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    Trivial Trivia

    1. What is remarkable about this phrase? - Anger? 'Tis safe never. Bar it. Use Love.

    2. Catholic bishops are allowed seven of them, priests five, and ordinary people one; what are they?

    3. What do the words ALMOST and BIOPSY have in common?

    4. What are the only four words in the English language ending in 'dous'?

    5. What order is denoted by the following prefixes? First, Middle, Morning, Forenoon, Afternoon, First Dog, Last Dog.

    6. Name a fifteen letter word containing fifteen different letters.

    7. What is it?: the people who make it don't want it, the people who buy it don't use it and the people who use it don't know.

    8. What is unusual and probably unique about British postage stamps?

    9. Numerically, what's the difference between a hind and a hart?

    10. A part of a wheel is a SPOKE, another word for people is FOLK, so how do you spell the word for the white of an egg?

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    Re: Trivial Trivia

    #3 - <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>The letters of each word are in alpha order.</font color=yellow></span hi>
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    Re: Trivial Trivia

    #7 - <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>Caskets</font color=yellow></span hi>

    #10 - <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>How about albumen or simply "egg white"</font color=yellow></span hi>

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    Re: Trivial Trivia

    #5 - <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>These are the order for ship's watches. The "first watch" began at 8PM and ran until midnight. The last 4 hours in the order; 4PM - 8PM, was divided into two 2-hour shifts, the "first dog" and the "last dog". This resulted in seven shifts per 24 hour period.</font color=yellow></span hi>

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    #8 - <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>British stamps do not show name of country of origin of the stamp</font color=yellow></span hi>

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    Re: Trivial Trivia

    #4 - <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>Hazardous, Horrendous, Stupendous, Tremendous</font color=yellow></span hi>

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    Re: Trivial Trivia

    #9 - <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>2</font color=yellow></span hi>

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    Re: Trivial Trivia

    #7. <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>Windows ME</font color=yellow></span hi>

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    Re: Trivial Trivia

    Yes! Correct on 3, 5, 7, and 10

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    Re: Trivial Trivia

    Got 'em right: 4, 8, and 9.

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    Re: Trivial Trivia

    Actually, that's a better answer.

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    Re: Trivial Trivia

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    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>Evoles ut ira breve
    nefas sit regna!</font color=yellow></span hi>

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    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>Performing of the 7 sacraments of the Catholic Church. I think you'll find that lay people can perform 2 of them.</font color=yellow></span hi>
    <font color=blue><font face="Script MT Bold"><big>Rob</big></font face=script></font color=blue>

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    Re: Trivial Trivia

    #1: Yes, and the same meaning in English and Latin

    #2: Not quite. Try again. Think burials.

    Clue for #6: "not original nor wrong but capable"

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    Re: Trivial Trivia

    #2 - <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>With a bit of divine inspiration - crosses on a tomb</font color=yellow></span hi>

    #6 - <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>Your cryptic clue helped - uncopyrightable</font color=yellow></span hi>

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    Re: Trivial Trivia

    Yes to both #2 and #6. Good job!

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