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Questions From Jul 29 09
107501. What is a wrestling hold that hyperextends the talocrural joint most commonly known as?
107502. Who was the hockey player known as the Old Lamplighter until he received a new nickname?
107503. What is the name of the first song on side one of Grand Funk Railroad's album "E Pluribus Funk"?
107504. I was walking outside when it started raining. I was fortunately wearing a straw hat and I wondered, does rain water damage straw?
107505. What this the fastest speed on record, in MPH, that any person has ever run?
107506. One character's cynical catchphrase is said twice to make another's mocking one. I am refering to which two characters in which cartoon?
107507. A geographical mnemonic for what could be the word MANTLE where N stands for nothing?
107508. What brand of cigarette did Jim Rockford smoke?
107509. Two rival global companies are based in a small town divided by a river and brand loyalty, all because two siblings fell out in World War II. What are the names of the companies, the siblings, the town and the river?
107510. What mountain in New Jersey got its name from Dutch for "lookout" or "observation post"?
107511. Is country and western star Gretchen Wilson married, and if so, for how long?
107512. Is there any evidence that rosemary has beneficial effects on memory?
107513. In the song "Sweet Home Alabama," Lynyrd Skynyrd sings "Well, I heard Mr. Young sing about her". What was that line referring to?
107514. What is the world's oldest colony?
107515. Who said of whom, "They should either be as they are, or not be"? By the way, he said it in Latin.
107516. Scotland has only ever been ranked higher than England once in the FIFA rankings list, in which year?
107517. Who is regarded as the Slovakian Robin Hood?
107518. What was the first overseas colony of France?
107519. Who invented beer, and when?
107520. What is maltheism?
107521. As of July 30, 2009, including downloadable content, what are 25 hardest songs in Rock Band for expert drums?
107522. What were all the Miguzi lineups?
107523. Does liverwurst have liver it it?
107524. What is Ash Wednesday?
107525. What is a good credit score?
107526. What two states have no physical borders with Canada, but share a maritime
border with Canada?
107527. There is a town in Pennsylvania called King of Prussia, I kid you not, where there is an overkill shopping mall. Exactly which King of Prussia was the town named for?
107528. When was the song "Run to the Hills" by Iron Maiden written?
107529. Did Mark Speight commit suicide?
107530. Why did Budd Dwyer commit suicide?
107531. Is there a way to tell apart Chinese people and Japanese people by just looking at them?
107532. Did the 1811 New Madrid earthquake actually
cause the Mississippi River to run backwards?
107533. Paula Harbud was the first person to roll over a monster truck. What was its name?
107534. What Robert Parker song has the following lyrics: "Went to a party the other night, Long Tall Sally was out of sight"?
107535. What is 630 feet tall and 630 feet wide and was designed by Eero Saarinen?
107536. What is the calcaneus commonly known as?
107537. What is the origin of the term "in like a dirty shirt"?
107538. How is the first album by Norma Deloris Egstrom connected to one of the first of three flavours produced by Reuben Mattus? company?
107539. What did Girl Scouts sell during the World War II years when the ingredients for their famed cookies were in short supply?
107540. It is a fictional serpent that can roll after its prey by creating a circle through biting its own tail. It is also something that Lee would surely give away if he couldn?t have his alligator soup. By what word are these two connected?
107541. Why did the firm K. Zildjian Constantinople change its name in 1923?
107542. The last word of many prayers, amen, really means what?
107543. What has more fat, a stick of butter or a Hardee's Monster Thickburger?
107545. Which city is largest by population, Kansas City, Kansas or Kansas City, Missouri?
107546. How, according to at least one humorist, did Annie Oakley miss the opportunity to prevent World War I?
107547. What was the fate of the Swedish couple who recently jumped into their car and headed for the Isle of Capri?
107548. How fast, in MPH does the earth rotate?
107549. Who established, founded or incorporated the USA's fourth largest city, Houston, Texas?
107553. Are there any serious theories as to why so many well-known writers in the English language are also alcoholics?
107555. What percentage of active YouTube users have uploaded at least one video?
107556. Who was Asia's first female president?
107557. What is the origin of the word "crony"?
107558. What was the first oat-based, ready-to-eat cold cereal, now available in other flavors?
107559. Which author/historian wrote the three volume tome titled "The Civil War: A Narrative"?
107560. What is the name of the British duo best known for their hit single "Sweet Like Chocolate"?
107561. What is the name of the fourth album by Little Feat?
107562. Friedrich Loeffler discovered that the Aphthovirus causes this disease?
107563. Fictional or not ? Maxwell House Coffee attributes its slogan ?good to the last drop? to the twenty-sixth President of the United States. Why was the President in Tennessee at the time?
