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1. There was an American clergyman who was the father of the author of "Uncle Tom's Cabin." He not only had a daughter who was an author but his five other children were also accomplished in their fields. Who became known as "The Father of More Brains Than Any Other Man in America?"
2. In 1938 Douglas Corrigan flew his single-engine Curtiss Robin from New York to Dublin, Ireland. The problem was, his flight plan said he was heading for California. What nickname did Corrigan pick up from this incident?
3. Gerald Baines Lambert was the son of Jordan Wheat Lambert, one of the men who invented Listerine mouthwash. Gerald used the Latin word for 'having bad breath'. The ensuing advertising campaign helped Gerald earn $25 million and retire at age 36. What nickname did he earn from this action?
4. Which famous Italian explorer was given the name "Admiral of the Mosquitoes" by his men?
5. Robert Todd Lincoln, son of Abraham Lincoln, served as Secretary of War from 1881-5 under Presidents Garfield and Arthur and as Ambassador to the United Kingdom from 1889-93 under President Harrison. He garnered a very unique, albeit unwelcome, nickname. What nickname did Robert Todd Lincoln have?
6. Andrew and William Smith, from the Hudson River Valley of New York, are the guys on the Smith Brothers Cough Drops boxes. What interesting nickname did they have?
7. Sean Connery has appeared in over sixty films in his career. He has won a Golden Globe, an Academy Award and even has an asteroid named after him. It was his portrayal as the womanizing secret agent in seven James Bond movies that earned him what wacky nickname?
8. This blonde actress and singer of the late 1940's through the 1960's had a very wholesome persona from her work in movies like "Please Don't Eat the Daisies," "The Glass Bottom Boat," and "With Six You Get Eggroll." She also had her own TV show that had her song "Que Sera, Sera" for its theme song. Who was known as "The Three-Million Dollar Freckled Corporation?"
9. This actor had the nickname "The Grand Old Man of the Aw Shucks School." He starred in such films as "Harvey," "Rear Window" and "You Can't Take it With You." He also starred in many westerns such as "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" and "Cheyenne Autumn." Who was this amazing actor?
10. Daniel Webster argued several cases before the US Supreme Court. Later he was elected to Congress from New Hampshire. He moved to Massachusetts and was elected to Congress as a representative of that state and later became a US Senator. President Harrison appointed him Secretary of State. Why was he called "Steam Engine in Pants?"
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