on Sting's shirt?
77152. Who is known as the Little Corporal?
77153. What California town was founded by the Danish-American Corporation in 1911?
77154. What Brazilian tennis star do fans cheer for en masse by screaming ?Gu-ga, Gu-ga??
77155. Who's son, in a 1983 interview with Penthouse magazine stated that "Ninety-nine percent of anything my father ever said or wrote about himself is untrue." In the same interview, this man's son claimed his father was a con man, a Satanist, a KGB accomplice and a drug addict. Who is the man and who is the son?
77156. Who did Keith Urban marry in the St. Patrick?s church in Manly, a suburb of Sydney?
77158. Does anyone know what year was the first face-lift in?
77159. Jennifer Tilly?s real-life boyfriend, Phil Laak, is a professional what?
77160. Combinations (clothes) are known as what in the United States?
77161. What gold-selling album was released by Toto in October of 1979?
77164. In the Akon video for 'Smack That' what does the guy that comes to the prison bars toss to Akon?
77166. Kellie Pickler's debut album 'Small Town Girl' to whom does Kellie send out a special thanks?
77167. What was the first fossil discovered in Antartica of?
77168. Do the rules of Gaelic Football allow a player to score a goal by heading the ball into the net?
77169. What film which was originally a presentation of The Wonderful World of Disney did Kirsten Dunst appear in?
77172. Who formed the band "The Fray"?
77173. Which U.S. president served 25 years in the U.S. House of Representatives?
77174. Who is the richest person in the world of today?
77176. Which U.S. president sent troops to Little Rock, Arkansas, to enforce school desegregatioin?
77177. Which First Lady (U.S.A.) graduated from Yale Law School?
77178. Which U.S. First Lady was an expert horseback rider as a youngster, a photojournalist as a young woman, and a First Lady who spoke three different languages?
77179. What is the difference between dark and milk chocolate?
77180. What is the health reason for smelling sulpher when there is nothing around that has sulpher in it?
77181. Which First Lady (U.S.A.) was a librarian and an elementary school teacher?
77182. What minimal swimwear becomes a Japanese type of poem when you replace the g by a k?
77183. Why does warmer water hold less oxygen than cooler water with the same volume?
77184. There is a movie where this guy falls in love with this Japanese woman and they get married but at the end he finds out that the woman he married is really a man. What is the movie?
77185. Spending only four weeks in U.S. theaters, what film directed by Kevin Spacey grossed less than $350,000?
77187. Who said, "So live that when you die everybody will be sorry, even the undertaker"?
77188. Why the Egyptians mummified their bodies ?
77189. What is the most abundant metal in the earth's crust ?
77190. Who is the Indian god from where Zeus' name was taken/derived?
77191. Which two German words did the word 'echtros' form?
77192. Who was the leader of the 'Watcher Angels'?
77193. What was the Mozambique term for the concept of "white men" being the embodiment of the Devil?
77194. Does anyone know what a Van Dyke is? Is it something to do with fashion?
77195. What is the name for a Roman chariot drawn by four horses harnessed abreast?
77197. How many queens have ruled France?
77198. What were the first US-made bombers to be brought to Australia in 1940?
77199. In fiction, what were Milly, Molly and Mandy's proper names?
77200. A Bruce Springsteen tune appeared in what movie depicting a character's battle with AIDS?
77202. What are Timmy's parents' real names on 'The Fairly Odd Parents'?
77204. In the Danielle Peck video for "Isn't That Everything" what's the last thing she sells?
77205. What famed two-word ad slogan did William Bernbach dream up to launch the Volkswagen Beetle?
77206. What US Congressmen have been public atheists?
77207. What is the name of the record label that Toby Keith opened?
77208. Which member of The Eagles left the band on December 20, 1975?
77209. What type of vino cotto is normally used in the original Sicilian recipe for "zabaglione"?
77210. When exactly are Jewish people supposed to wear the "yarmulke"?
77211. Kristin Kreuk's surname means wrinkle or fold in what language?
77212. Where and when did the "birthday cake" first originate? When did candles enter into the picture?
77213. Who was Ellen DeGeneres' first celebrity guest on her show and what was her first question to this guest?
77214. Steven King always has a small part in his books made into movies. What part does he play in 'The Green Mile'?
77215. What Hollywood actress ran over a photographer with her car?
77216. Who won five Emmys for Best Actress in a Comedy Series from 1989 through 1995?
77217. What European capital resorted to an ad campaign and motorized scooper police to clean up 11 tons of dog waste annually?
