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Questions From Dec 06 08
101503. What is the order of reactivity in the periodic table?
101504. Who was the oldest president of the United States?
101506. How many expansion packs are out right now for The Sims 2?
101508. In April 2008 which country held a contest between an "alligator" and a "mortadella sausage"?
101509. What was the enraging printer error message Michael Bolton kept receiving in 'Office Space'?
101510. What famous French poet, born in Italy of a Polish mother, died not of wounds, but of Spanish flu two days before the end of the First World War?
101511. Which English word for a kind of prison is directly derived from a French word for the tower or keep at the bottom, of which such prisons were found in medieval times?
101512. What Spanish cardinal thought it, in 1499, an excellent idea to coerce all Spanish Muslims and Jews into Baptism?
101513. What is the oldest known case of book burning for ideological reasons?
101514. What one event shown in 'The Boy in the Striped Pajamas' would have been impossible?
101516. What food is the Bread of Heaven?
101517. In Dutch, what is 'ontzuiling?'
101518. In Dutch, what is a Patroon?
101519. What was a Villein?
101520. What Asian country has had no elections since 1962?
101521. Who won the third FIFA World Cup?
101523. Which FIFA World Cup was canceled because of a war?
101524. Why do some people refer to a drink of orange juice as a "Ricky" especially in a pub or bar?
101526. Why does steam come out of manhole covers in some cities?
101527. What is zeitgeist?
101528. What law says you have to pay the income tax?
101529. In the film 'The First Great Train Robbery' what is the name of the piece of music being played by the two women on the pianos while Connery and Sutherland look for the key?
101530. Which is the only airline in the world whose planes have never met with an accident?
101531. What is the only bone in the human body that does not connect to the other bone?
101532. What is the only planet that rotates clockwise?
101533. Is it true that the Greyhound dog has the best eyesight among other breeds of dogs?
101534. What are the trees that misteltoe is a parasite of?
101535. Is it true that during Elisabeth I's reign, women used a make-up that contained something poisonous?
101536. What is the standard size for interior doors?
101537. Are the Moroccan Berbers from the Somalid race or the Arabid race? I searched in Google Images, some look Arab or Spanish and some look black. My boyfriend is a black Berber from Morocco but his Berber friends vary from brown to white.
101538. Where might one locate Thaddeus McGriff?
101539. How many acres of land was lost in the Dust Bowl?
101541. At which activity did 12 players of Europe defeat the USA team by 33 points in a biennial competition in 2008?
101542. What connects the Chesapeake Canal, Ohio Canal and Frederick Augustus?
101543. What NFL logo is on Kenny Chesney's hat on 'Lucky Old Sun' while he is talking about his new single 'Everybody Wants to go to Heaven' on GAC?
101544. Do Lee and Ellie end up going back out again during 'The Ellie Chronicles' series?
101545. Could the Earth fit between Saturn and its rings?
101546. When was the first Spanish Civil War?
101547. When was the first Spanish Republic?
101548. What is the largest potato?
101549. What movie had the most extras?
101550. Is the hyoid bone the Adam's apple?
101551. Who invented the disco ball?
101553. Coming from Rockefeller's nunnery, three brothers from Limbourg are spending some beautiful hours on the West Coast. With which French nobleman are they associated?
101554. Did the percentage of suicides rise or fall in Europe during World War II?
101555. What part of Spain originally got its name from the Vandals, but is now mainly linked with later occupants, the Moors?
101556. Who was potter to King George the third?
101557. Hugh Grant made the trendy London district Notting Hill world-famous, but what part of London does he call home?
101558. Who of Harry Potter's friends became a professor at Hogwarts?
101559. What is the most common pastime across countries, continents and cultures?
101561. On the TV show 'Seinfeld,' what does Kramer call his prototype bra for men?
101562. What prize did the winners at the ancient Olympics receive? Olive branch wreaths; a jar of sand; 500 drachmae or even sheep. Which is correct?
101563. What was the penalty for cheating at the ancient Olympics?
101565. Who received top billing over the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan show in 1964?
101566. How long does the average session at summer camp last?
101567. How many départements are there at present in France, and who is at the head of such a département?
101568. With what name-change of a Parisian square was a particular French département rewarded in the years following the Revolution because of the promptness with which it had paid its taxes to the new Republic?
101569. How come in the NFC west, Arizona and San Fran, have the same record as the AFC west with Denver and San Diego having a 8-5 and 5-8 accordingly, but Arizona has already clinched their division?
101570. What are state senators and I thought there were only two senators per state?
101571. Is Mark Leno a senator?
101572. When was the last battle in which elephants were used?
101575. What incident during a bullfight at Ronda in Spain changed the nature of bullfighting into a sport for fighters-on-foot rather than for horsemen?