107564. How much was Joyce Ballantyne Brand paid for the iconic image she patterned after her daughter Cheri?
107565. How is DeMatteis and Zeck?s MacDonald related in name to the mag that featured a nude Brian Hugh Warner in March, 1999?
107566. Chapin sang ?He was a very dull boy, very taciturn. Not much of a joiner, he did not want to learn?. Whom was Harry referring to?
107567. By term, not age, who has served the longest as Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court?
107569. What album is "I'm Going In" by Lil Wayne on?
107570. Which 78-year-old British character actor probably best known for his part in a 90s sitcom wrote a 1960s US number one hit?
107571. It has just been revealed that what American led a shocking double life?
107572. Who is Sylvia Levin?
107573. What are the Federal Reserve Banks' purposes?
107574. Has any NBA playwer achieved a quintuple double, i.e. at least ten points, rebounds, steals, assists, and blocks in one game?
107575. Does Brock Lesner have kids?
107576. With which club did Alex Ferguson launch his managerial career in 1974?
107577. From where do we get the strange word "doohickey"?
107579. Except for broad beans, aka fava beans, what foods should G6PD deficient people strictly avoid?
107580. What genetic disorder disables the consumption of alcoholic drinks and beverages?
107581. Whose birthday is celebrated as National Youth Day in India every year?
107582. What does the Olympic flame symbolize?
107583. Where are the largest coal deposits in India?
107585. Which satellite helps to telecast TV Network all over India?
107588. When someone suffers a gunshot wound, or other major physical trauma, what does it mean when they "go into shock"?
107589. Why is it that a college football game between the University of Michigan and the University of Delaware might be very confusing?
107590. What is the highest domed stadium in the United States, from grass to the exact center of the dome?
107591. Does John Cena have any kids?
107592. Do jellyfish serve any use to humans?
107593. Which saint advocated for prositution in order to prevent adultery?
107594. Aside from Vatican City, which countries are known to have not produced a serial killer?
107595. In 1994, a small Montana town honored this animal by unveiling a bronze sculpture in his likeness. What town and what animal?
107596. What comedian had an audience of thousands searching for his lost contact lens?
107597. Years ago I had a world map showing two capitols of Bolivia. One of course was La Paz. If I remember correctly the other was Sucre, or something like that. What was that all about?
107598. When describing the physical properties of a wave, one half of the distance from trough to crest is known as what?
107599. How many saints are there?
107600. Who is the Bonus Jonas?
107601. Has Obama actually pulled all troops out of Iraq?
107602. Which Illinois band did brothers John and Jeff Murphy start?
107603. What is the name of the Jewish holocaust memorial created by Gyula Pauer and Can Togay?
107604. What '80s husband and wife duo had the top hit "I Can't Wait"?
107605. What is name of the longest song on Elvin Bishop's album "Let it Flow"?
107606. What MLB National league teams have won two or more World Series in a row?
107607. How many times have the Jonas Brothers appeared on the Rolling Stone cover?
107608. What was the first video played on CMT?
107609. In Canada we call it the civic long weekend, in the United States they call it what?
107611. Who was the Ancient Greek god or goddess of war?
107612. A polar bear fishing in the Thames? No, not a sign of climate change (or of the end of the pollution there), but a real bear catching real fish. When could this have been last seen?
107613. In 1979 ELO sang, "I see the distant lights that left behind the day." In 1958 Binney & Smith re-branded a colour that was not Cold War-sensitive. How are these two facts related?
107614. How are the claws of a Simurgh related to an official title of the man who succeeded Zewditu I?
107615. How is Balboa?s customized license plate in Rocky IV related in name to a pseudonym of Sasha Martin?
107616. ?Stately, plump Buck Mulligan came from the stairhead, bearing a bowl of lather on which a mirror and a razor lay crossed? ? how is a 1904/06 book by the author of the aforementioned line related in name to William Chris Spradlin?
107619. What Apollo mission spent the most time working on the moon?
107621. Is it true that Hitler's hat was custom built to serve as a helmet, lined with metal and weighing several pounds?
107622. How is Plagodis pulveraria related in name to a Crayola colour retired in 1990?
107623. What famous French novel has a Léon, a Rodolphe, and then again a Léon as lovers of the novel's heroine?
107624. Who in what great American novel survives from a shipwreck by clinging to a coffin?
107625. What was the title of the original version of Leo Tolstoy's "War and Peace"?
107626. Who was the English bishop who in 1860 asked a famous biologist and evolutionist if it was on his grandfather's or on his grandmother's side that he claimed descent from a monkey?
