Sunday, September 28, 2014

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q:Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history:can you name
A: Spades - King David; Clubs - Alexander the Great;Hearts-Charlemagne
and Diamonds – Julius Caesar.

Q:According to one study, what percent of homes with lawns have some sort of lawn ornament in their yard? 
A: 24%

Q: Mars Candy corp, makers of Snickers, Three Musketeers, Milky Way, Twix ect., cut the size of their candy bars by 11%. They referred to it not as cutting size but cutting what?
A:“cutting calories”.

Q:Why did Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, never phoned his wife or his mother. 
A: They were both deaf.

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q:Why did old firehouses have circular stairways? 
A: Old firehouses have circular staircases because, in the days when horses pulled fire engines and were stabled on the ground floor of fire houses, they figured out how to walk up straight staircases.

Q: The Flintstones was originally sponsored by whom? 
A: Winston cigarettes, and was intended for adults.

Q:Why is it that when you see an advertisement for a watch the time is 10:10? 
A: the arms frame the brand of the watch (and make it look like it's smiling.)

Q: When Alan Shepard was waiting for liftoff to become the first American in space, a reporter asked him what he was thinking about. Do you know his answer?  
A: He it is said that he replied “The fact that every part of this ship was built by the low bidder.