101576. What famous Spanish painter's father was himself a painter specialising in "pigeons" and was for that reason nicknamed "El Palomero"?
101577. In what city does Winter Wonderland at Swarovski take place?
101578. There is a popular saying that turkeys will drown if they look up in a rain storm. Is this actually true?
101579. Besides the Dallas Cowboys and the Detroit Lions what other NFL team has played the most Thanksgiving games?
101581. Was John Wedgewood, son of Josiah, appointed potter to King George the third in 1806?
101582. Which college football team has produced the most Heisman Trophy winners?
101584. In what recipe are holly berries used?
101585. In the 'Forsyte Saga' are Jon and Fleur related? If so, what is the relation?
101586. Dating back 30,000 years ago - these were developed by the Persians, the Chinese, the Romans, the Native Americians, the Mayans and the Aztecs?
101588. If Hebrews 11 is the chapter of faith and I Corinthians 13 is the chapter of love, what is the chapter of hope?
101589. In the new Christmas TV special "Olive, the Other Reindeer," what gift does the Pope receive?
101590. Mr. Jerry Garcia often played and sang a song about "Reuben." What is the correct title of this song?
101591. This vitamin has been found to be counterproductive to chemotherapy by protecting this organelle of cancerous cells. Which organelle?
101592. This 9 year old Cheshire lass outslimed an Australian in this gastropodic slugfest, upholding the family tradition of record breaking. Her mother is in the books for doing what?
101593. This black widow, ignominiously cannibalized, was rescued from an Asian cyclops and his snakes near Hollandia and will hopefully soar again from Reading. Who is expected to soar with her when that day comes?
101594. In 2014, an ounce of him will reach a new horizon, flying past a now demoted whole new world. What will take him there?
101595. On 'Will & Grace' does Karen Walker ever reside anywhere other than the Palace Hotel?
101596. At the start of a cricket match how many pieces of wood are there on the field of play?
101597. Which airport in the Hebrides begins with a B?
101598. If one million dollars worth of Microsoft stock was purchased in 1984, what would the approximate value be today?
101599. Who first coined the phrase "Easy Listening" to mean popular music that is tuneful and undemanding?
101600. A modern-day Pygmalion has brought his beauty to life. What is his name, and hers?
101602. What was Yoda doing during the events of 'Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope'?
101603. Most homes have an Oil Palm for a Christmas tree which is decorated with bells. What country am I?
101605. What did the current Governor of Illinois do wrong while in office at the State House?
101607. When King Cnut first conquered England, what were the four earldoms he redivided the country into?
101608. Cells can be as small and as large as what?
101609. Tennis player Martina Navratilova defected to the West in what year?
101610. What year was the first Liverpool versus Everton football match played?
101611. What difference is there between the terms "torero" and "matador"?
101612. Why can't cells keep growing?
101613. What difference is there in size and in function between a capa and a muleta in a bullfight?
101614. The common rootword for English church and Scottish kirk is Greek kyriakon. What does kyriakon literally mean?
101615. What frontera (frontier) is meant in the Spanish place name Jerez de la Frontera?
101616. What was Danegeld?
101617. Who is called the Patron Saint of Engineers?
101618. Who were the Jomvikings?
101619. Who were known as "the Black Gang from Arum"?
101620. Who is the black woman who was featured in the music video for Toto's hit song 'Africa'?
101621. What Census Bureau category do you fall into if you are classified as a POSSLQ?
101622. Despite dropping temperatures, what are San Francisco Bay Area residents not permitted to use tonight and why?
101623. This bloke who won an aria rode not a wee tinny to navigate within cooee of the coathanger but a humungous maton, making like Huck Finn, all to make you happy. Who is this ridgy-didge fair dinkum Ozzie?
101624. A study found that mice with a particular gene were up to par for fighting aggressive cancers, a finding that is hoped to be recreated in humans. What is this gene that someday may make humans up to par for defeating a wide variety of cancers?
101625. This 50 year old Aurora, dormant in a circus, was recreated a pixel at a time by snoozing celebrities in the name of a hospital charity. In what circus did she repose?
101626. What was on the first stamp printed for Christmas?
101627. What is the number of mechanical dolls that Drosslemeyer brings to Clara's house in 'The Nutcracker'?
101628. What does David Foster have to do with the Paul Simon song 'Bridge Over Troubled Water?'
101629. Why is the Philippines called the Philippines?
101631. What, if any, is the connection between kickboxing, Magellan and King Philip?
101635. In the English language, is the string of letters 'ough' the one-syllable letter combination that produces the most possible sounds when pronounced in words, such as rough, bough, cough and dough?