107627. Who was the English novelist who in 1815 dedicated one of her best works to the future George IV?
107629. When was the first pair of commerical "sneakers" made and released to public and by what company?
107630. Where is Miller Park stadium?
107631. What is the most expensive food per pound? Caviar? Certain truffles?
107632. How many peppercorns are in a cup?
107633. Has there been put forth a plausible reason why Australia has what seems to be a disproportionate amount of poisonous species of snakes, scorpions, spiders, the box jellyfish, even a tree and a bird?
107634. For almost all of college football history, Yale University had more wins than any other football team. When were they passed and who passed them in total wins?
107635. What bird figures prominently in the Zoroastrian burial rights?
107636. Is it true that most of Australia was forested when the Aborigines first arrived?
107637. Cambodia just banned what controversial event?
107638. What was Ray Liotta's role in "Field of Dreams"?
107639. Contraband Days celebrates which famous pirate?
107640. What dessert "Makes your eyes light up, your tummy say 'Howdy'"?
107641. What is between "Good" and "year"?
107642. Which actor was Tonto in the TV series 'The Lone Ranger'?
107643. How did the name Camden Yards come about for the name of the stadium for the Baltimore Orioles? I thought Camden was in New Jersey?
107644. What is the name of the town where the phosphorescent bay in Puerto Rico is located?
107645. What beer that is no longer made, had three intertwined rings or circles as its trademark?
107646. What is the beer to have when you're having more than one?
107647. Who did Adolf Hitler dedicate Mein Kampf to?
107649. Where can I get a fish license for my pet fish Eric? He's a halibut.
107650. Why is it that in many US states, one is not required to wear a motorcycle helmet, but is required to wear a seat belt?
107651. What was the Thule society?
107652. Are there some ant species that enslave other ants?
107653. In an electric storm, are you more vulnerable to being struck by lightening if you are using an umbrella?
107654. I was very impressed when a friend told me about being in a rainfall during 90 degree fahrenheit or 32 celsius weather. What is the highest recorded air temperature during a sustained rainfall?
107655. Which English player scored a hat trick against Real Madrid in the 1980s?
107656. I once read a book called "Stranger Than Science". One of the many unexplained events was about people having their photograph taken while they were standing at a window watching an electric storm. Their image remained on the glass. Has a case like this ever been fully documented?
107657. Have any known human cultures existed that recognized only three or two weather seasons rather than four?
107658. Did Hitler have any kids?
107659. What kind of bird is seen in the "Blue Planet" documentary series that can fly for long periods of time and swim/fly underwater to catch fish?
107660. What can one do to offend Fenoderee?
107661. How is the birthplace of a prominent musician once in the band Teak And The Smokey related in name to the musician behind ?Did I Shave My Back for This??
107662. Where did Mike Farrell propose to the niece of Nanette Fabray?
107663. What song was played at the funeral of Peter Sellers because he hated it?
107664. Who did the director of the film that Dorothy Stratten was filming at the time of her tragic death marry in 1988?
107665. Was the death of Francois Maurice Marie Mitterrand declared to be a natural death or suicide?
107666. What was the irony involved with Das Besteran's writing competition held in the late 1970s?
107667. Who was the first person 'assisted' by Dr. Jack Kevorkian?
107669. What is the length of the longest known giraffe's tongue?
107670. Members of the Society of Jesus are much better known as Jesuits. From where did they get the later name?
107671. What is another name for the whale-headed stork?
107672. What is the name of the comet that crashed into Jupiter in July of 1994?
107673. What is the name of the band with the following members: Sammy Hagar, Michael Anthony, Joe Satriani and Chad Smith?
107674. From where was the Apostle Paul?
107675. What does "my dogs are barking" mean?
107676. I am aware that the the British sometimes are called "Poms". From where does this term originate?
107677. In the JK Divorce Video, what is happening in slow motion?
107678. Who said in a segment regarding texting while driving, "People on the road can turn an LOL into a great big OMG!"?
107680. What name is given to a fruit with the seeds on the outside, if there is one?
107681. In 2006, who received a FIFA award for the most beautiful goal to have been scored in World Cup history?
107682. When should one use "onto" as opposed to "on to"?
107683. Who was the only U.S. President to afterwards serve in the U.S. House?
107684. Many years ago there was a police show on TV called 'Hill Street Blues.' What city was it supposed to depict and where was it actually filmed?
107685. Why was the animal bull chosen to use with the expletive "bullsh*t?" Why not a moose or an elephant, etc.?
107686. What is the current spat between the UK and the US?
107687. Is Stone Cold still wrestling?
107689. With which country does UNO have an agreement of oil for food?
107690. On what date is World Food Day observed?
107691. What is the meaning of secular state?
107692. Which bird is the national bird of United States of America?
107693. What age were four of the first six U.S. Presidents, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and John Quincy Adams, when they were inaugurated?