77218. What actress, mostly popular during the 1980's was Joan Crawford godmother to?
77220. If I fire my 30.06 rifle with 150 grain bullets straight up, how far will the bullet travel before it begins to descend?
77222. Kenny Loggins was a staff writer and wrote four songs for what group?
77223. What are the top ten largest land animals in the world?
77224. Where did the idea of using "time out" as a punishment come from?
77227. Though it has been produced for well over two centuries and in several countries, every example bears an 18th-century date. It may once have influenced an important economic decision made by one large nation, and it is thought that a certain "provocative" quality has contributed to its continuing popularity elsewhere. What is it, and what symbol associated with a saint appears on it?
77228. Why do your eyes twitch sometimes?
77229. Which actor and actress teamed up more than any other and what movies were they in together?
77230. Was "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" written by Mozart?
77232. Which U.S. First Lady is credited with saving many lives by making public her battles with breast cancer, leading millions of women to learn about the disease and get tested for it?
77233. Does John Goodman do the voice for the Dunkin Donuts commercials?
77234. What is the name of the P.O.D. album released in 2005?
77238. What was the number tattoed on Anne Frank's arm, if there was one?
77239. What Grammy winning vocalist was said to be the "Latina Madonna"?
77240. What Italian name for a major European language derives from an old Germanic rootword meaning "of the people" that is also at the origin of the English name of another slightly less important European language?
77241. What is the mascot of Long Beach State University?
77242. Besides the United States, in what Western nations is the death penalty still legal?
77245. Thirteen lives were lost in Australia's first recorded fatal earthquake, nine of them when a section of a worker's club collapsed. On the evening of the disaster a rock concert was to have been held in the auditorium of that club which could have drawn a crowd of two thousand people. Who was the band?
77246. On what popular TV show did Rascal Flatts perform live in May 2005 with their hit "Bless the Broken Road"?
77247. What 1983 movie was the last to star Sean Connery as 007?
77248. Who replaced The Eagles member Bernie Leadon after he quit?
77249. What was the name of the runner who originally championed Nike shoes? I think he was from the University of Oregon.
77251. Who do the Edmonton Rush consider as the 'Fastest Man in the NLL'?
77253. What sport measures opponents before a confrontation with a "Tale of the Tape"?
77254. How old is Stan Lee, Marvel Comics creator?
77255. When did Myspace first gain popularity?
77256. What does it mean if you get an "in school suspension"?
77257. In Japan there were many swords. In particular, there were a set of three: a large one, a medium size one, and a small one. I know the names of the large and small: a katana and a tanto. What is the name of the medium sized sword? I know it starts with a W.
77259. Pamela Anderson?s second child Dylan Jagger was born in what year?
77260. What is the name of the song and band in the current (Feb-Mar, 2007) Mitsubishi Montero commercial? Starts with the line "I was walking down the street..."
77261. What California town has the same name as the state motto?
77262. Whose version of 'The Star Spangled Banner' pepped up a Pop-Tarts ad in 2000?
77263. Robbie Robertson and Levon Helm played behind what major artist at his Forest Hills concert in New York in 1965?
77264. Gladiator (2000), battle with German tribes. What year was it?
77265. Has a word ever been invented by a child?
77266. Who founded McDonalds?
77267. Who is the richest child in the world of today?
77269. Who founded Geico?
77270. Who founded State Farm?
77271. Who is the richest person in Andorra?
77272. Who is the founder of SEI?
77273. What meat is it that you grill when you prepare yakitori in the literal sense of the word?
77274. What traditional Catalonian folkdance suggests Italy
by its name rather than Spain?
77275. What Spanish seafood dish got its name from its similarity to a variety show?
77276. On the TV show "King of Queens" the character of Danny had a brother. What was the brother's name?
77278. Which pitcher took the least number of pitches to complete a perfect game?
77279. Chuck Knoblauch, all star second baseman for the Minnesota Twins then the New York Yankees developed throwing problems when playing for the Yankees. Oftentimes his throws to first base would sail 20 or 30 feet over the head of the first baseman. In one game an errant throw hit a fan in the face and she was taken to the hospital in critical condition. Whose mother did Knoblauch hit in the face with a baseball?
77280. Which dish did Apicius name after a Roman emperor?
77281. Which Indian tribe were called "speakers of an unintelligible language" thus forming the name of their commonly known name?