101636. What happened to Ashley who used to be in the Pussycat Dolls?
101637. In the field of pathology, what are tigers and pussy cats?
101638. Professional football was legalised in Britain in what year?
101641. What is the current value of one troy ounce of pure silver?
101642. What is the complete name of King Philip?
101643. Who was the first man to appear on the cover of American Vogue?
101644. Is Kix Brooks of Brooks & Dunn related to Garth Brooks?
101645. The Romans called them "puellae Gaditanae" and appreciated their dancing skills. Lord Byron praised (one of them) in a poem, Luis Mariano did the same in a song. Where in Spain do these "belles" hail from?
101646. What event takes place traditionally on Sundays in many Andalusian towns, "a las cinco de la tarde" and "si el tiempo lo permite?"
101649. What was the official given name of the ship in which Christopher Columbus returned home to Spain after his so-called "Discovery of America?"
101650. According to George Lucas, the Star Wars galaxy is how many light-years away from us?
101651. Who was the Compiègne-born French bishop who influenced Columbus in believing that the Indies could be reached by the West, and whose "Image of the World" was among his bedside books?
101652. How did the Barbara Stanwyck movies "My Reputation" and "Forty Guns" both have their main characters with the same name, Jessica Drummond?
101653. What is Aljamiado?
101654. What was Origenism?
101655. Was Ernest Hemingway ever a matador?
101656. What is Sagittarius A?
101657. Why do the British treasury want inflation to be at 2% and not below or zero?
101658. When did London Underground start replacing the current outdoor station roundels with the older design with dashes above and below the middle letters (-ndergroun-)?
101660. How is the UFC fighter with the scalp tattoo ?Koei-Kan? related in name to Gary Stevens? character in 2003?s ?Seabiscuit??
101661. How is the maternal grandfather of Junie Beatrice Jones related in name to a predecessor of the post presently held by Dalton James Patrick McGuinty, Jr.?
101662. How is the melting point of propane in Celcius related to the lyrics, "A gaping hole...(shot through my heart), a lost connection from your poison dart"?
101663. How is the film debut of Philip Andre "Mickey" Rourke, Jr. related to the birth of Barret Eugene Hansen?
101664. "LeBron James, the David Beckham of US basketball." A recent answer contained the above quotation. Exactly what qualities does LeBron James share with David Beckham to merit this description?
101665. In what circumstances does a bullfight end with a puntilla?
101666. What sort of tool is a descabello?
101667. Are there any other parts of the dead bull's body that a matador may be rewarded with "for extreme skill and courage" by the president of the corrida than the ears or the tail?
101668. Are an espada and an estoque the same tools?
101669. Who said, "Johnny Haynes' left foot was so reliable and dependable that it could have been used for the delivery of registered letters"?
101670. What is ball lightning?
101671. Does Cartman from 'South Park' sing the "Dead, Dead, Dead" song?
101672. What are the main distinctions between American English and Canadian English?
101673. What are the main distinctions between New York and Los Angeles dialect?
101674. Which ABBA songs exist in Swedish version?
101675. Which ABBA members were married to each other, and are they still married?
101676. What are Axl Rose's siblings' names?
101677. What is a 2:1 Honours degree and the Australian equivalent?
101678. What is "hammerspace"?
101679. What item associated with computers was invented 40 years ago: the keyboard, the printer, the floppy disk, or the mouse?
101680. How is "John the Baptist of the age of the American university? related in name to the death of Van Johnson ?
101681. How is the author of the poetry collection 'The Lady is Cold' related in name to a post-secondary institution featuring alumni Jim O'Keeffe and Robin Lorenson?
101682. How is Adam Storke's character in 'Death Becomes Her' (1992) related in name to Anne Hagen in 'Winged Creatures' (2008)?
101683. How is a Canadian recipient of the 1995 Peabody Award related to the Anglicized form of the Irish name Caoimhín?
101684. What word describes the greater holiness of generations closer to the patriarchs?
101685. Why is a crossbar in football/soccer called a crossbar?
101686. When William the Conqueror proposed to Matilda of Flanders, what was her initial response?
101687. Who in Europe are the true "franco-phones" if we take the term literally in the sense of "speakers of a Frankish (=Germanic!) language"?
101688. What was the name of the cartoon show from the mid to late 1970's that had a group of kids that became a superhero force and battles an evil space nemesis?