107694. Which of the Nazi leaders was a transvestite?
107695. Which football code is only ever played between Australian and Irish teams?
107696. Oh, so many years ago, there was a band called Ultimate Spinach. I know of at least two records they made. Is there perhaps a third or more?
107697. What is a sermon called in a Catholic Mass?
107698. From the year 2000 to 2100, when will there be months without a full moon?
107700. What is the life expectancy of a dragonfly?
107701. Considered to be one of the worst of all time, this album cover features which R&B singer sitting on a toilet?
107702. What is a cross-quarter day?
107703. What type of car was the green convertible the dapper John Steed drove in 'The Avengers'?
107704. Why were no cents made by the U.S. Mint in 1815?
107705. What is the name of the 11 megawatt solar panel power plant in Portugal? I never can remember.
107706. At what angle is the label affixed on a bottle of Johnny Walker whisky?
107707. These unique tiny frogs are found in the island of Puerto Rico; do you know their name?
107708. Is there any scientifically attested geological phenomenon as a "sand fountain"? That is to say, can there be a substantial and prolonged eruption of sand from the desert floor as a result of the venting of naturally occuring gas deposits or gas issuing from pipes associated with oil extraction?
107709. In which movie did Mick Jagger reportedly have real-life sexual relations with an actress?
107710. In how many episodes of 'The Twilight Zone' did William Shatner play a starring role?
107711. What Californian county is Sonoma Country Day School in?
107712. What is the name for the fragment of paper created when a hole punch is used?
107713. What canal joins the Pacific Ocean and Atlantic Ocean?
107714. Why are some people more prone to getting struck by lightning than others?
107715. What is the difference between a bungalow, cottage, and a cabin?
107716. What is called ?a celebration of feminine beauty? by Italians?
107717. What is colder, -40 C. or -40 F.?
107718. Which is the only fish able to hold objects in its tail?
107719. From which alphabet did all Western alphabets originate?
107720. What is generally regarded as the last major battle on British soil?
107721. When it comes to houses, what is a rambler?
107722. Who made the devil sell him his soul?
107723. Does every word ending in x have es after it when it is plural, such as fixes, saxes, vexes? Are there any plurals of x ending words that don't end in es?
107724. It had 32,233 shelterbelts, 220 million trees and was 18,600 miles long! What could it be?
107725. Regarding paint spray tips, what does .517 mean?
107726. Why does Johnny Walker Swing have a rounded bottom?
107727. Have any father and son appeared in the same movie and played the same character or person?
107728. At which hotel did the Roscoe Arbuckle scandal occur?
107729. What protest, in recorded history, had the largest number of people in attendance?
107730. Who currently is the only president of the Philippines who has not during their term of presidency tried to extend their rule by amending the constitution?
107731. Leeds has only ever played Exeter City once at Elland Road, in what year?
107732. In the earlier episodes of the TV series M*A*S*H, Radar was mailing an army jeep home one piece at a time. Was there ever any mention of it later to indicate if he succeeded in this endeavor?
107733. What color are Jason Aldean's eyes?
107734. When Halley's comet is next visible in 2061, will it be brighter in the sky than it was in 1986, or fainter?
107735. What disputed real estate was attacked by warplanes when mistaken for a submarine?
107737. As concerns the U.S. Government, what happened on January 8, 1835 that never happened before that date, and has never happened since?
107738. "It's not the heat, it's the humidity." What is considered to be the most humid nation? (This question was asked before but no site link was given.)
107739. Who are the senators who voted against Justice Sotomayor's confirmation?
107740. The U.S. Army and the U.S. Navy both work for the same government and fly the same flag. However, the two services observe different ceremonies concerning the time and manner in which the national flag is daily raised and lowered. What are the differences?
107741. A group of paleontologists found a prehistoric cave and one of them is congratulated by a younger son, who writes a telegram to his dad explaining the discovery. Who discovered the cave?
107742. What does it mean when a beer is described as a "triple"?
107743. What difference is there between a trappist beer and an abbey beer?
107744. Does the term "high fermentation" imply that a beer is stronger in degrees of alcohol?
107745. What is the literal meaning of the term "lager" when talking about beer?
107746. R.I.P. What was director John Hughes' last film?
107747. What is a "Laker" as in the L.A. Lakers?
107748. One of largest radio telescopes is located in which town of Puerto Rico?
107749. Lynette Alice Fromme will soon be free to walk among us. When was the last time that she was denied?
107750. When were the coins struck that were found in the Hoxne Hoard?
107751. How is a 67-year-old U.S. aircraft recently discovered near Anticosti Island related in name to the Four Preps? journey ?forty kilometers in a leaky old boat??