77282. Why and who said "eat your Dasein"?
77287. Who was Faith Hill's first husband?
77289. Which is Isaac Newton's best known Law of Motion?
77291. What was the only X-cert movie to win the Oscar for best picture, and how was this so?
77292. What gun is known as a Saturday Night Special, and why?
77293. What is the proper pronunciation of "renaissance"?
77295. What franchise does Marge Simpson purchase?
77296. What is the name of the little alien that accompanied Josey and the Pussycats in outer space?
77297. What is the name of Rainbow Brite's horse?
77298. What college did Thurston Howell, III attend?
77300. Who is the Naked Cowboy?
77301. What was the name of the horse rode down the mountainside in 'The Man From Snowy River Returns'?
77302. Who is the drummer for Louis XIV?
77303. What Western nation legalized polygamy for a while in the 1870s? This has nothing to do with Mormonism or any other religion.
77304. What is the French term of "kickshawes"? Also, in which play by Shakespeare does he use the term kickshawes?
77305. Why do some high flying jets leave white trails across the sky, but commercial airliners do not?
77306. Who is the lead singer of Bowling For Soup?
77307. What bit is one step after a snaffle?
77309. In the History of Art, there have been more than a few father-daughter artists -- Prospero and Lavinia Fontana, Orazio and Artemisia Gentileschi to name just two. But what father and daughter were responsible for illustrating, separately, the works of three very important children's book authors in the early 20th century, and what were the books?
77310. What do television personality Rachel Ray and the rock group The Cringe have in common?
77311. At one point a fifth suit was introduced to the standard deck of cards. When was this suit added, what was the suit called and what color was it? What ever happened to this fifth suit?
77312. In the story of the Arabian Nights, what do you call the giant bird that made it possible for Sindbad to escape the uninhabited island during his second voyage?
77313. What is military operation is considered as the closest possible approach of the world to nuclear annihilation after the post-cold war Cuban Missile Crisis?
77314. What is the official designation of the most powerful and accurate nuclear missile ever deployed by the United States?
77315. In the US Special Forces, what does the acronym HALO mean?
77316. What's the name of the song that is possibly the biggest advance for Miranda Lambert?
77317. When was the first Dixie Cup made, and how much would one of those originals be worth now?
77318. In 'The Wizard of Oz' are the poppies that the witch creates to put Dorothy and her friends asleep the same thing as opium?
77322. Who is the godfather of Elizabeth Hurley?s son Damian Charles?
77324. How many number one hits has Shania Twain had on Billboard Magazine's country single chart?
77325. What sailing competition was named after the first winning yacht in 1951?
77327. What hair style from the 90's was said to be the equivalent to Farrah Fawcett's famous 'flip' hairstyle of the 70's? Who was responsible for wearing it and making it popular and for how long did this person wear there hair that way? Who is the stylist who created it?
77328. He was accused of promoting hard drugs and being violent yet one nation declared a National 'day' after him and built a museum to dedicate him. Hard of speaking, his title to which he is commonly known reflects on his appearance in earlier years. Who is it, and how is he related to a restaurant franchise in the Middle East and Southern United States?
77329. What actress is Hughes Aircraft executive, Richard Wayne Butala's daughter?
77330. What is the largest island in the San Francisco Bay?
77331. What award is Kellie Pickler nominated for in this year's ACM Awards?
77333. In the 38 Special video for "Hold On Loosely" what color shirt is the lead singer wearing?
77337. Who did Kenny Chesney marry on the resort island St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands?
77339. Is the Beatles' song "Ob-La-Di, Ob La Da" about a transgender?
77340. Is "mise-en-abyme" French for mirror image?
77341. What does it mean to zosking about?
77342. Who had a son whose name meant 'eclipse', etymologically and figuratively?
77343. What did Samuel Pepys posit as his favorite meal?
77344. What percent of the population of the world are male?
77345. What percent of the population of the world are female?
77346. What is the first month on the ancient Rome calender?
77348. What is the shortest sentence in the English language that is complete and makes sense?
77349. Does Nick Lachey have his ears pierced?
77354. Justin Timberlake was born in what city?
77355. Has there ever been an owner, trainer or jockey sweep in the last 20 years of the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks?
77356. When did the first type of "Thyrestean feast" take place in Roman mythology?
77357. What actor, using the name DJ Donkey Punch often DJs at clubs in Los Angeles, is a member of the Church of Scientology and also co-hosts a Monday night radio show in Los Angeles?
77358. Once used as a cure for minor ailments, it was originally mentioned in a poem dated around 1800 years ago compiled by a savant who once had a very interesting dinner invitation. What is it, and what is unusual about its recommended 'visual' appearance?
77359. When was St. Patrick canonized?
77360. Which British post-punk vocalist has been composer in residence for the Prague Symphony Orchestra, the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra and is current composer in residence for the European Union?