101689. What is the name of a makeshift camp toilet called?
101690. What is the Apache name shouted when jumping from a plane?
101691. What is the transport called in NE Italy that is any colour you like as long as it is black?
101692. What is Canadian Raising? Please include sound examples.
101693. What is Maritimer English?
101694. What was only place outside Europe to have its own distinct name in Irish?
101695. What is Yat, in terms of language?
101696. On "That 70s Show," did Jackie's father ever appear on screen?
101697. What is the Grecian soccer club promoted to the league in 2008 after being relegated 5 years previously?
101698. What is the exact meaning of Hebrew "peleg" and to which Greek word for "sea" could it be related?
101699. Is there anything "White" about Belarus/ White-Russia that can explain the translation of "belu"/ "bielo" as a colour adjective, or could Belu/Bielo also have another meaning?
101700. What is the meaning of -mark in the name Denmark and is it in any way comparable to -mark in Hitler's name Ostmark for Austria?
101701. What do these three words have in common polish, job, herb?
101702. Can science explain why most galaxies contain super massive black holes at their centers?
101703. How many people die in the movie "Fargo"?
101704. What is the name of the man who threw his shoes at George W. Bush in Iraq?
101705. In "Hogan's Heroes" was Colonel Hogan married?
101706. With a stay issued on September 11, 2008 for his execution, what is next for Robert Lee Yates?
101707. In Salish, what word means "children of the sun"?
101708. What is the newsworthy link between William Sherman, Fay Wray and a B-25 Mitchell bomber?
101709. What links the names David Nott, Monifa and Donna?
101710. How should one pronounce Betelgeuse?
101711. What is the literal meaning of Polje in "Kosovo Polje"?
101712. What is the meaning of the word "Anatolica" in a botanical term?
101714. Does 'Greek' only apply to the Greek language, or could you say it about a person ("a Greek")? Or is he or she just called a Grecian?
101715. What is considered the "home arena" of the WWE?
101717. When did the Quiet Revolution in Quebec start?
101718. Who was the first Republican presidential candidate who was not previously a member of the Whig party?
101719. Was there ever a lawsuit other than Oregon v. Mitchell that involved mostly the 26th Amendment?
101720. If someone stood on the westernmost point of mainland Alaska and looked across the Bering Strait on a clear day, can that person see Russia?
101721. What is the oldest known spider web in the world?
101722. The constitution of which US state bars both atheists and ministers from office? "From office" is a bit too broad but the exact words are too googleable.
101723. On the TV show "Seinfeld", what annoying habit does Jimmy have?
101724. Where is a STONITH device used?
101725. On 'Everybody Loves Raymond' what was Debra Barone's maiden name?
101726. What is the name of the first locally made hybrid vehicle to be on market in China?
101727. What are "Zero-day" vulnerabilities?
101728. Can one contract Phthirus pubis if one has no pubic hair?
101729. How is the pen name Eirenaeus Philalethes related in a familial way to Obama's newly-named Education Secretary?
101730. On 'Cheers' what number did Sam Malone wear when he played for the Boston Red Sox?
101731. Who regularly played a guitar version of the United States national anthem in his concerts?
101732. What is the connection between Michael Bloomberg, The Beatles and Wagener?
101733. What is the connection between Apsley House, Nottingham and Nancy Sinatra?
101734. What is the connection between the first name of the man who had a dream, a weapon that could be long or cross and the outer wall of a castle or the area surrounded by it?
101735. In the television show 'I Love Lucy' who said this quote, "Had it been a snake, it'd a bit me"?
101736. Has Serbia ever been called Servia in the English language, and if so when did the name change occur?
101737. Who are the only three actors to receive an Oscar nomination for playing multiple characters in a film?
101738. What is the name of the heaviest Olympic weightlifting class?
101739. How come a Slavic country such as Montenegro got a name that sounds so Italian?
101740. If Beijing is the northern capital of China, what is then the southern capital?
101741. Do the Romanians descend from the Romans in any way?
101742. What presidential inaugration was the first to be photographed?
101743. Are the Whos in 'Horton Hears a Who' the same ones that are in 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas'?
101744. In slang why are women often called "broads"?
101745. What is the connection between Dover, Conniston Water, Paul McCartney, The National Motor Museum and Judy Garland?
101746. What is the connection between Shakespeare, The Dome of the Rock and the 2008 Olympic Men's Table Tennis champion?
101747. What is the connection between Paula Yates, Tom Jones, John Ford and Ireland?
101748. What is the connection between Gracechurch St in London, a bed covering and Barney McGrew?
101749. Can you call a dinosaur a relative of a kangaroo?
101750. Why do zebras need black and white stripes all over their body?
101751. In what country is Father Christmas said as "Singdon Lo Lan"?
101752. Which was the first PC game that used an imitation of human voice as part of its sound effects?
101753. Was Kaiser Chiefs's song 'I Predict a Riot' the first song to feature the word "lairy"?
101754. Is there a word that features all five vowels A, E, I, O and U in that order?
101755. What part of Mexico got its name from a misunderstanding between the Spanish conquistadores asking for the name of that area and the natives who said they did not understand the question?