107752. What tragic link is shared by Canadians Donald Marshall, Jr. and Simon Marshall (no relation)?
107753. What is a Hokie, as in the Virginia Tech Hokies?
107754. Why does a cat not recognize itself in a mirror?
107757. Rumors claim that a large deposit of Confederate gold is hidden where?
107758. The Uro Archipelago in what South American lake consists of about forty inhabitable islands made of woven totora reeds?
107760. Was Helen Keller completely blind and deaf? And how did she communicate?
107761. Is 'Triple H' married and does he have kids?
107762. What world record resulted after a meeting between journalist Dick Fagan and leprechaun Patrick O'Toole?
107763. What is the major plot difference between the silent version of the "The Ten Commandments" of 1923 and the more modern 1956 "The Ten Commandments"?
107764. Did Dr. Hook and The Medicine Show ever get their "picture on the cover of the Rolling Stone"?
107765. Only two professional athletes were drafted by three different professional US sports leagues. Who are they?
107766. How can a person tell the difference between an ambrotype and a daguerrotype?
107767. Is there any biological difference between a rabbit and a hare? If so, what is the distinction between the two?
107768. Who came off the bench to equalise twice and then score the winning penalty for Rangers in the 2008 CIS Cup?
107770. Are Sumo wrestlers known to suffer from heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, and other health concerns that are known to be associated with obesity?
107772. What is the National flower of Pakistan?
107773. What is the full form of Windows NT?
107774. Whose autobiography is titled "I am Prepared to Die"?
107775. Who was the youngest person to become the Prime Minister of India?
107776. How are hornets and wasps different?
107777. What German brand name for a type of shandy suggests that it is a very suitable drink for bicycle-riders?
107778. Why do we read left to right?
107779. What bird lays the largest egg?
107780. What type of fish lives the longest and therefore makes a good pet?
107781. What are the next comets or asteroids that should be visible with the naked eye?
107782. Is famous "Jeopardy" champ Ken Jennings in a television commercial for the 'GoToMeeting' service?
107783. On "Gunsmoke," was Miss Kitty ever married?
107785. In the last episode of "Dick and Dom in da Bungalow", the grand prize was for the winner to be made into a character in a video game. Does anyone know what game they were made into?
107787. What is Ockham's Razor?
107788. In MLB, when did the "rally cap" become popular with fans, and who is given credit for starting it?
107789. What is an Achilles' Heel?
107790. Was Ben Cartwright a grandfather?
107791. What's the fastest an MTA train will go with passengers on board in New York City?
107792. Which former New Zealand prime minister once said that New Zealanders who migrated to Australia increased the IQs of both nations?
107793. Who was F. Scott Fitzgerald's infamous close relative?
107794. What is the only book in the Bible that does not have the word God?
107795. Did Seena Owen wear the first false eyelashes in the movie "Intolerance" in 1916?
107796. Why can't I find the Islets of Langerhans on nautical maps?
107797. What is the meaning of the word "snowclone"?
107798. What is the Lou Groza Rule?
107799. Why is it that we are supposed to finish our soup by tipping the bowl away from us, while with almost everything else it is permissible to tip the bowl towards yourself?
107801. Is there a car ferry service between the United States and Europe?
107802. Does Queen Maud Land belong to Norway?
107803. Can you travel with a regular passenger boat from Iceland to Greenland?
107804. Which famous explorer was born in Saaremaa, now Estonia, and died in Kronshtadt, Russia?
107805. Why do some men have dangling boobs as women do?
107806. Are the etymologies related for the bird kite and the toy kite?
107807. Can men have breast cancer, too?
107808. In the Charlie Brown comics or movies, did they ever say or mention Lucy's last name?
107809. Before Gandhi, had the world ever seen any successful acts of non-violent civil disobedience?
107810. Who was the first woman to have her name placed in nomination for president at a major party convention?
107811. During the 1969 Woodstock festival, what Beatles' songs were covered by some of the other bands on stage?
107812. How did the convention delegates for the U.S. Constitution in the 1780s decide in which order the first 10 amendments would go?
107813. What is a Hoya, as in the Georgetown Hoyas?
107814. How did Monte respond when Helen asked, "Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable?"
107815. Who are the three Olympic athletes who won a gold medal in an individual event four consecutive times?
107816. What was the original name of Menongue, Angola?
107817. Who is the woman who sang "All God's Chillun Got Rhythm" in "A Day at the Races?"
107818. How many concerts did The Beatles perform?
107819. What is the exact difference between wort and mash in beer-brewing?
107820. Does the term Scotch Ale imply that the beer has been brewed in Scotland?
107821. What Germaan type of beer is usually served with a slice of lemon in the glass?
107822. What type of fermentation is typical of the way in which lambic-beers are brewed?
107823. What must you blend to obtain "gueuze beer"?
107824. What "spice" is not allowed at many MLB parks, and why?
107825. Who scored the first ever goal in the English Premier League in 1992?
107826. Apart from the occasional bit of crop spraying, what do arable farmers do between the sowing and harvest seasons?