77361. What actress from the film "Dazed and Confused" has a better know twin brother who is an actor who's had recurring and guest rolls on several television shows as well as rolls in many movies?
77363. What athlete, team, or coach in professional or college sports has won more games relative to everyone else in the sport?
77364. If the vice president of the United States resigns, does the person that the president chooses to replace him have to be an elected official or could it go to a civilian?
77366. What papal estate near Rome is alleged to have been at the origin of a certain type of ribbed melon with orange flesh, and also is believed to have given its name to the fruit?
77367. What popular Swiss dish got its name from a French word for scraping?
77368. What popular Italian sausage got its name from the myrtle berries that are used to prepare it?
77369. What is the word that means "thought of an era"? As I remember, the word has Greek reference.
77370. I know other theories abound regarding the death of John Wilkes Booth, but who supposedly shot and killed him, and on whose farm did this occur?
77371. When did Chicago first dye its river green to celebrate St. Patrick's day and do any other cities do this?
77372. Who won the most Grammys in the 80's?
77373. How did witch hazel get the name?
77374. What percent of the population of the world are hermaphrodite?
77376. How did coffee get its name?
77379. What actor won the Seiko World Super Tennis tournament in Tokyo, Japan in 1981?
77382. What Yiddish word for a snack or light meal derives from a German word for "nibbling"?
77387. In 1996, a magazine published an article detailing this actor's robbery-related death at the hands of an "unemployed dinner theater stagehand" and meticulously reconstructed the final years of his life, including his work on an uncompleted independent film. The story was an hoax, concocted by the actor's childhood friend who worked at the magazine, and helped along with the actor's cooperation. The issue was intended as a satire of death issues published by the likes of Spin and Rolling Stone when popular rock stars die. What is the name of the magazine and who is the actor?
77388. How was NASCAR Winston (now Nextel) Cup Series legend Dale Earnhardt, Sr. killed in a car acciedent on the last lap of the 2001 Daytona 500?
77389. Does anyone know the name of an African-American female child star who is 9 or younger?
77391. John C. Calhoun began his political career with a nationalist philosophy. What economic and political factors forced him to abandon that philosophy?
77392. What is the longest sentence in English literature?
77393. Is the Roman numeral for 500 L, C, or D?
77395. Which United States vice president resigned from office to lead the fight against the 1832 tariff; Calhoun, Hayne, Clay or Jackson?
77396. What is Bullwinkle's alma mater?
77397. How is it that Jesus spoke Aramaic rather than Hebrew?
77398. Which King of England was reputed to be the grandson of the Devil?
77399. There are three guys drafted by the NBA, NFL and Major League Baseball. Two of them are Dave Winfield and Dave Logan. Who is the third?
77401. In Pokemon Emerald, at what level does Magicarp evolve into Gayridos?
77402. Which book was published in the 15th century entitled by the very artificial language created within the work?
77403. Who had a epitaph or poem about a "devil's fart"?
77404. What is the name of the phobia of snakes or serpents?
77408. In hip hop music, the term "a rubber band" is often used in reference to what?
77409. What was the original name of the arcade game Ms. Pac Man?
77410. Who were the first twins to appear together in an ODI match?
77411. In which country was the Sahara Friendship Cup of ODI matches staged?
77412. How was the Presbyterian church formed?
77413. Why is Shakespeare's play "Twelfth Night" so named?
77414. Who was the first band to use the metal scream while saying words?
77416. What exactly is the state of dreaming?
77418. What is one of the oldest known martial arts?
77420. What sitcom ran the most first-run episodes during the 1990s?
77421. Who plays bass for Jimmy Eat World?
77422. Who came up with the idea for the Wii?
77423. What Italian term for a "view" has become the technical term in art history to refer to a very accurate and detailed rendering of an existing cityscape?
77424. Who was the first "éminence grise" in history, and whose confidential agent was he?
77425. A certain marquis invented a sauce flavoured with chopped shallots, parsley, onion and especially mushrooms. Who was he and what's the name of this "sauce"?
77426. What shortened form of the Italian word for "round" is used in art history to refer to an easel painting of circular form?
77427. Does anyone know what picture is hanging on the wall down the hall leading toward Frasier Crane's bedroom?
77428. In the Middle Ages, how could reciting a passage from the Bible save one's life? I can think of two examples.
77429. From where comes the saying "By hook or by crook"?
77431. It was thought to be lost, given that the family of the original owners sold it under the name of another significant artist, but an experienced conservator and a dogged graduate student were eventually able to recognize it for what it was. Now, having gone from an obscure refectory to a museum, it has been the subject of a recent book. What is it, where is it now, and what is that book?