101756. What did Pilgrims throw in (for taste) as quoted in the ?Papa Nes Home Brew Recipe??
101757. How is Detective Bonnaventura on ?Homicide: Life on the Street? related in name to Pigpen in the 1965 chestnut ?A Charlie Brown Christmas??
101758. What is the range of physical symptoms that occur when one deliberately inhales the vapors of Liquid Paper?
101759. Why was Jeffrey Dahmer let go of the U.S. armed forces?
101760. What did Arte Johnson's "Laugh-In" character Tyrone Horneigh mean when he spoke of "walnettos"?
101761. What was the first creature to be ejected from a supersonic aircraft?
101762. What city (now a small village in Albania) is said to have been the second most important city in the Balkans in the 18th century, surpassed only by Constantinople?
101763. Whose father was a gambler and mother was a tailor?
101764. What other region in Spain than Castilia has a name that has been explained as meaning "Land of Castles"?
101765. What famous castle in Poland has a name of which the etymology makes it into a near-synonym of the name of the town where Copernicus lived for the larger part of his life?
101766. What part of South America was described by some of its first explorers as a country of big-footed giants?
101767. How many types of lettuce did Thomas Jefferson have in his garden?
101768. What is the name of "the Man in the Big Yellow Hat" in the Curious George cartoons?
101769. Which squid/octopus is believed to be the missing link between squid and octopus?
101770. What is the average salinity of the ocean?
101771. What is the largest ant, and how much does it weigh?
101772. How strong is the world's strongest beetle and what is its name?
101773. What mountain in the South Shetland Islands is named after a Bulgarian city?
101774. What is the longest river that runs solely in the interior of the Balkans?
101775. What city was the capital of Bulgaria between 681 and 893 AD?
101776. What is the origin of the British version of "cross your fingers", "hold your thumbs"?
101777. If a car tag starts with two letters followed by four numbers how many different combinations are there?
101778. In Olympic athletics, which event takes place over a distance closest to a mile?
101780. Does the human knee bone, the patella, connect to any other bone?
101782. Some years ago there was a comic strip called 'Lolly' about a shapely blond secretary. Can you tell me anything about it and the artist?
101783. In German it is "Ein kleiner weißer Schneemann" and "Vive le vent" in French. What it is in Spanish?
101784. How is the author of 'Chattanooga Sludge' (1996) related in name to a card game by Sciarra known in France as 'Wanted!'?
101785. How is a 1995 Nirvana album, with cover images selected by Frances Bean Cobain, related in name to a "worst picture" nominee for the 1993 Golden Raspberry Awards?
101786. Was the 1974 movie 'Him' allegedly by Ed D. Louie, real?
101787. How much are the shoes that were hurled at George W. Bush worth in American dollars?
101788. In the United States, is the name Jamie more frequent as a girl's name than as a boy's name, or is it the other way round?
101789. What is the closest Christopher Columbus ever came to what is now United States soil?
101790. Why is Cabo de Hornos an "incorrect translation" of Cape Horn?
101791. What landlocked South American country uses a puma shaped lake to train its navy?
101792. Which number is 6 times the sum of its digits?
101793. 'As good now as it's always been' is the advertised slogan for which product?
101794. Though it is so hot in the desert, why do desert people cover themselves from head to toe?
101795. How do grasses grow without our sowing any seeds?
101797. Does rock salt damage cars?
101798. What company or product does this relate too:
Malcolm's muddy footprints?
101799. How tall is the tallest person in the world?
101800. What did Shirley Temple, Enrico Caruso, Irving Berlin and Gene Tunney have in common?
101801. How is the "Andouille Capital of the World" related in name to the person referred to by Prime Minister Denzil Douglas when he acknowledged, "We have to be certain that there is a deterrent among our people in taking another man's life," on December 19, 2008?
101802. How is Lucius Fenton in the 1926 film ?Money Talks? related to a pseudonym of the man who penned ?The Cricket on The Hearth??
101803. How is the musician behind "Save The Moon" (1997) related in name to the inventor of the knork?
101804. On an epee it can be Spanish, French or Italian. How is it related to Charles John Huffam Dickens? raven?
101805. Why are Swedish fish candy so named?
101806. What is a banhammer?
101807. Famed American illustrator Norman Rockwell painted a portrait of which US president?
101808. In 'The Last of the Mohicans' what is Hawkeye's full name?
101809. What causes pregnant women to produce excess gas?
101810. How did the legend of standing an egg on its bottom come to be associated with both Christopher Columbus and Fillipo Brunelleschi?