107827. What is the usual two word term for putting plants in close proximity so that the presence of one benefits the other, and can you give an example of this method that deters slugs from a garden?
107828. As of 2009, which country has on record the most fatal shark attacks, and which for the most injuries, if different?
107829. Where is the world's largest toy shop?
107830. The name of which Indian river means the "Son of the Creator"?
107831. Which US President was given the code name "Renegade" by his secret service handlers?
107832. Where are the coins in India minted?
107833. India has recently become the sixth country with a nuclear submarine. What are the advantages of countries having a nuclear submarine?
107838. What is the absolute first intercollegiate sporting event that occurred?
107839. What does Fred Durst whisper at the beginning of Limp Bizkit's "My Generation", before he sings the line "if only we could fly"?
107840. Many sports teams have gone from worst to first or from last place to first place in two seasons, but has any team ever gone from winless to undefeated in two years or vice-versa?
107841. I'm searching for information on a short black & white film called "Renaissance" that I saw 20 years ago, but I don't know when it was made. The film was a stop-go about a room slowly coming back together, one piece at a time after an explosion. Any info?
107842. What's the name of that film where the kid runs away from home and ends up living inside a tree and has a pet falcon or something like that?
107843. The high school building that was used in John Hughes' "The Breakfast Club" was also used in what popular movie?
107844. Did Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley ever meet?
107845. What is the tenuous link between the movie "Contact" and the political history of the ancient Assyrian Empire?
107846. Since we are coming upon the 40th anniversary of Woodstock, which is the only band that performed that went to a lot of trouble to prevent their performance from ever appearing on any soundtrack or film, which is why you will never see or hear them associated with it?
107847. How did singer Sandy Denny of Fairport Convention really die?
107848. In Australian sheep shearing, what item is known as a "Jackie Howe", and what did the original Jackie Howe do to be thus immortalized?
107849. Why do Americans say they're going to school when going to college or university?
107850. Thierry Henry became Arsenal's top goal scorer when he surpassed Ian Wright's 185 goals in October, 2005. Who held the record prior to Ian Wright with a total of 178 goals?
107851. Are all volcanoes mountains?
107852. Did Batman ever sue Batman?
107853. What is the title of Stone Temple Pilots' number one album of 1994?
107854. What song is number 17 of 'The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time'?
107855. What is the name of Sheb Wooley's number one monster hit of 1958?
107856. What is the name of the Tangerine Dream album taken from a line of a Tennyson poem?
107857. What sits on top Purple Mountain in China?
107858. What are the names of the beast-like aliens who have a small horn on their nose in the 2000 film "Titan A.E."?
107862. If oenologist is the learned word for a wine-expert, what is then the similar "-logist" word for a beer specialist?
107863. In what way is a Belgian "saison beer" not only a "seasonal beer," but also a well-seasoned one?
107864. What German town is the centre of an area where "smoked beers" are produced?
107865. Why was the fifth of October, 1842 a very important day in the history of beer brewing?
107866. Does the name craft beer, as used in the United States, imply that a particular beer has been produced in a so-called microbrewery?
107867. What exactly is a dry sense of humor?
107869. What is radiation disease?
107873. Is there any place in the United States where one can buy Oranjeboom beer?
107874. What's the origin of the phrase "roman à clef"?
107875. Are singer Garth Brooks and Kix Brooks (of Brooks and Dunn) related in any way?
107876. What is the link between a novel by Jules Verne, Fridtjof Nansen, and Roald Amundsen?
107877. How did a foolish British tourist recently get burned by a woman in a bar?
107878. Time Magazine currently proclaims that exercise does not help with weight loss. Is it time to cancel our gym memberships?
107879. What rock band scheduled to play at Woodstock was unable to make it to the site for their performance because of all the heavy traffic?
107880. What do the letters MiG stand for in the name of the Russian fighter aircraft?
107881. Giovanni Trapattoni managed which club prior to the Republic of Ireland?
107882. Have any of the novels of Taylor Caldwell
ever been made into movies?
107883. In the Degree V12 deodorant commercial, a yellow sports car is driven. What make and model is this car?
107884. When William and Mary ruled England and Scotland, were they known to ever argue?
107885. What is the name of a certain type of coonhound or a layered beer drink poured over a bent spoon?
107886. What company makes the "Original Swiss Army Knife"?
107887. What company makes the "Genuine Swiss Army Knife"?
107888. How much does the Swiss Army Knife Giant Knife Version 1.0 weigh?
107889. Was the Lumière Frères 1896 movie "Danse Serpentine" in color or black and white?
107890. What is a dodecahedron?
107891. Which is the world's most expensive golf course?
107892. Who founded Shintoism?
107893. Are there major differences between Hindi and Urdu languages?
107894. The electric vacuum cleaner was invented in 1901. What kind of vacuum cleaners existed before that?
107895. Except for the size, what is the main difference between a violin and a viola?
107896. How is the atomic number of the second most abundant element in the Earth?s crust related to the third mission to land on Earth?s moon?