77432. Has the judge in 'The Simpsons' ever been named?
77433. What was the name of the girl on the old BBC test card, with the clown doll and the chalk board?
77434. What is the KRS ONE song that came out between 1992 and 1994 that wasn't on any of his albums with a sample that says "I told ya"?
77435. What genetic disorder, which is a disorder of chromosome 15, will celebrate
its national awareness week from April 29th - May 5th?
77436. On 'Family Guy' can they hear Stewie and understand what he's saying?
77437. Which measure of the upper body is usually the same as foot size in adult humans and once I have this measurement, how do I convert it to my UK, US and European shoe sizes?
77438. I've read that, as a rule of thumb, the northern and western parts of towns and cities are generally more affluent than the southern and eastern parts. Is this true more often than not and if so, why?
77439. Which classic novel is famously associated with both a very long sentence and a very short letter?
77440. What actor or actress won the Bergen Philharmonic Competition in 1980 and from what film is this person most known?
77441. Who is that bearded chap who comes on British TV trying to sell us Safestyle UK windows?
77442. What is common between the Presbyterian Liturgy and the Catholic Church's?
77443. Australia won which previously US dominated race in 1986?
77444. Whose personae did Entertainment Weekly list as "Catholic schoolgirl, dominatrix, witch, diva, spiritual seeker, and mother"?
77445. What feisty Mongol once filled his half-brother with arrows for grabbing a fish off his hook?
77447. Jack Johnson studied film at what university?
77448. Many epistles written by St. Paul end with a brief note about where or by whom it was written. What is the correct term for such a note?
77449. Was Trace Bundy, an instrumental acoustic guitar player, an engineering professor at the University of Colorado, Boulder?
77450. For a 2004 movie an actress was told to model her character after Alec Baldwin's performance in 'Glengarry Glen Ross'. Who is the actress and for what movie was she told this?
77451. Who has designed more golf courses in Japan than any other American?
77452. How old was Gretchen Wilson's mom when Gretchen was born?
77453. What's the difference between a personal narrative and a memoir?
77454. What's the largest roller coaster in the world?
77455. How many X-Men academy students died as a result of decimation? Preview, Kidogo, and Spectre are confirmed alive.
77456. Who originally drew the design for the Phoenix costume in X-Men? He died last year.
77457. Nelly Furtado?s daughter Nevis is named after what?
77458. Who was the top corporate team for 2006 for Calgary's Enerflex Super Cities Walk for MS?
77460. What Elton John album was released in 1987?
77461. Art Garfunkel has a Masters degree in what?
77463. In fall of 2004 Bonnie Raitt participated in the Vote for Change concert tour organized to encourage the defeat of who?
77466. Why is the sun the greatest light source?
77471. What do Hägar the Horrible and Chiquita bananas have in common?
77473. What is the name of the extract from the root of the licorice plant called that is in true licorice candy and how can it affect the body's use of an adrenal gland hormone that helps to regulate sodium and water balance?
77477. Who is Barry Scott, he of the "Cillit Bang" ads?
77478. What was the first book ever published?
77480. What was the first line spoken in the television show "Charmed" and by whom?
77481. When was the first amendment to the US Constituion signed?
77484. In days of old when executions were the chopping off of peoples' heads, how were the aristocrats treated differently than the commoners?
77485. In what ancient English city do they call a street a gate, a gate a bar and a bar a pub?
77486. What military and civilian honours were awarded to French president Charles de Gaulle during his lifetime?
77487. In what movie did a single mom move in with her ex-husband with her son and later dated a TV repairman on behalf of the husband's new girlfriend?
77488. Once upon a time, a man married his employer's widow and devoted the business to creating products for a certain small market segment. He is, in fact, credited with producing the very first example of such an item, and he might have hired a literary individual closely associated with a member of the English clergy to come up with something that has given its name to persons of irritating morality. Eventually, the man had a prestigious prize named after him. Who was he, what is the prize for, and what term for odiously virtuous people first appeared on one of his products?
77490. In which Marlon Brando film was the infamous 'butter up the bum' scene?
77491. What does Brazenhead mean?
77492. Has NASA ever armed their astronauts with weapons of any kind while in space?
77494. With which country did the UK have the long running "Cod War" disputes over fishing rights and why?
77495. What classical artist painted himself as a severed head in one of his paintings?
77497. What Hindi-word for "great queen" illustrates that the language is related to Greek (mega) and to Latin
77498. What is the Turkish word for a "rotating piece of meat on a spit"?