101811. Is it true that the national anthem of South Korea is to the same tune as "Auld Lang Syne"?
101812. Where does the phrase 'a basket case' meaning someone who is somewhat insane, come from?
101813. Did Old English speakers assign gender to all nouns?
101814. What got Britains all shook up in February of 2008?
101815. Harrison Ford returned as who this year, 2008?
101816. What is the difference between baking soda and baking powder?
101817. Why doesn't drinking water ease the strong burning sensation caused by eating hot peppers?
101818. How did Zoleykhah Kadkhoda escape execution?
101819. What was the full-time profession of the man that invented the first machine to automate the production of candy canes?
101820. How is the statement, ?As a Usenet discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler approaches one? related to the illustrator of Rusty Riley?
101821. How is the ficticious man inside of "Bozo The Iron Man" related in name to 1980's "The Transit of Venus"?
101822. How many bones are there in each human body hand and leg?
101823. What are the names of the seven seas?
101824. What is the heaviest organ in the human body?
101826. Why don't birds get frostbite on their feet?
101827. What would I have to do if I wanted to become a citizen of the United Kingdom?
101828. If you put a hot hairdryer on your skin, would it do any damage to the skin?
101829. What's the name of a female comic strip character who has dark curly hair, has a square face and a fairly pronounced jaw?
101830. He never shot anything down, but he'd like to shoot something up. A quixotic inventor has applied for a patent for a method of beating global warming. What's his name?
101831. On a Diet Mountain Dew commercial it states that men are four times more likely to get struck by lightning than women. Is this true and why would it be true?
101832. How much does it cost to maintain one finished mile of interstate freeway per year?
101833. In what year did different colours of Smarties (the chocolate with a sugar outer shell version) stop tasting different?
101834. How did the Moleskine notebook get its name?
101835. What is the name of the candle used to light the candles on the Minorah?
101836. What is used in Romania to cure a hangover?
101837. An old and wealthy family of ice cream makers decorate their mansion elaborately every year at Christmas. What is their name, where is the mansion, and can you provide a picture of it?
101840. What is the meaning of the word extispicy?
101841. What is the time it took the wise men from the East to visit the manger of Jesus called?
101842. What article or group of articles is the most sold in the world?
101843. How is the father of Hunahpu and Ixbalanque related in name to the Japanese tsuchibue?
101844. Who is likely entombed in Saqqara next to the inscription and an image of a seated woman?
101845. What is the name of the January lottery that follows "El Gordo"?
101846. How is the owner of Binky Betsy related to the line preceding, ?I did a dance on Mommy's plants, climbed a tree and tore my pants??
101847. What is a Jansenist?
101850. Who was the first monarch to abolish capitol punishment?
101851. Failing repeatedly to be accepted by a medical school, this young man decided he didn't want to be a lab technician for the rest of his life and eventually set up shop with an old school friend. But not in the field of medicine! They made a fortune and even forced Pillsbury to settle a suit out of court, and are now semi-retired in a small Vermont town. Who is this person who rose from defeat to fame, and what is his product?
101852. Dashing through green mountains, this whitewater river was named for an odiferous member of the lily family. What's its name, and where is it?
101853. What animal did the Carthaginians use to defeat the Romans at sea during the 3rd century BC?
101854. Before the most recent one, what was the last song that placed both number one and number two on the UK charts by two different singers?
101855. What is the convent of Port-Royal?
101856. What was the name of the thick brown/black liquid parents used to give their children for stomach aches that tasted like licorice?
101857. Who was the boy who played the uncredited role of the naked goatherd in Powell and Pressburger's "A Matter of Life and Death"?
101860. Which Hollywood star recorded The Christmas Song in 1984: George Clooney, Billy Crystal or Peter O'Toole?
101862. What word, from the fact that the audience issue from it, is given to the passageway in a Roman Theatre?
101863. Where and when was the world's biggest firework display before 2008?
101864. When The Simpsons met Tony Blair in London, who did they think he was?
101865. Who had a hit song called "Talk Talk?"
101866. Can dogs get bloody noses?
101867. On what day, month, and year did the American War of 1812 end?
101868. What effect does the "midnight sun" have on people?
101869. What colleges are in the "Patriot League"?
101870. Where would one find ?the Yellow-Striped Minnow that lives in Lake Zice??
101871. How is a half-sister of the person preceded by William IV related in name to a child of Saint Anna of Kashin?
101872. Trivia demons are positively stalking me!
A rental truck from a ubiquitous American company pulled in today with a mythical serpent painted on the side of it. What's his name and story?