107897. How is the second husband of Marta María Sahagún Jiménez related in name to the second Premier of New Zealand?
107898. How is the first wife of the second President of Indonesia related in name to either of the actors portraying Fan in Jing wu men?
107899. How is the second-largest cut diamond in the world related in name to the alma mater of Miss America 1937?
107900. How is the feast day for the second Pope related to Earth Overshoot Day in 2008?
107901. What town has had a recent rash of mermaid sightings?
107902. Though I was a foreigner, I eventually became a Senator, and one of the most
beloved and respected members of my adopted city. My sister Julia was a bit of a poet;
in fact a famous (and supremely powerful) couple, whom she often traveled with, liked one poem so much they had it carved into a centuries-old famous statue. I was known as a great patron of the arts, and sponsored for many years a great festival in my state. When I died, my sister and the residents of my city erected a momument/tomb in my honor, overlooking the site of those festivals. Who am I, and which ancient monument has my sister's poem carved in it?
107903. My raison d?etre was to stand guard; I eventually "failed", yet I'm still a sentinel.
Tourists from one country named me after a hero from a different country altogether,
a hero who has nothing to do with my country. This name is how people from most other
countries know me still. After some personal upheaval, but during a period of
relative peace throughout my land, I found myself singing each morning when the sun came up.
My paeans ended eventually, and so did the peace. I am?
107904. Who said, "Any man who likes marching had been given a brain for nothing, just the spinal column would have done!"?
107905. Into how many international time zones is the world divided?
107906. What is the name of the warship in the Pulitzer Prize winning novel ?The Caine Mutiny??
107907. What is the musical group ?The Seekers?' claim to fame?
107908. Which Queen of England had 11 fingers?
107909. On 'Big Brother' recently America was to vote to grant one house guest the power of coup d'etat. I laughed to myself, thinking there was probably no one in the house who could spell it, let alone tell us what it meant. So, what does it mean and which house guest won the vote?
107910. What MLB player played for the most teams in his career?
107911. RC bishops are each given a "titular diocese". What is this and why do they do this?
107912. What English word has four consecutive vowels which are palindromic in nature?
107913. What is the longest one-syllable English word that has eleven letters?
107914. What English word has nine letters, but only one vowel?
107915. What is the definition of pseudoantidenominationallistically?
107916. As used in Peter Bowler's book, the Superior Person's Book of Wondrous Words, what is the meaning of the English word gathper?
107917. Has an adult human ever been swallowed by a snake?
107918. What does it mean anatomically when a person is described as "double jointed"?
107919. Was there a period in medieval European history when house cats were almost completely eradicated because they were believed to be associated with witchcraft?
107920. Does the Jewish religion believe in heaven, hell or purgatory?
107921. Did the Haida venture as far as California?
107922. "They caused me a lot of hardship, grief, financial embarrassment; but, I preserved with my own lifestyle and I was strong enough in character to turn around and say: 'No matter what happend in the past, let's forget about it'. And, at this present moment in time, I've managed to retain my identity in my own sweet way." Who said this quote?
107923. What is a Positron?
107925. Is there an etymological reason why the 1st in English is the 1"ST", the 2nd is the 2"ND", the 3rd is the 3"RD", then everything else is the "TH"? Why isn't it Oneth, Twoth, Threeth, then Fourth, Fifth etc?
107926. What diminutive suffixes exist in Italian?
107927. Does anyone know the origins of the nickname 'Mickey Dripping'? It was certainly in common usage before the British 70s kids TV show 'Lizzie Dripping'. Any ideas?
107928. Which National League baseball team has the most wins since the year 2000?
107929. Nine years after the end of World War I, and nine days after a successful solo flight of his, a certain American pilot flew over a Belgian war cemetery and dropped poppies over the tombs of some of his fallen countrymen. Who was he, when exactly did it happen and where is that cemetery?
107930. What is Russian Roulette called in Russia?
107931. What do the Dutch call Dutch Courage?
107932. What are Chinese Whispers called in China?
107933. I know this might be considered an
odd question, but why do storm clouds
107934. In the movie 'Stand By Me,' is the body
107935. How does the stock market work?
107936. In which of the last two episodes of "Full House" is Michelle diagnosed with amnesia?
107937. What are some video game series that are no longer in production?
107938. What is it called in chess when a player promotes a pawn to a piece other than a queen?
107939. How does body hair on the leg, arm or armpit, etc., know to stop growing at a certain point, but hair on the head just keeps growing and growing?