101873. How is the Ariel Gazelle related in name to the inventor of the green-bean casserole?
101874. How is the physical address of the Silver Gulch Brewing and Bottling Company the same as one of the fifty words found in ?Green Eggs and Ham??
101875. What member of the US Constitutional convention had a false leg and what accident was he in that caused this disability?
101876. What are the "Redeemed Cantons", and why were they called so?
101877. What is "the fourth estate"?
101878. What is a roadrunner?
101879. Where does the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia have its seat?
101881. Who was captured for the Boston Strangler murders and what was his punishment?
101882. What was the largest Christmas tree on record?
101883. Was there an episode in which Andy did not appear on the Andy Griffith Show?
101884. In Archaeology and Geology, what term is used to express time prior to 1950 in relation to carbon-dating?
101885. Who introduced the Christmas tree to England?
101886. How many muscles move when a human being smiles and frowns?
101887. Which are the only "doubly landlocked" countries in the world?
101888. What is the reason that in India new Bollywood movies are released on Friday?
101889. In simple words, what is Muhajir?
101890. What was the very first Christmas carol ever composed?
101891. Are there any countries that do not celebrate Christmas?
101892. What is Mrs. Claus' first name?
101893. Where did NORAD first spot Santa Claus entering the U.S. Northern Command areas of responsibility?
101894. Who is Snowzilla and how is he terrorizing the Anchorage government?
101895. What was Lady Bird Johnson's favorite TV Western to watch while living in the White House?
101896. Who was Satan in the song 'American Pie'?
101898. How can you get chickens or cows in Harvest Moon 64?
101899. According to Richard Thompson's humorous tune, what is the topic of concensus between himself and Pat Matheny?
101900. What is Hotel Sezz best known for?
101901. What is TGIF?
101902. Which objects are massless?
101903. What was Europe's first national park?
101904. What city was the capital of the Crimean Khanate?
101905. This graduate of a prestigious finishing school went into show business over her parents' objections. Know for her distinctive headgear and manner of speaking, and eventually a recipient of the National Medal of Arts, what was her stage name?
101906. Why are blood hounds called by this name?
101907. How does Megan die in the movie "Black Christmas"?
101908. What is the origin of the term "numb nuts"?
101909. What is the origin of the term "hounds tooth"?
101910. What word describes a text in which subsequent words are one letter longer than the previous word in the text, for example, "I am not good doing sundry quizzes"?
101911. Because of what ingredient of a grog did the replacement of the Royal Navy's traditional "ration of beer" by a "ration of grog" have a beneficial effect on the general health of British sailors in the 18th and 19th century (the French kept getting their rations of beer and lost the battle of Trafalgar)?
101912. What is a Doina?
101913. What is Binnenhof?
101914. Who is the leader of Guinea?
101915. Who was the first American president to run a whisky distillery?
101916. What is the highest precentage of alcohol that can be obtained by natural fermentation without any form of distillation?
101917. What link is there between a certain type of alcoholic drink, a British admiral and a type of coat?
101918. Who wrote the Eurovision tune?
101919. Is "drunken boxing" a real martial art or only Hollywood fiction?
101920. Why is "Boxing Day" called this name?
101921. Which country has the world's lowest rate of HIV AIDS?
101922. Where is the world's shortest frontier?
101924. What exactly are Kokila Drops?
101925. The father played the older version of his son in a movie while the son played the older version of his father in a TV series in which they lived at the Elliot Bay Towers, though not at the same time. Who is this real-life father and son duo?
101926. What is a cataract, precipitation or an architectural treasure in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania vicinity?
101927. What is Walter Raleigh?s panacea, a downsizing present or a cutting implement?
101928. Inspired by ninjas, she devised ways to hide in plain sight within skirts that turn to vending machines. Who is she?
101929. Above one, in darts, which is the lowest number that cannot be scored with 2 darts?
101930. Who is the world's fastest man?
101931. Which TV personality is Mrs Nigel Sharrock better known as?
101932. On what occasion is Barbara Cartland reputed to have said "As long as the plots keep arriving from outer space I'll go on with my virgins"?
101934. I am looking for a Randolph Scott movie in which he fights a blind man in a room that has been made totally dark in order to make the fight an even one. Does anyone know which movie this is?
101935. What occasion prompted James Whistler to remark "Mauve is just pink trying to be purple"?
101936. How deep is the world's deepest trench, and what is its name?
101937. Which football player was #37 in the battle of the bay?
101938. What country outside of Europe has the highest per capita alcohol consumption?
101939. What unnative species of squid, made its way into the Monterey Bay recently?
101940. What is the largest dollar amount on a bill in the United States? For example $20 bill, $5 bill, etc.
101941. What is a fiat currency?
101942. Did Namibia ever have the mark as its currency?
101944. Murdered by a gibbering, outlandish fiend, who was found stuffed inside a chimney? And who was the fiend?
101945. Is it true that the Daddy Long Legs spider has the most venomous bite of any spider but its mouth parts are too small to bite humans?
101946. What was the last country to give up the Gold standard?
101947. We call a baby dog, a puppy, but what do you call a middle-aged dog or an old dog?
101948. What is the physical relationship between the resistivity of a material and the material's length?
101949. Had history been kinder, Groote Manuell?s descendants would be very wealthy land owners in this island. Where specifically on what island?
101950. What Lebanese lodging establishment played host to a steamboat pilot turned author, to Boz who wrote of a miser and three sprites and also to a dozen United States presidents?
101951. In the English speaking world, if you answer the phone with this, you may be as ancient as Homer?s boss. Significant to its history, who preferred this phone salutation?
101952. He created a strangely beautiful, singular and almost surreal world for Christina while his brother?s pet project was something more tangible and ubiquitous. If left to stand, what element leaches out of this practical invention?
101953. Buffy was the family dog's name on what television show?
101954. When was the heart symbol first associated with love?
101955. What refers to an ancient spice or a segment of a garlic bulb?
101956. Divine yet decadent, Roman Catholic at the ends but an atheist in the middle, this dramatic woman was the paramour of princes and artists. Which flower relates her to a writer whose name and occupation were the same as his father's?
101957. "A chicken in every pot and two cars in every garage," was said by who?
101958. What is this quote from, "And the truth is I'd rather argue with you than kiss anyone else?"
101960. Besides domestics what kind of cat babies are called "kittens"?
101961. How many battles were there in the American Civil War, from 1861-1865?
101962. What is the name of a baseball player that has an actress for a wife? (3,8)
101963. What name is given to a newley discovered plant yet to be given botanical name?
101964. What does Johnny Depp have to do with an English metalcore band whose third album entered the UK Albums Chart at number 47?
101965. What is the connection between a famed Luxumbourgian composer and a member of one of the bands who toured with The Delicious Tour?
101966. When dried and ground, the lacey membrane of what spice becomes mace?
101967. Who is best known for moving quickly through wooded areas assaulting some of the smaller inhabitants, who are these, and what is the ultimate fate of the assailant?
101968. What is the connection between Maternal Mirror Syndrome and a position that is assumed when the brain in under intense stress?
101969. What does the unicorn, one of the supporters of the Royal Coat of Arms, represent?
101970. We discovered several silk covered spider egg sacks hanging from a web in the basement; each looked like a silk spider with eggs sacks at each leg joint. It was creepy. Did a female lay eggs in the body of a male or were these laid in a molt, and what kind of spider does this?
101971. What is the name of the late Dan Archer's late brother-in-law?
101972. Who was the best man at David Copperfield's marriage to Dora?
101973. Who is a retired boxing and motor racing commentator?
101974. Is there an English saying like this: "A beggar cannot be a chooser"?
101975. If you are "Vene", where are you from?
101976. What was the Livonian Crusade?
101977. Where is Semigallia?
101978. Which English county has the shortest coastline?
101979. Where is the African continent's northern most point?
101980. What actually happens when a woman's "water breaks"?
101981. In old racing parlance what is meant by added to the list?
101982. Did John Lennon ever own a racehorse?
101983. What song was a number one hit in three decades; 1950s, 1960s and 1970s?
101984. Where did the internet term "Rofl Coptor" originate from?
101986. Does Japan recognize Christmas as a national holiday?
101987. What's the largest town in number of inhabitants in Central America?
101988. Who gave us the term Cannibals for "Man-eaters" and what islanders did the term originally refer to?
101989. What different Spanish dialects are the synonymous names Sandiego and Santiago from?
101990. What city name is actually Spanish for "Holy faith"?
101991. What would you call a group of five people?
101992. What is the theme word for label, pass, sheet and square?
101993. What is the physical relationship between current (I) and magnetic flux density (B)?
101994. Does anyone know of a television show that was on probably in the early '90s that took place on a submarine?
101995. Which city had the tallest skyscraper in 1975?
101996. Which city had the tallest apartment building in 1975?
101997. Was Anne Boleyn older or younger than her sister Mary?
101998. What uncredited role did Valerie Harper play in her first movie?
101999. What is the longest losing streak of any team in the NFL?