107940. What would be a good name for a heuristically programmed algorithmic computer?
107941. For what are pleurisy root, life root, fenugreek, unicorn root, black cohosh and alcohol the ingredients?
107942. Why do some people smile and show their teeth and others smile and show their teeth and upper gum?
107943. Is there a difference between "stutter" and "stammer"?
107944. Is Babbitt metal still used today?
107945. Who are Bill Carson and Art Stanton?
107946. Is there an international championship for Chaturanga, the original form of chess?
107947. Leeds have drawn Watford in the League Cup. When was the last time the two clubs met in the competition and what was the score?
107948. When and where did Michael Jackson have his last concert?
107950. Were "boiled shirts" once really boiled, or is that a figure of speech?
107951. What is the difference between Physical border and Maritime border between the countries?
107952. Sudan was formerly called what?
107953. Is it true that in Switzerland flusing the toilet or lavoratory after 10 p.m. is illegal?
107955. Who was the only person to volunteer to be an inmate in Auschwitz, so as to gather information on it?
107956. Which monument in India was built in the remembrance of Indian soldiers killed in World War 1?
107957. When a person is selected to be a game show contestant, are his plane tickets paid for by the game?
107958. What is the cash for clunkers program about? Really simply for my simple brain please?
107959. What Ukrainian writer, who was born in the 19th century and died during the First World War, chose a peace wish as his penname and is best-known for a story about a dairyman?
107960. How was it decided that the military would use a 21 gun salute? Why 21 and not 17, 53 or any other number?
107961. In 1968 or 1969, Steve Miller (Steve Miller Band) had a song called "Beauty of Life Is That It Is Snowing." Is this track available today?
107962. In the movie GI Joe, what was the name of the bridge that the weakened Eiffel Tower fell on?
107963. Has any person, or group of people, been held accountable for the Beriut Massacre in an international court of law?
107964. What was the last song that The Beatles played at their final concert on August 29, 1966?
107966. How did the dancing puppet on strings controlled by a person called a Marionette get its name?
107967. Hermes, Aphrodite, Ares, Zeus, Cronus, Uranus...what is next in this list?
107968. What are some of the many nicknames Jared Lorenzen has?
107969. Is there a difference between the protoevangelion and the protoevangelium?
107970. How did Bama Rowell win a free watch and how many years did it take for him to collect it?
107971. What is the last song Tommy Bolin played live just hours before he died of an overdose?
107972. What is the origin of cheese racing?
107974. How long does it take for a body to decompose in a casket?
107975. What does "a prayer gone blind" mean which Roxette says in the 'Spending My Time' lyrics?
107976. Why and when did the common western style for men become having short hair?
107977. What does "reserve control" mean which Cold Play says in the 'Politik' lyric?
107978. What is the largest lake of Serbia?
107979. What famous battle on a lake was won by Alexander Nevski?
107980. What is the largest reservoir by surface area in the world?
107981. What is the largest permanent freshwater lake in Oceania?
107982. Is the Caspian Sea a lake, a sea or an ocean?
107983. Who was the manager of Wycombe Wanderers when they won promotion to the Football League?
107985. What was the first song that The Beatles played at their final concert on August 29, 1966?
107986. What do fridge magnets and Eskimo Pies have in common?
107987. What country consumes the most potatoes per capita?
107988. In countries that have lotteries, do most
of them tax their winnings like the United States, or let them enjoy their win tax-free, like Canada?
107989. Is the appendix still considered to be an unnecessary organ? If so, isn't evolution supposed
to have rid us of this freeloader?
107990. In the "Chattanooga Choo Choo" number of 1941's "Sun Valley Serenade", we see Dorothy Dandridge have a small purse or wallet attached by an elastic strap on her left hand; was this the fashion in the 40s?
107991. What do hockey moms have that other moms might not have?
107992. When do you qualify as a Joe Sixpack?
107993. Is there anything such as a soccer mom in the United States and Canada?
107994. On a present I got from somebody, I find this line: "Resaka Tsy Loza". What language is this and what does it mean?
107995. Which Quentin Tarantino film was adapted from the Elmore Leonard novel "Rum Punch?"
107996. What kind of sunglasses is Robert De Niro wearing on the cover of the movie "Heat"?
107997. What comedy movies have won the Best Picture Oscar?
107998. What is the difference between the Xbox 360 Arcade and the Xbox 360 60GB?
107999. Graham Barnes is the real name of a band member of a band that performed at Woodstock. He's a guitar player from England, who is he?